Category Archives: snacks

salsa

As a kid I never liked my mom’s homemade salsa. I think it was the cilantro.  Also, I was more of a fan of the juicy puree type than the chunky variety. Now however, homemade salsa’s pretty delicious (plus I

salsa

As a kid I never liked my mom’s homemade salsa. I think it was the cilantro.  Also, I was more of a fan of the juicy puree type than the chunky variety. Now however, homemade salsa’s pretty delicious (plus I

summer salad

My new favorite summer salad. Corn on the cob  – boiled in heavily salted water with a sliced red chili. Next quickly blanch garlic green shoots. Lastly, boil edamame. Secret ingredient – diced pickled ginger. Shredded carrot, cabbage, red onion,

summer salad

My new favorite summer salad. Corn on the cob  – boiled in heavily salted water with a sliced red chili. Next quickly blanch garlic green shoots. Lastly, boil edamame. Secret ingredient – diced pickled ginger. Shredded carrot, cabbage, red onion,

roasted garlic & lavash crackers

Roasted the garlic with some orange slices and then used the meat as a garnish.  Used Peter Reinhart’s lavash crackers recipe and kept them on the thicker side.  Next time I’ll season the dough directly with cumin and more salt.

roasted garlic & lavash crackers

Roasted the garlic with some orange slices and then used the meat as a garnish.  Used Peter Reinhart’s lavash crackers recipe and kept them on the thicker side.  Next time I’ll season the dough directly with cumin and more salt.

pickled ginger anyone?

My restaurant supply of pickled ginger.  Best minced on salads, no dressing necessary. My candied ginger.  I boiled the ginger for more than 30 minutes but it was still too strong.  Used equal weight of sugar and ginger.  Would be

pickled ginger anyone?

My restaurant supply of pickled ginger.  Best minced on salads, no dressing necessary. My candied ginger.  I boiled the ginger for more than 30 minutes but it was still too strong.  Used equal weight of sugar and ginger.  Would be