Vegetable Medley Fried Rice

Homemade fried rice with simple everyday ingredients and it is quicker than takeout. This is an ideal way to use leftover ingredients you may happen to have. The best part of this classic is that you can rustle it up in under 10 minutes. For an extra taste explosion, I would recommend a big dollopContinue reading “Vegetable Medley Fried Rice”

Shrimp and Egg Stir-fry

A simple eight ingredient one plate wonder. This dish is lightly seasoned to bring out the delicate natural flavors of the scrambled egg and shrimp. Its pairs well with hot rice and only takes about 20 minutes to make. Ingredients: 2 eggs 7 shrimp (peeled) salt (pinch) white pepper (pinch) ½ tbsp sesame oil ½Continue reading “Shrimp and Egg Stir-fry”

Tofu and Eggplant Stir-Fry

This easy Tofu and Eggplant Stir-fry recipe is loaded with the most delicious velvety oyster sauce. It imparts a “meaty” rich savory flavor which adds depth to the soft eggplant and plain tofu.   Eggplant, aubergine and brinjal. What do you call them? Ingredients: Serves 2-3 2 cups of rice 1 firm tofu block 3Continue reading “Tofu and Eggplant Stir-Fry”

Salmon with Rainbow Salad

Starting the week with this fun, colorful and mouth-watering warm salad. Yes, I hear you how exciting a salad can be, but this mix of vibrant crunchy vegetables, sweet potato and succulent salmon should not disappoint.   Ingredients: 8oz salmon 1 sweet potato ½ cup red cabbage (shredded) ½ carrot (ribbons) 3 slices cucumber 1Continue reading “Salmon with Rainbow Salad”

Crispy Tofu Noodle Bowl

A vibrant and refreshing noodle bowl brimming with umami rich Shimeji mushrooms, leafy emerald green kale, fresh red bell pepper, sweet eggs, bouncy wheat noodles and crispy tofu. Deliciously savory and totally customizable. Happy Friday Foodie Friends. Hope you have a nice chilled weekend  Ingredients: 2 portions wheat noodles fried tofu (ready-made) 1.5 cupContinue reading “Crispy Tofu Noodle Bowl”

Lemongrass Chicken Noodle Bowl

Lemongrass has a distinct flavor. I would describe it as a mix of lemons, mint, and ginger (without the spiciness). It has a mild sweetness without any tartness. To be economical I used frozen lemongrass that was already finely chopped. What I love about this dish is that the chicken itself is very flavorful, soContinue reading “Lemongrass Chicken Noodle Bowl”

Miso Chicken Donburi

The main star of this meal is the Dashi miso paste. It is made of seaweed, smoked dried fish, and fermented soybeans. This savory flavor profile is the epitome of umami. This is one of my go to dishes when I can’t really think of what to make and it never fails to deliver onContinue reading “Miso Chicken Donburi”

PERi PERi Chicken

There are currently no Nando’s restaurants near where I stay but much to my delight I came across Nando’s PERi PERi medium sauce. The signature sauce is a taste explosion – its spicy, sweet, sour, and salty all at once. I usually find it hard to cook chicken breasts without over cooking them, so IContinue reading “PERi PERi Chicken”