Tag Archives: asian

Spicy Pork And Mustard Green Soup

I just finished eating this.  It was so good that I wanted to share it right away.  I am lazy lately and have been just cooking out of magazines instead of coming up with my own recipes.  So, sorry Blog … Continue reading

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Tamarind Whiskey Sour

If you’ve never tried tamarind before, it’s difficult to describe.  It’s a thick, sticky substance inside a long, brown pod.  You can buy it in the pod in some grocery stores, or in block form and it sort of resembles … Continue reading

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Ginger-Scallion Pork Burger with Spicy Quick Pickles

This is an Asian-style pork burger that’s juicy and flavorful.  The spicy, sweet and sour quick pickles and grilled onions the perfect toppings for this tasty burger.  I made a spicy condiment for it with Mae Ploy Sweet Chili Sauce … Continue reading

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Spareribs with Fresh Plum Chutney

There is a running joke in my family about chutney.  Larry’s Market in Rockaway Beach has a sign outside that reads: Larry’s Market- Fresh Produce, Meats, and Chutney.  If you have ever been into Larry’s you will notice that it’s … Continue reading

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Baby Bok Choy Stir Fry

Here is a fresh, tasty, and vegan way to prepare stir fried greens.  I find baby bok choy in bags at Asian grocery stores.  They are about three or four inches long and so adorable your kids might even try … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Shrimp Soup

Vietnamese Shrimp Soup I used tiger prawns, which were delicious but almost too large.  Medium sized shrimp should be perfect.  The picture shows my friend Brennan’s salad rolls which were delicious. Serves 4 1 lb. shrimp, unpeeled 1 6-8 inch … Continue reading

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Steamed Asian Red Snapper

Steaming fish with aromatics is a great way to maximize flavor without drying it out.  We love Asian flavors in our house, so this one was a big winner.  Use any herbs or greens that you have available.  Be sure … Continue reading

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Tangerine Ginger Game Hens

I found some fresh game hens at the market this week and wanted to prepare them with an Asian flavor.  Here is what I came up with.  The birds were juicy and tender, and the sauce was addictive! 2 large … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Red Pepper Jelly Shrimp

Here is a recipe from the woman who inspired me to become a good cook, my mom.  In her own words: A friend brought a jar of pepper jelly on New Year’s Eve for an appetizer of goat cheese and jelly … Continue reading

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Chicken Teriyaki

This is the real deal.  The sauce is thick and sweet and the whole thing comes together in about 20 minutes. This is adapted from Nobu Matsuhisa. 1 C. chicken broth 1/3 C. soy sauce 1/4 C. sugar 2 T. … Continue reading

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