Ginger and Cilantro

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Tomato & Onion Scramble

There are years that ask questions, and years that answer. ~ Zora Neale Hurston<p>~ HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL, BOTH FAR AND NEAR –<br>MAY YOUR DAYS BE FULL OF …

Easy Banana Walnut Loaf

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, stand a little taller….. ~ “Stronger”, Kelly Clarkson<p>Life has a way of throwing a curveball when we least …

Char's Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Soups are a great way to introduce a lot of vegetables to kids. Stir-fries, too, because they contain so many different shapes and colors. ~ Emeril …

Food & Dining

Bakwan Kepiting - Pork and Crab Meatball Soup

Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential. ~<i>Winston Churchill</i><p>I confess mine is not the modern family which has the luxury of planning …

Food & Dining

Eggplant with Dried Shrimp

Is the eggplant a fruit or a vegetable?<p>The Oscars were being awarded. I never had the patience to sit through the red carpet event, knowing there …

Ethiopian Cabbage

Good music goes with good food. ~African Proverb<p>Ever since stumbling on an Ethiopian restaurant, we have been going back there and persuading friends …

Nyonya Roti Babi

<i>Roti Babi is</i> a Penang Peranakan dish which I have been quite curious about since I read the recipe in Debbie Teoh’s book. Bread slices coated …

Braised Pork Ribs with Black Beans and Bitter Melon

Braised Pork Ribs with Black Beans and Bitter Melon<p>Prep time<p>30 mins<p>Cook time<p>50 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 20 mins<p>This is similar to the steamed pork ribs …

St. Patrick's Deviled Salmon Cucumber Rounds

May your troubles be less<br>and your blessings be more<br>and nothing but happiness<br>come through the door. ~ Irish blessing<p>I have always thought of St. …

Tomato Pie

A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins. ~ Laurie Colwin, ‘Home Cooking’<p>Today I attended my first trunk show. I had never …

Golden Turmeric Milk

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. ~Woody Allen<p>The rains have finally ceased. Blue skies span the astral fabric, …

Spinach Linguine in 15 Minutes

Life is a combination of magic and pasta. ~ Federico Fellini<p>Around here, great Italian restaurants abound featuring cuisine from every region in …

Ginger and Cilantro

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. ~ Najwa Zebian A few weeks ago, winter officially set in with snow drifts and …

Buddha's Delight 罗汉斋 'Loh Han Jai'

You don’t stumble upon your heritage. It’s there, just waiting to be explored and shared. ~ Robbie Robertson<p>The period of celebration for the Lunar …

Glutinous Rice Balls 汤圆 'Tang Yuan' with Black Sesame Paste

No matter where you go, there you are. ~ Confucius<p>Last week I shared our Turnip Cake ‘Loh Bok Gau’ recipe, a traditional dish eaten on the first day …

Taiwanese Ground Pork Rice 卤肉饭

Taiwanese Ground Pork Rice Bowl 卤肉饭<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>Part 2 of "Taiwan Street Food Series". An iconic comfort food …

Honey Walnut Pine Nut Shrimp

<b>“What’s more luscious than cheesecake, roses in bloom and freshly washed hair? Let me count…,” she said to Mr. Goat.</b><p><b>~ DIM SUM SERIES ~</b><p>What is about …

Food & Dining

Chinese Green Bean Dessert Soup 绿豆汤

<b>The wonder,</b> <b><br>The hunger,</b> <b><br>And the sound of distant thunder. ~ “Indian Summer”, Brooks & Dunn (released 2009)</b><p>Warm, hazy, windless weather prevailed all …

Sweet Potatoes

Taiwanese Gua Bao 刮包 (Braised Pork Belly)

<b>“Sweet and salty, creamy and bouncy, tart and sour, sweet and salty again.”</b><p>~ TAIWAN STREET FOOD SERIES – Part 3 ~<p>Few things beat waking up to the …

Food & Dining

Easy Water Spinach 空心菜 (Kangkung)

All things are difficult before they are easy. ~ Thomas Fuller<p>Here is recipe that starts easy and stays easy. It will make a cook out of anyone. It’s …

Dialects

Cold Tofu with Bonito Flakes

Cold Tofu with Bonito Flakes<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>10 mins<p>This tofu dish is so easy and quick to make. It really takes just 10 minutes to …

Onions

Easy Gajar Halwa

Easy Gajar Halwa<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>40 mins<p>An easy version of a traditional Indian dessert.<p>Author: felix<p>Recipe type: …

Carrots

Ginger Beef and Broccoli

Ginger Beef and Broccoli<p>Prep time<p>45 mins<p>Cook time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>55 mins<p>Author: felix<p>Recipe type: Sides<p>Cuisine: Chinese<p>Serves: 4<p>Ingredients<p>8-10 oz …

Soysauce

Egg-free, Butter-free Honey Walnut Cookies

Honey Walnut Cookies<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>A vegan alternative this Thanksgiving! Best enjoyed tucked in a comfy couch with …

Dessert

Healthy Meat Sauce and Whole Wheat Spaghetti

Healthy Meat Sauce and Whole Wheat Spaghetti<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>45 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour<p>Healthy recipe with a secret everyday ingredient. Ideal …

Food

Easy Turkey Meatball Soup

Easy Turkey Meatball Soup<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>30 mins<p>Total time<p>45 mins<p>A soup for a cold day. Use those leftover turkey from Thanksgiving and make …

Homemade Mushroom Soup

<i>In the hopes of reaching the moon, men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet. ~Albert Schweitzer</i><p>It was with some effort that I managed …

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Beauty

Chocolate Chip Cookies ('Famous Amos' copycat)

<i>We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.</i><p>~ A THANK YOU POST ~<p>As the year draws to a close and …