Category Archives: Asian

Spicy Aubergine Stir Fry

I wanted spicy, Asian aubergine but not quite having the ingredients it called for and couldn’t be bothered to go to the store, I made some aubergine with refrigerator and pantry things in it;aubergine, scallions, garlic, ground beef, bean sprouts … Continue reading

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Spicy Indian Aubergine

Indian aubergine are so cute and also rare in our supermarkets.  I got lucky with these. They remind me a bit of the popular, indigenous djakattou vegetable found in West Africa, a cross between tomato and eggplant.  The djakattou is … Continue reading

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Crispy Fried Pork Belly

I was reminded of this pork belly recipe when I saw a post for it in my “memories” on Facebook.  I just happened to have a relatively lean, skin on, piece in the freezer that I surprisingly found in the … Continue reading

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Japanese Lunch

I am so in love with the food on Netflix’s Samurai Gourmet that I rewound and rewound the preparation of Spicy Miso Eggplant and Bell Pepper Stir-fry until I was confident I could create a recipe.  Unfortunately, the picture above … Continue reading

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Miso Soup with Pork Belly and Tofu

I can’t seem to stay away from the Just One Cookbook blog.  I so wanted to make this recipe Miso Soup with Yuzu Kosho that I made and refrigerated dashi stock to have on hand when I was ready.  I … Continue reading

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Going Ronin Rogue with Japanese Oden

A couple of weeks ago I saw/read somewhere (I’ve forgotten where) about some suggestions for Japanese programs on Netflix involving cuisine.  I think there were four or 5 that I previewed but became fascinated by Samurai Gourmet, a series about … Continue reading

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Asian Cod Fillets

Alaskan wild caught cod was available in the fish section at Weiss Supermarket.  Not daring to inquire if they had been shipped frozen, I purchased 2 lbs refusing to think further.  Unlike the thick cuts of “dos de cabillaud” cod … Continue reading

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