Category Archives: Asian


I love the Internet. I love looking up recipes. And then totally ignoring them. Well, I don’t totally ignore them, I treat them more like guidelines. Very loose guidelines. Yes, yes, I’m a culinary rebel. So this, the Christmas of … Continue reading

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Christmas Leftovers

Leftover green onions and spring-roll wrappers from the crab rangoon I made on Christmas Eve, have switched countries, but not continents. Somosas Onion, potato, garlic, frozen peas, green onion and curry powder sautéed until softened, then mixed with a small … Continue reading

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Recipe From Necessity

Eggplant. I’ll admit it, I absolutely hated eggplant. Until I had it fried, lightly breaded with the Arabic spice mix za’atar. Now I’m always looking for excuses to make the dish. With the change in temperature all the eggplant from … Continue reading

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