Tag: chinese

Five Ingredient Peanut Sauce
Featured Item, Sauce, Sauces, Vegetarian

Five Ingredient Peanut Sauce

Why is peanut sauce so good?? I think you could dip almost anything into it and it would taste like  the best thing you ever ate.  Vietnamese restaurants have the very best peanut sauce too.  It’s always perfectly creamy and spicy with just the right texture. I have tried A […]

Adzuki Bean Noodles
Dinner, Featured Item, Lunch, Main, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Adzuki Bean Noodles

I want to preface this by saying that I wanted to call this Pad Thai but I opted not to because since it doesn’t contain tamarind or some of the required ingredients to be considered traditional Pad Thai.  It does however bear similarities with the overlapping ingredients, so it reminded me […]

Date Night Flank Steak
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Meat

Date Night Flank Steak

When cooking to impress, I always lean towards a simple recipe where you can showcase a star ingredient in flavor and in presentation.  For this to work, you need to start with good ingredients since they are few and simple.  The point of the ingredients is to show off the meat, so […]

Sriracha Honey Tofu
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Vegetarian

Sriracha Honey Tofu

I am and will always be a lover of tofu!  It’s good for you and easy to cook, but best of all it can take on any flavor that you decide to pair it with.  Some people get intimidated by cooking tofu because if you haven’t done it, it may seem strange […]

Sambal Oelek
Featured Item

Sambal Oelek

Sambal Oelek is probably my favorite ingredient in my kitchen.  I go through a bottle of it every couple of months because as you can see from my recipes, I add it to almost everything.  Sambal Oelek sounds like an obscure ingredient but I’m sure if you have ever eaten […]