Oriental

by / on November 16, 2015 at 4:19 am / in Chicken, Korean, Natural Remedy, Oriental, Soups, Weight Loss Meals

Comfort Food for the Cold Nights

Congee–Simple and Delicious Gingered Porridge This traditional Chinese dish is easy to cook and easy to digest. Not to mention that it’s delicious and falls into the category of therapeutic foods as it balances the digestive system. It could be served with or without meats in it. The main spices, white pepper and ginger, give it a warming and nourishing […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 11:11 pm / in Chicken, Meats, Oriental

Chicken Teriyaki

The traditional Teriyaki method of cooking is grilling or broiling of chicken, beef, or fish/seafood, but I’ve modified this recipe to facilitate the enthusiasts who don’t have a grill at home. I’ve used Yoshida Teriyaki sauce and like to serve this dish with broccoli puree (see recipe.) The rice I’ve featured is Botan brand Calrose. Method: Wash the chicken thighs, […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 10:06 pm / in Natural Remedy, Oriental, Soups, Vegetarian, Weight Loss Meals

Healing Wild Mushroom Soup

This Asian dish is most excellent for the cold seasons and makes a pleasing dinner meal. Wild mushrooms like Shiitake are well known not only for their exquisite flavor but also for their anti-tumor, cholesterol-lowering, and virus-inhibiting effects. So here is a healthy meal that is also delicious. The ingredients could vary, and Ramen noodles can be added if prepared […]

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by / on January 8, 2014 at 3:05 am / in Beef, Meats, Oriental, Soups

Oxtail Soup

Also known as Ox Bone Soup, this mineral-rich and collagen rich winter dish is considered a super food because it nourishes and restores the digestive functions. It’s mostly popular in Europe and Asia, and I have many friends who have never heard of it. I recommend selecting smaller to medium size bones for this soup straight from the butcher. It’s […]

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by / on September 23, 2013 at 2:44 am / in Curry, Oriental, Thai Food, Vegetarian, Weight Loss Meals

Vegetarian Thai Curry

Simple and delicious, this vegetarian curry is nurturing and flavor-full during the cooler season. Let me make it for you and you’ll not have any leftovers.

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by / on April 8, 2013 at 1:29 am / in Curry, Fish, Oriental, Seafood, Thai Food, Weight Loss Meals

Thai Green Curry with Salmon

Thai Curry has always been at the top of the list of my favorite dishes with the lasting fragrance of fresh curry leaves, woodsy galanga, and multitude of spices, so perfectly blended and moderated in coconut cream, giving the highs of culinary excitement to the taste buds and taking the imagination to far-away land of still lotus flowers and compassionate […]

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