Creamy Miso Eggplant Rice Bowl

This is a scrumptious healthy lunch or dinner option that is loaded with lots of yummy variety and textures. The deliciously caramelized eggplant also has a luscious creamy center in the middle. The combination of pan-fried mackerel, boiled egg, diced carrots, fragrant Jasmine rice and shredded collard greens, colorfully elevate this otherwise minimalist dish. ServesContinue reading “Creamy Miso Eggplant Rice Bowl”

Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken is also known as Pad Krapow Gai. I’ve been on fresh herb kick of late. I love all herbs and basil is one of my all-time favorites to accent a dish. The heart of this dish is the Thai basil. It has a deep purple stem and has a sweet, anise-like scentContinue reading “Thai Basil Chicken”

Coconut Chicken,Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry

Autumn or Fall Season is such a spectacular time of the year especially in a forest. Burnt orange, mulberry red and golden yellow leaves blaze brightly until they fall for winter. Hauntingly beautiful scenes. Have the leaves begun to change where you live? In keeping with the splendidly colorful foliage upon us. I made thisContinue reading “Coconut Chicken,Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry”

Chicken Katsu Curry

A popular dish in Japan that is quick to make with ready made curry bricks. This is one of my favorite curry dishes. The delicious aroma of this curry is mouth-wateringly good. I used S&B Japanese curry roux blocks and they are so quick to make. It has a mild and sweet flavor that goesContinue reading “Chicken Katsu Curry”

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”

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”

Steamed Chicken Lotus Leaf Wraps (Lo Mai Gai)

Not the best looking in the dim sum crowd, but I personally think it’s one of the tastiest. The Lotus leaves give a unique earthy tea aroma which infuses the rice. Glutinous rice or sweet rice has an almost stickier texture almost like a sushi rice. It can take a bit of time to makeContinue reading “Steamed Chicken Lotus Leaf Wraps (Lo Mai Gai)”

Wakame Seaweed and Vegetable Rice

Wakame seaweed, also known as Sea Mustard, is deep green and is often found in miso soup. It tastes subtly sweet and has a silky-smooth texture. It has often been reported to be packed with a number of micro-nutrients namely Iodine. This presentation of rice works well as a standalone meal or is equally asContinue reading “Wakame Seaweed and Vegetable Rice”