Category Archives: Asian

Char Siu Bao (BBQ Pork Buns), and The Tale of a Painting

I’m in love with pork buns, especially the baked kind.  I’ve been known to go out of my way just to stop at Asian bakeries to pick up varieties of their soft lovely buns, and there’s always at least two … Continue reading

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Moo Shu Chicken with Mandarin Pancakes and Plum Sauce

First let me start by asking, do you moo shu? I most certainly hope you will after reading this post! So this is now my 4th post in two weeks.  It still feels odd, and I’m completely exhausted.  No idea … Continue reading

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Fresh Ginger Garlic Scallion Noodles

I know, I know…yesterday was the day I was supposed to announce the winner, but for some reason, I hate putting up an entry that’s just text; I wanted to add a recipe, photos, and a little chatter.   I plum … Continue reading

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Tempura, Soba, and the Flu, I think.

There’s nothing like the light, crispy crunch of a perfect tempura batter, plus some awesome, garlicky vegetable soba noodles! Japan or bust! I love just about every international cuisine out there. I say just about, because there are some I’ve … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Thailand – Pork and Beef Satay

This is a very rare entry for me. Wanna know why? Because I have nothing to say.  Can you believe it? ME, nothing to say? That’s like Michelle Duggar not popping out a kid every 1.5 years.  In any event, this … Continue reading

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