Stir Fried Chicken And Vegetables

Does stir fried chicken ever get old? Not in my book, for sure 🙂 Its beauty lays in large part in its versatility. Not only can it be served with or without sauce, but there is no limit to the number of variations with which you can prepare the sauce. If you choose to prep […]

” Ojinguh Bokkeum ” Korean Style Stir Fried Squid

> > Traditionally  in Korea , one uses much larger squid and scores the surface in a criss cross pattern. I personally prefer the smaller squid I used here today, the texture is so much different and, dare I say, better.  It is  a simple stir fry preparation.  Please make sure your pan is very hot […]

” Stirfried Chicken, Asparagus & Cashew Nuts “

. . After a couple of heavy hitter meals during the past few day’s, I decided to go a bit lighter today with this old asian standby, chicken with cashew nuts. Light, tasty and delicious. I did not add any starch, but it pairs equally well with noodles or rice. . . . Ingredients : […]

Seafood Fried Rice

> > > > > > Excerpt from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: “Fried rice is a dish of cooked rice that has been stir-fried in a wok or a frying pan and is usually mixed with other ingredients such as eggs, vegetables, seafood, or meat. It is often eaten by itself or as an accompaniment to another dish. Fried rice is a popular component of East, Southeast and certain South Asian […]

End Of The Month Noodles

> > While  we like to believe that most folks nowadays can afford any food they like, this could not be further from the truth. Since the beginning of time, providing nourishment for oneself and ones family has always been and still is an important part and often a struggle of the majority of people around […]

East Meets West – Sauteed Beef With Bok Choy, Onions And Potatoes In Hoisin Sauce

> I could  have named this dish “Chinese Beef Stir Fry With Vegetables”, and it would also be absolutely correct. However, I named it  “Sautéed Beef With Bok Choy, Onions And Potatoes In Hoi Sin Sauce”, because I wanted to emphasize the fact that naming a dish that one creates, even if similar recipes exist, leaves one free […]

Spicy Octopus And Rice Noodles In Peanut Sauce

> > Yesterday,  on my way home from work , I told myself that under no circumstance will I cook and clean up the kitchen, I was just too tired and a bit under the weather. So, while driving along university drive and contemplating where to stop for a bite or some take out, evaluating the […]

Szechuan Chicken & Fan

“ “ Since  breakfast was substantial and relatively late, lunch was late as well and will have to do for both lunch and dinner. Well, maybe there is a midnight snack on the horizon, we’ll see 🙂 The red jalapeno peppers I used here were exceptionally fruity and only mildly hot, so they were perfect […]


> > Firebird  with chili noodles? Chicken on fire? Spicy chicken stir fry? Hot chicken? Pick one, but I think firebird is the best name for this dish. Drowsed in chili oil, served over chili/garlic noodles, this dish is neither subtle nor understated. It will require a certain immunity from burning heat. However, after a […]

Lettuce Cups With Spicy Chicken And Dirty Rice Sticks

> > Lettuce cups are widely used in Asia and are usually filled with plain, sesame oil coated rice-, egg- or cellophane- noodles amongst other goodies such as duck, shrimp, tofu, etc. I like my noodles to have a bit more taste and substance, so I usually use a stir fried mixture of noodles and other “stuff”. […]