Instant Pot: Lamb Shank Tagine with Dates

19. February 2018 Instant Pot 0
I might have overwhelmed Ali at the new Yemeni store in my neighborhood because I had specific instructions on how I wanted the lamb shank I was buying cut. He’s used to roasting the entire leg of lamb, not slicing it in large pieces. I told him I was making a tagine with dates, and ...

Instant Pot: Oxtail Soup with Mustard Greens

05. February 2018 Instant Pot 0
I couldn’t track as to why the original recipe is called Hawaiian oxtail soup. I gather it’s because it has a combination of different Asian flavors that can’t be defined as coming from one country. I liked that; it’s a mutt of a soup! I love the base broth of this recipe. It reminded me ...

Instant Pot: Beef Short Ribs with Prunes

29. January 2018 Instant Pot 1
For my second Instant Pot test, I stayed with Melissa Clark’s book and chose one of her beef recipes. To me, getting the Instant Pot was to save time, so I wasn’t about to spend 24 hours marinating the beef ribs like I normally would if I mean to braised them. I stopped by Whole ...

Instant Pot: Chicken Coconut Curry

26. January 2018 Instant Pot 0
I finally fell prey to the most talked about kitchen gadget today: the Instant Pot. God knows that I don’t need any more kitchen-anything, but I received a Williams-Sonoma gift certificate for my birthday and there was nothing else I wanted to spend it on other than something I was curious about but did not ...

Matcha Marble Cake

25. January 2018 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
For some reason, I was craving a matcha-flavored bread after I joined the Women’s March’s first anniversary with friends. I knew I’ve tried it before but it wasn’t as spongy as I wanted it to be, so that night, I tried to buy a small tub of plain yogurt in my Harlem neighborhood and refill ...