Tasty Tuesday: Silken Tofu in Clay Pot with Enoki Mushroom

So I LOOOOOVE steamed silken tofu. It’s just divine. I bought a clay pot 6 months ago to cook yummy thing in. I’ve noticed that cooking on low heat in a clay pot really enhances the flavour, because it allowing the food to simmer and steam slowly without overlooking cooking in a beautifully insulated clay…

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Tasty Tuesday: KFC (Korean Fried Chicken) aka Dakgangjeong

I love chicken wings, especially when they are deliciously crunchy and savoury. Nothing says comfort food more than chicken wings and beer, but I’m tired of the bland hot wings we tend to find out here. They’re lacking flavour and just not spicy enough. Luckily I found an easy and tasty recipe to remedy this…

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Tasty Tuesday: Fresh VS. Dried Shiitake Mushroom

The shiitake mushroom is extremely flavourful and versatile. In fact, this mushroom is one of my favourites. You can add it to soups or stir fry with veg. As it has texture, you can even use it as a vegetarian substitute it for meat dishes and still keep a hearty flavour.  Shiitake is available both…

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Tasty Tuesday: Battle of the Brands! Mae Ploy VS Maesri

For this week’s Tasty Tuesday, I thought I’d share my personal experience with home cooking and making Thai-styled green curry at home. It’s a battle between curry brands Mae Ploy and Maesri! Which will make the most delicious green curry?    Scenario: Last Saturday I decided to cook up some green curry. Previously, we had…

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Tasty Tuesday: The Case of the Thai Takeaway

So it was a Saturday evening, the In-Laws were away, and husband was in the mood for Thai food but didn’t want me to cook. We said okay to ordering Thai food in Colchester from one of two restaurants which were recommended by a friend with the warning that it would be mediocre by normal…

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Tasty Tuesday: Chicken Soup for the Soul {Recipe}

Remember how back in the day, the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books were super trendy? I remember I had one for the dog lovers and teenage soul. I’m sure we had more than just that; they are probably sitting somewhere alongside old Walkmans, dated college textbooks, and other ancient paraphernalia in my parents house. …

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Tasty Tuesday: Easy Homemade Kimchi

So a little about me – I pretty much love all the cooking flavours of Asia, which are vast and so amazing. I learn about new ones every time I find a new recipe! I probably cook more Chinese and Korean food than that of my own native country of Nepal. Being born in America…

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Tasty Tuesday: Peanut Sauce Noodles with Sautéed Veggies.

Last week I had made Vietnamese spring rolls because it was hot and I was craving flavour without having to cook under heat. I made a lot of peanut sauce and having some left over the next day, I decided to make peanut sauce noodles. It was so good, and I barely had to cook…

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Tasty Tuesday’s Baby Edition: Nepali Jaulo {Recipe}

Hi All! I thought I’d share with you what Savya typically eats on a regular basis. We have always tried to be very mindful as to what foods have a good or bad effect on him. One food that has always been beneficial is Jaulo, a Nepali rice porridge with mild spices which are good…

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Kimchi Obsession 

So I’ve been obsessed with kimchi since like… forever. Why? It’s bloody DELICIOUS. However, the choices are sparse in Colchester. You only get Mat Kimchi (cut Napa cabbage) and although tasty, you sometimes just want something different! Therefore, I made kimchi today.   Note: I don’t speak or write in Korean. The characters and names…

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