Chinese Ong Choy Stir-fried with Garlic and Fermented Bean Curd (椒絲腐乳通菜)

Ingredients: 1 bunch of ong choy green (about 12 oz) 2 green chili peppers 1 tbsp ground garlic 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp fermented bean curd

Nonna’s Italian Fruit Tart

Ingredients: For the Custard: 2 ½ cups of Whole Milk ¼ cup of All Purpose Flour ¼ cup of Granulated Sugar 3 Egg Yolks Zest of ½ Lemon 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste or 1 Envelope of Vanillina Small Pinch of Salt For the Crust: 2 ½ cups of All Purpose Flour ¼ cup of […]

Cold Salad with Spicy Mustard Sauce (Gyeoja Naengchae)

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Korean mustard seed powder (gyeojagaru) 2 teaspoons water 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons white vinegar 6 ounces artificial crab sticks (about 140 grams) 1 medium size English cucumber (7 ounces: about 200 grams), cut into 6 inch long matchsticks 1 large Korean pear (1 pound), cored and cut into […]

Bibimbap with a Moroccan Twist

Ingredients: 1 carrot 1 zucchini 2 cups of mushrooms (trumpet or white mushrooms) 1 cups of bean sprouts A bunch of fresh spinach Charmoula spices: 2 teaspoons paprika, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper Crushed garlic (6-8 cloves) Olive oil 1 pound (450 grams) of peeled shrimp 1/2 […]

Wonton Soup in Spicy Sauce (紅油抄手)

Part 1: Part 2: Ingredients: 1 package of wonton wraps 2 oz spinach 1 tbsp chopped green onion 1 cup of duck soup (or any homemade soup) For the filling: Half pound ground pork (or ground turkey for Thanksgiving) 4 oz small shrimp 2 green onion Half package of soft tofu 6 water chestnuts 1 […]

Beef and Radish Soup (Soegogi Muguk – 쇠고기무국)

Ingredients (serves 2-3): ½ pound beef brisket, cut into small pieces ½ pound Korean radish or daikon, washed and peeled 2 green onions, sliced thinly diagonally 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon fish sauce (or soup soy sauce) 1 teaspoon salt 7 cups water

Raisins Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb (354g) Broccoli 1/2 lb (227g) Red Cabbage 5 oz (142g) Raisins 1 Can Corn (15 oz / 425g) 1 Can Green Peas (15 oz / 425g) 1 Cup Salad Dressing

Wasabi Marinated Watercress (クレソンの爽やかわさび和え)

Ingredients: 100g (3.5oz.) watercress 3g (0.1oz.) Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) A * 1/2 tsp. sugar * 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce * a bit of Wasabi in tube (freshly grated Wasabi is perfect)

Broccolini and Smoked Salmon Salad in Ginger Dressing (三文魚小西蘭花沙拉)

Ingredients: 10 oz Broccolini 3 oz salmon 1 tsp olive oil ½ tsp salt For the dressing: 1 tsp ground garlic 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tbsp chopped green onion 2 chopped red chili peppers 2 – 3 tbsp ginger Dressing 1 tsp sesame oil Half tsp roasted sesame seeds 1 tsp cilantro

Goan Fish Curry

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp garam masala 6 mackerel fillets (600g) 1 large onion 2 cloves of garlic thumb-sized piece of ginger 1 fresh green chilli ½ tsp dried chilli 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 lime 1 aubergine glug of vegetable oil 1 tin of […]

Homemade Hotpot in Sichuan Spicy and Thai Tom Yam Soup (麻辣與泰式鴛鴦火鍋)

Ingredients: 1 tbsp Thai Tom Yum sauce (you can find this sauce at most Chinese supermarkets) 3 tomatoes 5 – 6 white mushrooms 2 lemon leaves and 2 stalks of lemon grass 5 prawns in shell Dipping Sauce: 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp vinegar 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tbsp chopped green onion 1 […]

Chinese Long Bean Salad in Szechuan Spicy Sauce (涼拌豇豆)

Ingredients: 12 oz Chinese long beans 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt For the dressing: 1 tsp roasted sesame 1½ tsp sesame oil Half tsp ground Sichuan peppercorn Half tsp homemade Sichuan peppercorn oil 1 tbsp homemade chili oil 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground garlic 1 tbsp chopped green onion 1 tsp […]

Hiyayakko (Cold Tofu Salad)

Ingredients 2 green onions ginger root, about 2″ Tofu (400g) Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) soy sauce (or optionally Ponzu Sauce)

Quinoa Cakes (Healthy Recipe)

