Thai Flavored Eggplant and Tofu

My neighbor has so many Thai restaurant. They all have authentic Thai dish like pad thai, curries, or tom yum soup, stir fry dish vary on which restaurant you choose. Although they are all great, as I love Thai dish so much, I wanted to make some on my own, so here it is! Thai basil with eggplant and tofu!

 

Fresh herbal aroma of basil with mellow veggies created the perfect dish, so if you are craving Thai dish, my recipe is here!

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Veggie and Tofu Stir Fry with Ginger Sauce

Soy sauce is back!!

 

Thank you, my local asian store to have a sale on soy sauce. I can cook many asian dish again:P

 

So anyway, If you like ginger’s lightning spice, this sauce will be your next obsession. Usually the sauce suits fantastic with grilled pork steak, but for those who are vegan or on no meat diet, this dish is the one for you!

With a variety of veggies, the taste is so flavorful and high in every nutrition.

Is your stomach tired for drinking a lot of alcohol from happy hour? Try this and your stomach will get back strong!

 

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Shimeji mushroom and Salted Kelp Rice

I wanted to make takikomi Gohan so much the other day, but I couldn’t because I was running out of soy sauce.

 

Running out of soy sauce. You hear me?

 

As I grew up in Asian country, soy sauce, sugar, cooking wine are the must haves when cooking.

 

But I did. Why? Because I was waiting for my favorite brand of soy sauce to be on sale! It was so unfortunate for that they stay regular price for such a long time…Now I regret why I didn’t buy it when it was on sale few months ago.  

 

So anyway, going back to takikomi Gohan story, I made it by using other ingredients: salted kelp!

 

I thought it would be lack of taste somehow, but it actually turned out great!

This is vegan recipe, so if you are trying to be a vegan, let’s try it!

 
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Dango with Sweet Soy Sauce (Mitarashi Dango)

Hello there, I’m glad you came to check my new posting!

I introduced red bean paste dango the other day, and you know, I was too tired to cook red beans, so today I want to introduce another version of dango sweets.

Red bean paste dango has rich and thick texture from red bean, but this one is sweet and savory flavor of soy sauce (Again, soy sauce appeared on my recipe! :P)

The dango is called mitarashi-dango, and even though the sauce is rich and thick, this is more like lighter on your stomach.

And most importantly, making the sauce is EASY!!

Just combine all ingredients and 1 min later, you have perfect sauce right away!

If you like sweet but a little bit salty flavor, give it try!

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Zesty Pico De Gallo

Hello everyone! Welcome to my new posting!

When I cook some mexican food, I always have pico de gallo on side.

I’m not so big fan of raw, fresh but a little sour tomato, but to make my mexican food perfect, this is the one I can’t miss.

There are so many kinds of salsa sauce like pico de gallo, soupy version of tomato salsa, spicy version of tomato salsa, and green one, salsa verde!

(Well, I know they all must have specific name but I only know few…what a shame!)

Anyways, Mexican food and I don’t have such long history. There were no opportunity for me to taste it because of lack of mexican food ingredients in my country. When I tried for the first time, It was good but it made my stomach too full(not mention the amount I consume), it had been ended up I seldom chose mexican food as my meal.

But. Things has been changed. I found several good mexican restaurant in my neighbor, and I fell in love for its awesome taste, cheesy and refreshing corn tortilla or flour tortilla, and a little splash of lime juiced salsa combination always remind me why I fell in love with the food.

So today, I’d like to share with you all how I make my favorite pico de gallo. The harmony of chunky fresh sweet and sour tomato with zesty lime juice and herbal aroma of cilantro let you fall in love with Mexican food today.

 
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