Category: Asian Vegetables

Cooking in Season

Methi Murgh | Chicken in Fenugreek Curry

I have raved about fresh fenugreek before. ItΒ is absolutely one of my favourite green vegetables – or should …

Sep 27, 2016

Cooking in Season

Mapo Tofu | Best Beef Stirfry | Chinese Cookbook Giveaway

Two excellent Chinese recipes for the Mid-Autumn Festival, these full-flavoured yet accessible dishes will surely make it into your regular rotation. Read on for my full cookbook review and detailed recipes.

Sep 9, 2016

Cooking in Season

Soba Noodle Salad

I have had this blog for six years without ever once mentioning my love for soba noodles. This …

May 10, 2016

Cooking in Season

Anna’s Korean Green Beans

I have not yet managed to create a green bean dish that elicits the sighs of bliss, the …

Aug 29, 2015

Feature Ingredients

Salted Fermented Soy Bean Sauce

We make a serious about-face today, from the lovely modern health food of homemade almond milk to the …

Jan 22, 2014

General

Chinese Style Eggplant with Roasted Tofu

I am posting this recipe for two reasons: 1) It’s eggplant season right now and people, I’ve noticed, …

Sep 13, 2012

Cooking in Season

Fresh Methi, aka Fenugreek Greens

Fresh fenugreek is rich, pungent, curry-ish, and gives incomparable flavour to Indian recipes of all kinds. One thing …

Aug 30, 2011

Essential Thai

Cilantro Root Season

Of all the wonderful fruits and vegetables that are coming into season, cilantro root is the one that …

Jul 12, 2011

Essential Thai

Thai Style Stir-Fried Greens

Yesterday, I did some experimenting with a beautfiul bunch of yin choy, otherwise known as Amaranth greens. You …

May 19, 2010

Cooking in Season

Yin Choy, aka Amaranth Greens

I have been eyeing up yin choy, the beautiful fuschia-stained green vegetable in the Chinese market. I am finally given an excuse to take some home and experiment.

May 18, 2010

Extreme Foodie

FEATURE INGREDIENT: a very special seaweed

Inspired by a question I received today via email, I have chosen to feature a decidedly un-glamourous ingredient: …

Jan 29, 2010
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