Entries Tagged as 'asian'

ceF in vietnam - part 1

October 15th, 2010 · 9,456 Comments

  see this? i like this… i like this so much that i had 3 of them. in a row. on a cathay pacific first class flight to hong kong. on my way to vietnam. oh. wait. have i not told you?  i just got to saigon this morning. i made a decision about a […]

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Tags: asian · travel

a portrait and a cracker…

July 30th, 2010 · 2,590 Comments

‘woman reclining’ by sierra pardus, the most magical child on earth… so it seems that just when i am finally back to blogging, i am also steering clear of the kitchen, living on somewhat plain fare. one of these days soon i will again balance this whole blogging, cooking and eating thing but right now […]

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Tags: asian · not food

crab cakes with an asian vibe

March 31st, 2009 · 1,952 Comments

back in the days of no car and a 12 lb puppy (also known as early march ’09), i was home watching martha stewart. which honestly, i hardly ever do. but let’s face it, she gets the best guests. chef after chef they make the pilgrimage to the martha from a wide array of great […]

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Tags: asian · fish · seafood


January 4th, 2009 · 769 Comments

merle, my loved and adored burmese kitty: february 1, 1994 - december 25, 2008 happy new year. it’s been so seemingly long now since i’ve written that i barely know where to begin except to say that i’ve thought of you. often. like every time i cooked or ate i’d think - i’m a food blogger and […]

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Tags: asian · baking · beans · chicken · fish · vegetables

not just a berry, a lifestyle…

June 13th, 2008 · 932 Comments

buddha wants you to know that even though ‘life is suffering’, drink acai and you probably think i made that up, right?  "not just a berry, a lifestyle…" but no dear readers, it’s the actual motto from the acai roots company.  i definitely would have been so berry much more clever. and do you see […]

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Tags: asian · fruit

shrimp with peanut sesame noodles

June 4th, 2008 · 42 Comments

or more accurately, peanut butter noodles. but the dish is still much better known as "noodles in sesame sauce" and usually ‘cold’, at that.  at least in nyc where i lived on it for the better part of my early 20’s. and even though i’ve seen a few versions that use roasted tahini, the peanut butter version just […]

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Tags: asian · pasta

pad thai by request

October 30th, 2007 · 6 Comments

i make pad thai about every 6 weeks or so.  my last batch was documented here.  i take this ritual pretty seriously and i like to think that my version is by far the best and most authentic in town, which really under the circumstances of where i live is no huge accomplishment. but tonight i had a very special […]

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Tags: asian · seafood