Hwe Dup Bap, Korean Rice Bowl with Sashimi

10. February 2014 Fish 0
This is more of a how-to assemble this rice bowl than a recipe, but Korean hwe dup bap is one of my comfort foods so I decided to put it up. Just like the Japanese chirashi, all you need is sashimi-grade fish on top of rice, and typical me, I put both versions together. I ...

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 ...

Baked Brie with Apple Compote

19. December 2013 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
When I first tasted this dessert at my friend Rey’s house, I immediately had to have the recipe. I was surprised that it came from Williams-Sonoma but I guess that makes sense because they have to pair the wares they sell with the foods you can cook with them. (It’s not really a store I ...

Chicken Liver Mousse

11. December 2013 Sandwiches and Snacks 0
It’s the holiday season and you have been invited to a few potluck parties. What to bring? May I suggest homemade chicken liver mousse that’s sure to satisfy your friends who hover over the appetizers table and at the same time impress the adventurous eaters? Look, a lot of people will bring a wheel of ...

Homemade Ramen Noodle Soup

21. November 2013 Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
I took a lot of liberties with this ramen broth recipe and took bits and pieces from both the Momofuku cookbook and the very detail-oriented Serious Eats blog entry. I combined both and made them work according to my schedule, so bear with me as you read through my narrative and the version of steps ...