Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes

Carbs are a staple in this house. Not just because I’m a carbaholic but because it’s so versatile. These Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes are so delicious. And new take on potatoes in our house. Continue reading “Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes”

Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly

The first year I went to the New York City Food and Wine Festival I was enamored. We spent a lot of time talking to the chef from the Korean Food Foundation. I thought it was wonderful that they were encouraging people to cook more Korean food and to visit Korea to learn more about Korean culture and food. The recipe I got from the chef there is the base of this Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly. Continue reading “Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly”

Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry

Sometimes it seems as though a good vegetarian dish is hard to find. But that’s not true. This Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry is the perfect vegetarian dish. This dish is quick to make and filled with flavor. I suggest you make this Baingan Bharta your main dish instead of your side dish. Continue reading “Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry”

Instant Pot Korean Marinated Beef (Bulgogi)

Bulgogi or Korean marinated steak is over a thousand years old. Only a dish that wonderfully delicious could survive hundreds and hundreds of years. So when fellow food blogger Amy from KimChiMom suggested I make her Korean marinated beef (bulgogi) I was all in. It’s adjusted to work for our family but this Instant Korean Marinated Beef (Bulgogi) is loved by all. Continue reading “Instant Pot Korean Marinated Beef (Bulgogi)”

Crispy Thai Pork

We love Thai food in my home and had been craving it for weeks. The heat from the chiles, the subtle sweetness from the citrus, and the layers of flavor that meat just soaks up. Among my favorites is Crispy Thai Pork. So that’s what became our late night, date night dinner with tons of texture, spice and heat. Date night couldn’t have been better. Continue reading “Crispy Thai Pork”

Filipino Cassava Cake

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Before it’s over I want to share another Filipino dish I love, Filipino Cassava Cake. I remember first having this dish at a Filipino Heritage Celebration at school. There was a beautiful candle dance and lots of food. That’s the day I fell in love with Filipino Cassava Cake.  Continue reading “Filipino Cassava Cake”

Pressure Cooker Chickpea Masala (Chana Masala)

The last couple of days have been cooler than expected. And on those days I just want something warm and inviting. This chickpea masala or chana masala is just that. Super easy in the pressure cooker and you can adapt it however you want. Filling with a spicy kick at the end, that’s exactly what I like in a dish.

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Gobi Pakora: Indian Cauliflower  Fritters

Monday is Holi the Hindu Spring festival in India. Holi is also know as the festival of color because during the celebration people throw paint at each other. There’s music and food and dancing during the celebration. It’s a wonderful time. Unfortunately, we will not be able to make it to the celebration (the New York celebration is serious) so I thought it might be nice to celebrate in our own way. So we are making pakoras. Pakoras are fritters with lots of Indian spices. One of our favorite types is gobi pakora or the cauliflower fritter. Gobi pakoras were served at last year’s celebration so it’s fitting that we make them for our mini Holi celebration.

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General Tso’s Tofu

General Tso’s is a mouth watering dish with a kick of heat. After several conversations I’ve decided to add more meatless (or at least those that have fish) dishes. It’s important to me that everyone who follows the blog is happy and feels included. Though, I used to incorporate vegetarian dishes via Meatless Mondays I seem to have moved away from it. But I promise this dish will make up for it. The sauce in this General Tso’s Tofu has layers of flavor. All I can say is that it tastes like another bowl (and another and another).

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