Do you ever have one of those days where you walk into your kitchen, look in your pantry/fridge, and wonder what you can make that will use all your odds and ends while still being edible? This meal stemmed from one of those days. I picked through my veggies and put random combinations into google […]Read more "Quick Post: Thai Long Bean, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad"
I feel like people really take postickers for granted. Sure they can be hit or miss sometimes, maybe the wrapper is too thick and gummy or the filling is bland but when potstickers are made well…they…are…AWESOME. I’ve had a bajillion different kinds of potstickers, dumplings, gyozas, etc. over the years and I’ve loved nearly all […]Read more "Pork Potstickers"
There is a restaurant here in Vancouver called Lin’s that legit makes the BEST noodles I have ever had. It’s famous for its xiao long bao (soup dumplings) and the noodles are hand pulled fresh every day. It. Is. AWESOME. If I could, I would go there everyday and feast on all the amazing noodles, […]Read more "Quick Post: Dan Dan Mian"
Soooo I’m back again. For real this time too. Classes are finished, I’ve finally recovered from celebrating the end of classes, and I had a ridiculously easy exam schedule. With this term is over, I’ve only got to take two more classes during the summer to finish off my Bachelor degree. The realization that I […]Read more "Beef Stroganoff"
One of my favorite things in the world to do is to go grocery shopping. Probably not much of a surprise seeing as how I’m obsessed with food and all but whatever, it’s my favsies. I always try to go for groceries at LEAST once a week because there are always sweet new weekly bargains […]Read more "Gone Fishin: Black Bean Whole Trout"
I learned a few exciting facts recently 1) Things become infinitely kooler if you spell them with a “k” instead of a “c” (I, obvs, am very aware of what is hip and “kool” with kids these days. Please see the title of this post for further proof) 2) My hands are incredibly shaky and […]Read more "Korean Komfort: Japchae (Stir Fried Noodles)"
As I grew up and my exposure to Burmese food increased, I discovered that salads are a fundamental part of Burmese cuisine. There’s tea leaf salad, rice salad, ginger salad, and so on and so forth. Many of them are mixed by hand and include fish sauce, oil, and a variety of aromatics. Some of […]Read more "Burmese Days: Gin Thoke (Ginger Salad)"
One of my New Years Resolutions was to be better and more consistent with my blogging….well I’ll admit I’m off to a poor start BUT its not all my fault! School, snow, and a computer in the shop have left me busy and backlogged on recipes. I’ve been cooking a LOT so I’ve got plenty […]Read more "Burmese Days: Pork Curry"
While I was home in California neglecting you all, I made a variety of delicious Burmese dishes that I want to share with you now. Burmese food can seem a bit involved but it is delicious and worth any extra effort it may require. My mom is burmese and she has seven brothers and sisters. […]Read more "Burmese Days: Ohn no khao swè (Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup)"
K so I’m done finals, I made it home to California, and I’m all settled in with the fam…now where were we? Indian food! Right! O soul healing comfort food, o heavenly combinations of spices, how I love thee……….too much? Fine. It’s been a long week. My Indian feast was a bit of a pre-exams […]Read more "Indian Cookin Part 2: Chicken Masala"