The chicken was made simple and whole in the oven. I fried an onion and added a sauce made of ginger, dried chili, Japanese Soy sauce, tomato paste, sesame oil, sesame seeds, chicken stock, mirin, rice vinegar, honey, chili powder and black pepper. After cooking the noodles, I added them to the frying pan and... Continue Reading →
I threw all kinds of things into this stew, tasting it and adding this and that as I felt like it. There is a lot of chili sauce, as well as two fresh chili fruits, some Chinese soy sauce, ginger, paprika powder, tomato paste, white wine vinegar, lemon juice, mixed pepper, fresh basil... And as... Continue Reading →
Legit one of the yummiest things in existence. Perfect for your typical lovely and ever necessary fika. Not particularly healthy what with all the sugar and butter, but tastes like heaven. Here's the recipe I used.
It may not look like much, but rarely have I been this proud of a dish. To describe it with my favorite Korean phrase: 예술이야! It is art! Let me start off with saying that it was entirely improvised. Below is the list of ingredients I hastily put down in my sketchbook after deeming this... Continue Reading →
This dish was rather slapdash, and while I thought it was delicious, it gave me the feeling I was not quite sure what I was tasting. If that makes sense. My #1 theory is that I had too much garlic in the cucumber sauce. In essence, this is simply rice with salmon made in the... Continue Reading →
This vegetable soup is simply chicken stock, water, rosemary, chopped tomato and green bell pepper. As it was a late night meal, I wanted it soft and easy on my stomach, but next time I will add black pepper. Now for the bread! I do not often bake, so things like butter and yeast are... Continue Reading →
The pasta dish is simply carbonara with ham instead of bacon. The bread, we will talk about tomorrow. Today, let's focus on that cucumber! I sliced the cucumber up, as slim as I could manage. Then I put it in that small bowl, and poured over a crushed dried chili fruit, Chinese Soy sauce, mirin,... Continue Reading →
I received some cured salmon from my brother the other day. So I cut it up, boiled some whole grain pasta, chopped tomato and cucumber and mixed it all with pesto and cream cheese. Delicious!
I had some left over rice from the previous night, and (as always, one might say) precooked chili chicken in the freezer. So I chopped the chicken up, along with some ginger and tomatoes, and threw it into the frying pan with some vegetable oil. Pushed it to the side of the pan and scrambled... Continue Reading →