Archive for the ‘Asian Recipes’ Category

postheadericon Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) Recipe

Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) Recipe October 6th is National Noodle Day so use your noodle and whip up this delicious and easy Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) recipe!  Chap Chae is a popular Korean noodle dish which is delicately seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, sugar, sesame oil and scallions and is oh, so flavorful.  You can substitute [...]

postheadericon Green Curry with Prawns

Green Curry with Prawns There’s nothing like coming home to a house filled with the complex and layered aroma of a green curry dish.  I know it sounds complicated but this Green Curry with Prawns recipe is so easy even my seven year-old daughter Becca knows the steps, “Hey mom, aren’t you supposed to add the [...]

postheadericon Lemongrass Chicken Curry Recipe

Lemongrass Chicken Curry Recipe I recently received a request (thanks Julie!) for a green curry paste recipe made from scratch.  I debated on whether or not I should include a recipe for homemade green curry paste in my last cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking” but ultimately chose not to as many people I know would rather buy [...]

postheadericon Shaking Beef Made Easy

What’s shakin’ baby?  It’s this recipe for Shaking Beef!  This is one of my favorite recipes from my cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking.”  Although this recipe originated in Vietnam it has become a popular dish in the Issan province of Thailand because of its large Vietnamese population.  The reason it’s called “Shaking Beef” is because you [...]

postheadericon Lemongrass Thai Salad

I had such an amazing time making this refreshing and gorgeous Thai Salad from my cookbook, Everyday Thai Cooking, on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family show the other day!   It’s filled with vibrant colors and interesting textures from the purple cabbage, coconut, green beans and crushed peanuts.  And then there’s the dressing…wow!  The yummy salad [...]

postheadericon Singapore Curry Noodles

We all know that French Fries weren’t invented in France and similarly Singapore Curry Noodles weren’t invented in Singapore (or so I’ve been told)!  These earthy noodles are a Cantonese creation found all over Hong Kong in night market stalls and it’s a mystery as to how this dish was given its name.   Whatever the [...]

postheadericon Asian Beef Skewers

Why not shake things up at your Memorial Day BBQ this weekend with this succulent, melt-in-your-mouth recipe for Asian Beef Skewers?  They’re loaded with amazing flavors from the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, Srircha and hoisin sauce.  Great for guests because you can marinate them a couple of hours before and just throw on the grill [...]

postheadericon Japanese Style Shrimp with Vegetables

I taught a class in Little Tokyo last night and it made me think of this easy and delicious recipe for Japanese Style Shrimp with Vegetables.  I just love the combination of soy sauce, rice vinegar, mirin and sesame oil which come together as a light glaze for this healthy and flavorful dish.   I [...]

postheadericon Chicken Broccoli Stir-fry

There’s Meatless Mondays and Throwback Thursday, why not try Stir-Fry Sundays on for size?  That’s right, folks!   I’m setting out to put Stir-fries on everyone’s table on Sunday nights.  Why? Because stir-fries are easy peasy, healthy, delicious and a great way to kick off your busy week by making use of whatever veggies you [...]

postheadericon Shrimp with Miso Butter Sauce

In this recipe, succulent shrimp is tossed in buttery umami goodness.  If you’ve never tried miso butter sauce I promise you’ll be doing a happy dance in your kitchen because it is so incredibly delicious and easy to make.   Sake, soy sauce, miso paste, chicken broth and oyster sauce come together in an irresistible combination [...]

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