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 leek 200g feta, crumbled 1/2 cup plain flour 1 lemon, rind finely grated 1 tsp paprika 2 eggs OPTIONS: 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed & shaved 250g creme fraiche 300g sliced smoked salmon extra paprika

Greek Lentil Salad

Ingredients: Brown or Green Lentils (Masur Daal) – 1 cup Water – 8 cups Smashed Garlic Cloves – 5 or to taste Salt – to taste Firm Tomatoes (Grape, Cherry or Roma) – 1 cup, cut Kalamata Olives – 1/4 cup, chopped or sliced Cucumber – 1/4, quartered Basil Leaves – handful, chopped or sliced […]

Peanut Soup with Beef

Ingredients: 500g beef 1 cup of peanut butter 3 mashed tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 large onio 2 garlic cloves chili peppers, to taste black pepper 1 cup of green onion, sliced 1 bouillon cube, optional 50 ml of oil Water and salt

Chinese Long Bean Salad in Szechuan Spicy Sauce

Ingredients: 12 oz Chinese long beans 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt For the dressing: 1 tsp roasted sesame 1½ tsp sesame oil Half tsp ground Sichuan peppercorn Half tsp homemade Sichuan peppercorn oil 1 tbsp homemade chili oil 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground garlic 1 tbsp chopped green onion 1 tsp […]

Fruit and Vegetable Summer Salad

Vietnamese Beef noodle Pho Soup (Pho Bo)

Ingredients: 1.5kg beef bones 5L water 2 onions 5 star annise 8 cloves cinnamon stick ginger 1 tbl sp salt 10 tea sp raw sugar (or rock sugar) rice noodle beansprout basil hoisin sauce fish sauce corriander lemon chilli sauce

Panzanella Salad: Organic Vegan

Shrimp & Pasta Shells Salad

Ingredients for 8 portions: For the dressing: 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp ketchup 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 lemon, juiced 1 tsp salt, or to taste cayenne to taste 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill The rest: 12-oz package pasta shells 1 pound bay shrimp, or other small cooked shrimp, drained […]

Cold White Bean & Herb Salad

Ingredients for 4 portions: 1/2 bunch (the stem end) Italian parsley or cilantro, chopped 1 can (15-oz) white beans, rinsed and drained 3 cloves minced garlic 1 rounded tsp Dijon mustard salt, freshly ground black pepper, and Aleppo pepper to taste 2 tbsp white wine or champagne vinegar (or rice vinegar if you want it […]

Red Potato Salad

Ingredients: 3 Red Potatoes 1 Red Onion 1/2 Bunch Parsley 4 oz (113 g) Cheddar Cheese (Shredded) 3 Celery Sticks 2 Tbsp Sour Cream 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt

Summer Vegetable Yakibitashi (夏野菜の焼き浸し)

Ingredients for Summer Vegetable Yakibitashi (serves 2) 70g Kabocha Squash or substitute: any type of sweet squash (2.5 oz) 1 Eggplant 2 Asparagus Spears 2 String Bean Pods ½ Red Bell Pepper 200ml Dashi Stock or 200ml water+ ⅓ tsp dashi stock powder 1 tbsp Sake 1 tbsp Mirin 1 tbsp Soy Sauce ¼ tsp […]


Ingredients: – Cod – Tomato – Onion – Green pepper – Black olives – Vinegar

Grilled Chicken Cesar Salad

Ingredients: For the Dressing 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 1 tsp of Anchovy Paste 1 Tbsp of Lemon Juice 1 Tsp of Worcestershire Sauce ½ cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano 1/3 to ½ cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste For the Chicken: 4 6oz Pieces […]

Oxtail and Tomato Soup (牛尾湯)

Ingredients: 1 lb fresh chopped Oxtail 1 lb tomato 6 oz carrots 1 oz sliced ginger 1 can of tomato sauce (optional) 2.5 liters water (about half of a large soup pot) 1½ tsp salt Dipping sauce: 1½ tbsp garlic chili sauce 1 tsp sesame oil

Classic Fresh Fruit Tart

Chinese Romaine with Dried Chili (熗炒莴苣)

Ingredients: ½ lb Chinese romaine 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp red pepper flakes ½ tsp salt

Katsuo Tataki (かつおのたたき)

ngredients for Katsuo Tataki (serves 3) 350g Katsuo Fillet – sashimi-grade bonito with skin (12¼ oz) 150g New Onion (5¼ oz) 30g Spring Onion Leaves, Chopped (1 oz) 1 tsp Ginger Root, Grated 3~5 Shiso Leaves 2 cloves of Garlic – Sauce – 3 tbsp Soy Sauce 1½ tbsp Vinegar 1½ tbsp Lemon Juice 1 […]

Mini Cucumber Salad (涼拌小黃瓜)

Ingredients: 6 mini cucumber 3-quarter tsp salt ½ tsp olive oil 1 tbsp chopped green onion 1 tbsp minced garlic 2 chopped red chili pepper 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp prickly ash oil Half tsp ground prickly ash

Ginger and Cabbage Salad

Ingredients: Cabbage (white and red) Carrots Spring onions Corriander fresh mint ginger vinegar sugar fish sauce garlic duck meat or chicken.

