Farro Arugula and Mint Salad

07. March 2018 Vegetables + Salads 0
I can’t give you exact measurements to make this salad because I was assembling it by taste and by eye: a handful of arugula leaves in a bowl balanced with torn parsley and mint leaves, and then enough cherry tomatoes to add some color to the bowl. The apple cider vinegar is a nice touch ...

Instant Pot: Asian Soy Sticky Chicken

05. March 2018 Instant Pot 0
Now that I know the magic of Instant Pot with chicken–I mean, 8 minutes? Come on!–I’m going through my favorite chicken dishes and cooking them again using my Instant Pot. With this dish, I didn’t get the sticky consistency I would normally get if I make it on my hot wok, so I had to ...

Instant Pot: Chicken Makhani, or Indian Butter Chicken

26. February 2018 Instant Pot 0
It’s a funny thing when you don’t know much about Indian food; you think of the dishes per color: brown sauce, red sauce, yellow sauce, orange sauce. This might not look too pretty or presentable, but it’s super delicious, and it’s the best version I’ve tried and it’s from Two Sleevers. An immersion blender is ...

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 ...