Monthly Archives: March 2011

How Sweet It Is

Onion Gravy It is amazing how one of natures angriest vegetables can becomes so sweet. You just have to coax the sweetness out. You could call this slow food, it does take a while to cook the onions down to … Continue reading

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京醬肉絲 (Pork Stir Fried with Sweet Bean Sauce)

Stir fried pork “threads” with sweet bean sauce is a super easy stir fry dish to make. Al you have to do is track down some 甜麵醬(tian mian jiang, sweet bean paste), which shouldn’t be too hard. It has a … Continue reading

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Uhmook Bokkeum (Stir fried fish cakes)

I have admittedly had a long love affair with Korean food. From my first adventure into a Korean restaurant in Washington State (Seoul Restaurant 7515 Martin Way Olympia WA) to my first trip into a H-Mart outside of Baltimore, MD, I grew … Continue reading

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Always open 7-11…歡迎光臨

In Taiwan some expats rely a bit too heavily on the 7-11.  But I will say that there are a couple things about the 7 that make it useful (other than just paying your bills there).  A quick and decent … Continue reading

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Toad in the Hole (sausages in a Yorkshire pudding)

Tuesday night is Britcom night on PBS here in Little Rhody. So that means I have to pay homage to one of the most maligned cuisines. English cooking has a reputation for being bland and boring.  When in reality, when … Continue reading

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黑胡椒牛柳 Black Pepper Stir Fried Beef….uh sticks

Ah, the marriage of a European vegetable, a Mediterranean bulb, a Middle Eastern root, and an Indian spice. All done up as a perfect simple stir fry. It is like the Silk Road on a plate. I love this dish, … Continue reading

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