Green Pea Soup

Ingredients: 2 cup frozen thawed green peas 1 teaspoon ginger paste ( easy to make shred ginger using zester or fine shredder) 1-1/2 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons heavy cream 2 cups water For seasoning 1/2 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) […]

Okra Salad in Garlic Dressing (涼拌蒜味秋葵)

Ingredients: 8 oz Okra 1 tsp grape seed oil ½ tsp salt Dressing: 2 tbsp chopped garlic 1 tsp chopped green onion 1 tsp chopped fresh red chili pepper 2 tbsp soy sauce I tsp sesame oil ½ tsp olive oil ½ tsp salt

Sauteed Pea Sprouts with Chopped Garlic (蒜蓉豆苗)

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 10 oz fresh Pea Sprouts 1 tbsp chopped garlic ½ tsp salt

Vegetable Sauce

Ingredients: • 2big golden fish • 2 cooking spoons of Vegetable Oil • 2Spring Onions • 4 Fresh Tomatoes • 10 medium Carrots Spinach • Salt – to taste • Seasoning ..1 stock cubes Mushroom etc

Fukagawameshi (深川めし)

Ingredients: 400g Asari Clams, Desanded (14.1 oz) (1 tbsp Salt per 500ml or 2 cups Water) 1 Long Green Onion ½ Aburaage – thin deep-fried tofu 20g Carrot (0.7 oz) 300ml Asari Clam Broth (1.27 cups) 2 tbsp Miso 2 tsp Sake 2 tsp Mirin 1 tsp Sugar 7g Ginger Root, Shredded (1/4 oz) Nori […]

Smoked Haddock Chowder

INGREDIENTS 1 leek 2 large potatoes 2 naturally smoked haddock fillets, skin removed fish stock (1litre) 1 bay leaf skimmed milk (100ml) small tin of sweetcorn (198g tin) 1 lemon 2 fresh plum tomatoes 1 small French baguette a handful of fresh parsley

Broccoli Tree Salad

Ingredients: 2 heads of broccoli (1½ pounds) 3 tablespoons of olive oil 2 teaspoons of salt 2 teaspoons of sugar 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon of crushed hot pepper (optional) ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper 1 tablespoon of white or apple cider vinegar

Shiraae (白和え)

Ingredients: 150g Firm or Soft Tofu (5.3 oz) ½ tsp Dashi Soy Sauce or substitute: mentsuyu or soy sauce 2 tbsp Toasted White Sesame Seeds ½ tbsp Sugar ¼ tsp Salt 100g Nanohana also known as Broccolini or substitute: broccoli, snap bean pods or spinach (3.5 oz) 20g Carrot (0.7 oz) 30g Shimeji Mushrooms (1 […]

Bourbon Glazed Carrots

Ingredients for 6-8 Portions: 1 stick (4-oz) butter 2 or 3 pounds carrots, peeled, cut into equal-sized pieces 1/2 to 1 tsp fine salt, or to taste 1/2 cup bourbon or any kind of whiskey 1/3 cup brown sugar freshly ground black pepper and cayenne to taste fresh thyme leaves to garnish, optional

Lobster Soup (龍蝦湯)

Endive Salad

INGREDIENTS: 2 endives 1/4 cup of cheese cut into cubes (e.g. gruyere, havarti, etc.) 1 small apple 1/2 cup of walnut halves 1 vinaigrette portion – around 1/4 cup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 1 diced onion 2 pounds asparagus salt to taste 4 cups chicken broth 2 cups water cayenne to taste freshly ground black pepper to taste pinch of nutmeg (I forgot to mention in video, but just add with other spices!) 1/2 cup of heavy cream For the cream topping: 1/4 cup […]

Korean Pine Nut Porridge

■ Rice Ingredients – 1cup white rice (흰쌀) – 1cup water(물) for mixing with the white rice ■ Pine nut Ingredients – 5~6tbsp pine nut (잣) – 5~6tbsp water(물) for mixing with the pine nut ■ Other Ingredients – 3~4cup water for mixing with the blended white rice – some salt

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