Desmond Ng

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Sesame

<b>Author Notes:</b> Adapted from a recipe in the Generation-to-Generation cookbook published by the Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim, California, my take on this quick asparagus side dish adds tofu for extra protein and sesame oil to compliment the miso. —dailywaffle<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: …

Recipes

linguine with tomato-almond pesto

We are dragging this summer out. Maybe it’s because as far as I am concerned, it didn’t really start until August, when the bulk of the heat wave was …

rice-stuffed tomatoes

Guys, we should definitely, definitely talk about these. Here, I’ll go first: I think it’s essential that you not let another tomato season pass …

Ginger-Scallion Soy Sauce

This sauce has just the right balance of spicy, salty, sour, and sweet. Use it as a dip for dumplings, or add it to any stir-fry. It also works great …

liège waffles

<i>Psst.</i> I know what everyone is really hoping you’ll cook this weekend, and I’m sorry, it is not that kale salad. Okay, maybe not if these people are …

Italian GNU GNU Cake

This lovely GNUGNU cake is so yummy! It lasts like chocolate cream – it is so creamy and bubbly – and does gnu gnu! It is a delicious Italian dessert …

Six O'Clock Solution: Spinach, Tomato and Chickpea Curry

How to pep up our vegetables with combinations and seasonings is the flavourful lesson offered in the vegetarian cookbook Fresh India, by British …

Homemade Nutella Hazelnut Spread

This is a quick homemade Nutella hazelnut spread recipe that you can make anytime and surprise your kids and family with a nice piece of bread (like …

Pasta with Corn, Slow

<b>Author Notes:</b> Feel free to make the garlic confit and the slow-cooked tomatoes a few days ahead of time. They keep really well in the fridge. Another useful idea is to double the amounts of garlic and tomatoes so that you have extra for salad dressings or as toppings for just about anything. Pay …

blue cheese and red potato tart

I bought the prettiest little “freshly dug!” (I could not resist this sign) red potatoes at the market last week. They’re sweet, creamy and cute and …

Nigel Slater’s preserved tomatoes recipes

A rag-bag of assorted tomatoes, baked with herbs then bottled in their cooking juices has been a boon this week, forming the base of a fettucine supper, a light lunch with green beans and sesame, and a midnight feast with fat, oily anchovies and green olives.<p>The tomatoes were roasted at a low …

Food Preservation

Louisiana Gumbo

Lots of garlic makes this a deeply-flavored dish.<p>8Servings<p>Ingredients<p>ROUX<p>2 Tbs. olive oil<br>• 1 Tbs. dried minced garlic (not flakes)<br>• 2 Tbs. unbleached …

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Jamie Oliver

pearl couscous with olives and roasted tomatoes

<b>Prepare tomatoes:</b> Heat oven to 300°F. Halve tomatoes through stem ends and arrange, cut sides up, in 1 layer on a large baking sheet. Add garlic to …

Nut and Seed Biscotti Recipe

The other afternoon I set out to make thin, biscotti-style crackers. They were to be densely pebbled with all manner of nuts and seeds - green …

pasta salad with roasted tomatoes

For someone who is patently terrified of all the offerings in the deli case pasta salad universe — the tri-colore, mayo-slicked, sugar-sweetened, …

avocado salad with carrot-ginger dressing

<b>Make the dressing:</b> Whiz the carrots, shallot and ginger in a blender or food processor until finely chopped. Scrape down the sides, then add the …

belgian brownie cakelets

Almost 10 years ago, when I was a child-free, single-chinned (bah) newlywed and this site was 6 weeks old, I passingly mentioned making the Belgian …

Dessert

Korean Culinary Cures: From Tummy Aches To Hangovers, Here's How Moms Cook Up Relief

In first grade, I was hospitalized with pneumonia for over a week. I remember having to take an antibiotic syrup that gave me acid reflux. Immediately after I swallowed it, my Korean immigrant mother spoon-fed me a homemade liquid with small pieces of boiled Korean pear (<i>bae</i>), spices, and honey. …

spring salad with new potatoes

I think that if we’re going to continue to be grand old friends, you’re going to have to admit that you at least occasionally wish you could have …

warm lentil and potato salad

You don’t have to look at me like that. I know, <i>I know</i> how you and most people feel about lentils. About how they’re mealy and brown and generally …

potato and broccolini frittata

I don’t mean to undersell this, but this is just a frittata. It’s not going to help decimate your weekend’s apple haul, it’s not to going to solve …

chocolate pavlova

Prepare your pan: Heat your oven to 350 °F. Line your largest baking sheet — it needs to hold at least a 12-inch round because these can spread; I …

Spicy Miso-Tahini Ramen

This super-<i>oishii</i> (“delicious”) spicy ramen bowl is made with basic pantry staples, such as miso paste and tahini, plus Sriracha for spice! I love …

Homemade Peeps, And More Easter Treats, A La Thomas Keller

After 40 long days of Lenten abstention, Easter is a time for indulgence. And for those of us who don't observe Lent — well, who can resist all those chocolate bunnies? It's a time for sweets, with or without an excuse.<p>But if you're looking for Easter indulgences that are a little more refined than …

8 Tasty Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes You Should Make This Month To Lose Weight

Everyone knows that a healthy diet is the most important part of losing weight. Once you’ve developed a good diet and healthy eating habits, you’re …

10 Easy Dinners Made with Pantry Staples

Oh winter! The bad weather, the cold, and the general hibernation that it encourages in all of us—it’s enough to make you want to stock up, cook big …

Roasted Moong Dal with Spinach

The book of Indian regional cuisines was 30 years ahead of its time, and is now more relevant than ever<p>Pick over the dal. Put it on a clean tea …

Braised Mushrooms Are a Chinese Lunar New Year Classic

Remove the mushrooms from the water and squeeze the excess liquid out. Trim off the stems; set aside.<p>Place the broth, oyster sauce, tamari or soy …