Kimchi. I knew it existed. I know people that like it. I know people that make it themselves. But for some reason, I wasn’t even remotely intrigued by it. Seriously, I never even tried it. Then I had to teach … Continue reading →
An old writer’s trick says that if you don’t know what to write, you’d write about your cats. But here’s a true story: feeding them inspired me to make this 5 Bell Peppers Paella! With five different forms of bell … Continue reading →
Chinese food is Chinese food, wouldn’t you think? Well, in my experience, it isn’t. And when I make it at home, it definitely isn’t. But I was quite happy with my Chinese take-away style Beef and Broccoli.
There are various reasons why you shouldn’t grab for your phone first thing when you wake up. But if you do, it can give you some inspiration what to cook that night. Like what happened to me last week with … Continue reading →
What do you do, when you have no inspiration what to cook at all? I mean, when nothing seems to be the right dish for the day? Thankfully, I have a nice repertoire of useful recipes to fall back on, … Continue reading →
Sometimes the hardest thing about cooking seems to be answering the question ‘What to eat?’. After going back and forth between some options somehow paella escaped my mouth. This Spicy seafood paella with bell pepper and peas!
Where I lived before I moved to California, I was devoid from exciting new vegetables. In the big Chinese supermarket on my block I found two and made this Lemongrass flavored rice with edamame and pea shoots & grilled king oyster mushrooms.