Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles

18. May 2016 Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
There are a few cuisines that I crave for, and one of them is Sichuan food. This recipe looks long, but once you have your mise en place organized, you can follow my steps easily. I also substituted a few things that will be more common in your pantry. Most of the Asian ingredients here ...

Chicken and Tofu Pad Thai

25. January 2016 Chicken, Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
Pad Thai is one of those dishes I like to make to hold me over another meal that takes more time to prepare. I thought about making this one while I was waiting for beef ribs to braise. I already had most of the ingredients in the pantry, being this an Asian kitchen and all; ...

Penne with Squash Blossoms

Summer came in late for us here in New York City. It’s already September and I’m only starting to see summer produce at the farmers’ markets. It was with some shock that I bought squash blossoms when I saw them at my Harlem’s produce stand one Tuesday morning while walking my dog Atticus. Ingredients: olive ...

Soba Noodles with Miso-Pickled Ginger Dressing

14. January 2014 Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
For the pickled ginger in this recipe, you can buy the pre-packaged ones from your Asian market–it’s the kind you eat with your sushi–or easily make your own if you have a few extra hours to marinate. I’ve included that recipe below just in case. When assembling the dish, I tossed all the vegetables with ...