Category Archives: Asian

Pork Stir Fry with Soba Noodles

I saw some not so baby bok choy, shiitake mushrooms and broccoli rabe at the dreaded Weiss Supermarket, and because they looked acceptably fresh, I bought them.  God knows their provenance; I decided not to freak myself out by looking for “product of” tags. What … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Udon Noodles

Because we like Asian spicy aubergine, I have made many variations of the recipe.  Today I used lean ground beef for the meat;  usually I use ground veal or pork but I had lean ground beef.  So that’s why After … Continue reading

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Sweet Chilli Fish Fillets with Coleslaw

  I found some rather nice fish fillets in the freezer that my husband had bought.  I don’t know how long they were in there, but they looked better than a lot of the fish I see in the supermarket. … Continue reading

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Beef Sirloin and Vegetable Stir Fry

If you buy a bag of carrots and end up with several, hidden in the middle of the bag, unattractive throwaways, it’s your own fault.  It’s like packaged rabbit; the head is sure to be there, cleverly hidden under the … Continue reading

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Omuraisu

Omuraisu is a Japanese omelette or, deconstructed, fried rice wrapped in an egg omelette. Ketchup is traditionally added to the filling and used as decoration for the top.  However our family, not being anywhere near Japanese, thinks that ketchup is only … Continue reading

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Pork Chop and Turnip Curry

From time to time when we are in the supermarket, my husband calls my attention to Glutton Man, thick pork chops.  Apparently, some time in his life he had one of these 1 lb babies, stuffed with bread crumbs, served to him. … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Well no Dorothy, we’re not in Burgundy anymore.  We’re in Wayne County Pennsylvania where schools are many times closed because of the winter weather.  However, Snow Days are only for school children, adults go to work on these days and are on … Continue reading

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