Category Archives: Asian

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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Banh Mi

There is actually a pretty good place in Honesdale to get a banh mi Vietnamese sandwich.  A little pricey for what you get but it’s good and the taste is “correct”.  I believe they offer the sandwich with chicken or … Continue reading

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Chaos

For the past 2 weeks my life has seemed somewhat chaotic and off kilter, while at the same time,   pedestrian, bland and unsatisfying.  I still haven’t figured out why.  I think it started with the yeast. This is my second … Continue reading

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Veuve Clicquot For Six

Just before Christmas, my husband completed a short term assignment in Senegal.  When he went through the duty free shop, a magnum of Veuve Cliquot Champagne leapt into his basket with just a small assist from him 😉 Scrooge-like, we … Continue reading

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