I was not introduced to instant ramen until I was in my early 20's. As a pasta-lover, this new type of noodle was quite a discovery. As I got older, I started playing with ramen and adding all kinds of ingredients to the noodles and used them as sides or complete meals. Now, my chickens... Continue Reading →
Banana bread is one of those comforts foods that is easy to make. I never made it until recently, motivated by the nagging of my 17-year old who was so bored during the corona quarantine that she wanted to bake. I researched many recipes on YouTube and ended up with a combined version of Tessa... Continue Reading →
I love food, and I love to cook. I also enjoy going to restaurants to try new dishes and to take pictures of the plates. My food is good, but it’s not attractive, so restaurants are an excellent place to take pretty pictures of the preparations. Bars and restaurants in Miami have been closed since... Continue Reading →
The last time we went out before the COVID-19 situation got grave in Miami was on March 8th, to go to the Asian Culture Festival. I was hesitant to go, and now I am so glad we went - it was early, so not too many people, and the vast array of food available was... Continue Reading →
I warmed up some leftover rice & peas and mixed it with some scrambled eggs. A weird and wonderful combination. Delicious!
Masala Chai is tea prepared with a blend of spices. This recipe, which I got from Saveur Magazine, is a shortcut worth trying.
I have recently started to steam eggs instead of boiling them and I do notice a difference - they are easier to peel and somehow, feel lighter. This method I got from America’s Test Kitchen. “Boiled eggs that start in cold water are hard to peel because the proteins in the egg white set slowly,... Continue Reading →
“How could you eat that bloody thing?” My friend Paul asked me in disbelief. “ I do not know why you even bother to ask the kitchen to cook it, it is bathing in blood. You are just a little dinosaur.” I have asked myself that question a million times and the allure of raw... Continue Reading →
Mommy gave me a bag of potatoes, and I wanted to make something other than mash with it. Canned salmon was sitting in the cupboard for a while, so why not combine these 2 ingredients and make something yummy out of them? Fishcakes crossed my mind, but it had to be a recipe that included... Continue Reading →