Last Sunday, I was not in the mood to cook but wanted to make something simple yet hearty. Luckily, I have these basic ingredients in my refrigerator at all times to whip up yummiliciousness! I call them basic because I normally have leftover rice to make fried rice, homemade marinara sauce whenever I feel like having pasta marinara without the hassle of making it (when … Continue reading Whip Up Yummiliciousness!
I am a leftover lover! There was so much gravy left from the Braised Chicken with Tomatillos & Jalapenos that I decided to place it in a tub and refrigerated it. One afternoon, we were home for lunch and got hungry so I thought why not make a rice dish using the leftover gravy? Here’s a very simple recipe for Tomatillos & Jalapenos Pilaf. The … Continue reading I Am A Leftover Lover!
Lately, we’ve been eating a lot of chicken because we need to cut down on having red meat. Therefore, I need to figure out different ways to serve it so we will not get bored of eating chicken. Since I now have access to Poblano Chile, I thought, “Why not cook something with it?” Today’s dish is not only easy to make but also extremely … Continue reading Delicious and Comforting!
My first Vietnamese dining experience took place whilst I was living and studying in Hawaii back in 1995. Almost on a daily basis, I would have their fried rice, bahn mi or sometimes, pho. I love Vietnamese food but rarely get to eat them these days because there are not that many eateries around me now that serve good Vietnamese cuisine. So, what do I … Continue reading Easy peasy and cheap!
All my life, I have never been a dessert person but as I grow older, I have an appreciation for them. Perhaps my taste buds have changed. I enjoy them more now than ever. Having said that, as a kid there were a couple of desserts that I liked a lot. Both of them are kind of bold, colorful and loud. Kinda like me! One … Continue reading Bold, colorful and loud!
I had a little of celery left in the refrigerator and was trying to figure out what is it that I can make. What popped in my mind was Risotto Bianco! The Ingredients 500 ml Vegetable stock Olive oil 1/2 a small Red Onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 stick of Celery, trimmed and finely chopped 150 g Risotto rice salt and pepper 1/4 cup … Continue reading Absolute comfort food!