Not an easy thing to do, actually, as shellfish is a personal favorite. However, as wonderful as the shrimp is in today’s attempt, the shitake mushrooms are even better. By some degree. In fact, the dish would be just as scrumptious, just as amazing, with no shrimp and a double serving of mushrooms. Shocking, but… Continue reading Upstaging the Shrimp
While today’s effort, Stir-Fry Snow Peas with Pork, is simpler than most else of what’s featured on these pages, its companion sticky rice is even more of a pleasant surprise. For those like me to whom sticky rice is unfamiliar, it tends to cluster, hence the name, and as such bite-size clumps are torn away… Continue reading How Easy Was That?
When Bon Appetit highlighted this dish in the October 2017 issue, the ingredients list promised a memorable experience, something with bold tastes. The result produces in abundance. Of course, the visuals alone stun, because how could a meal with such vibrant colors do anything but delight the palate? This is beef amplified. One question about… Continue reading Little of This, Little of That, Lots of Flavor
A valid question if it were takeout, but this a homemade attempt at Pork Fried Rice, so the add-ons aren’t included. One step at a time. However, Cook’s Country provided a good starting point in its June/July 2017 issue, with instructions on recreating the beloved Chinese-American staple. This means there’s no need for the cardboard… Continue reading Where’s My Fortune Cookie?
Unknown, but it must have been far balmier than it was around here. Just imagining the bejeweled sunlight sparkling as it glances over a palm tree-lined bay is enough to make one want to… Well, unless this already has inspired you to buy tickets, the second-best way yo satisfy a need for a tropical getaway is… Continue reading How Warm Was It Today In Thailand?
Are you surprised it took so long for this blog to feature something Japanese? I certainly am. Anyone who’s seen the Tokyo shrine at my office desk, and most of you have, know of my affinity for Japanese culture. Now, at last, I get around to honoring and celebrating it. By the way, teppanyaki refers to the… Continue reading Teppanyaki? Hai!