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"
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)"
Well, I feel like we’re in the point in our relationship where I can reveal to you that not everything I make turns out wonderful and lovely. Sure it tastes good but man it can get uuuuuugly. Its sad but thats what happens when you’re not a food network star and/or a food stylist(best profession […]Read more "It’s Not Always Pretty: Yogurt Loaf and Minced Beef Over Rice"