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Salmon and Parsnips with Ginger Sauce

Whenever I see parsnips, I think of the U.K. ambassador to Rwanda.  He was from Scotland, as was the E.U. ambassador and those two together were quite the thing.  They gave parties consisting of food flown in from the U.K. … Continue reading

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Ground Steak, Cucumber Pickle and Spinach

I bought a package of mini cucumbers the other day because they were cute and had a picture of what looks like a little Haitian boy on the cover.  Maybe he’s not Haitian, although the cucumbers came for Canada (all … Continue reading

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Soy Ginger Sea Bream

This dorade royale, or sea bream, kept reproaching me everytime I opened the freezer. It’s darkened, glacial eye a testimony to it’s “past the due date” freshness and it’s probable dry, tasteless flesh.  Still, it worried me that I had … Continue reading

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Ginger Cod with Zucchini Ribbon Salad

So much easier to make meals when everything is a 3 minute walk from the house and my favorite Cafe is on the way. Really, I will cry when I have to go back to Stuttgart!  But right now I’m … Continue reading

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Steamed Ginger Chicken with Zucchini Ribbon Salad

So simple yet so elegant!  Summer time food with a rainy day overtone.  I don’t know what I’m saying. Anyway, this was good.  Recipe for the ribbon salad is here https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/yakitori-duck-breast-with-asian-zucchini-ribbon-salad/.  Nap time! Steamed Ginger Chicken 4 chicken thighs Fresh ginger, … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Beef Stir Fry

I meant to make sesame chicken but I got distracted by this steak that I found in the freezer. This was really quick and easy but tasty. I don’t know why some people don’t like vegetables.  They look so bite-able to … Continue reading

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Wagamama Makes Miso Happy!

Well the gas grill is up and working just in time for the gorgeous weather we’re having here in the Bourgogne.   I threw in the Bourgogne because my son’s friend thinks Burgundy sounds funny.  Obviously it’s a language problem. … Continue reading

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Honey Roasted Duck Legs

This was a wonderful recipe.   Thank you Vietnamese people!   Thank you newasiancuisine.com!  I chose to serve this as an appetizer but I will make this again to serve with noodles. I decided to do something with duck legs … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Beef with Two Peppers

Sesame Ginger Beef with Two Peppers 1/2 pound of beef steak, sliced into strips 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp sesame seed oil 1 shallot, thinly sliced vertically 4 cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped 1 inch piece of ginger, slivered … Continue reading

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Beef and Spinach Noodles with Wild Sesame Seed

Now that it’s starting to warm up, I’ve been wandering around in the garage.   Oh happy days, I found a box with Japanese cooking supplies!   One of the things in the box was roasted wild sesame seed.   … Continue reading

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