Category Archive for 'Asian'
“There once was a tall bloke from Durban A Sikh, oft’ seen sporting a turban. A white country loaf in curry afloat, was the lunch he’d chase down with a bourbon.” The future is a frustratingly unpredictable thing. Perhaps most frustratingly, when there are predictable events in that future but the circumstances in which you […]
We chose to make a faster version of Peking Duck which can usually take up to 3 days to prepare!
Though a resident of Singapore, then a part of Malaysia, during the early 1950s, I doubt very much if my father ever had much of an opportunity to experience its astonishing variety of cuisines. Confined mostly to the Changi district (now better known for its international airport) and the company of other expatriate British military […]
Posted in Asian, broiled, chili, fish, Garlic, ginger, healthy, Japanese, Korean, mirin, miso, movies, noodles, peppers, quick meal, Recipe, Recipes, salmon, seafood, side dish, skin, udon, vegetables on Apr 26th, 2008
Lately, we’ve been making a lot of southern European dishes and we felt we needed a break, but we were also looking for a dish that wouldn’t take all night to make and require us to buy a load of ingredients we’d use for one dish and then sit and rot in our refrigerator. So, […]
Posted in alcohol, alcoholic drink, Asian, British, culture, drink, easy, embarrassment, England, ginger, history, honey, hot toddy, juice, lemon, New York City, Pub, Recipe, Recipes, red bush, rooibos, rooibosh, South Africa, sugar, tea, tradition, water, weather on Jan 22nd, 2008
It’s freezing here in New York. Freezing! Yesterday, it didn’t get above 26F/-3C. Just the kind of weather when you need something to warm (as they say in London’s East End) the cockles of your heart. Years ago, on a freezing January day I took a walk with a friend around Alexandra Palace in north […]
Did you ever have a restaurant that you once loved and somehow, over the years, it lost its way? Did you give that restaurant just ONE last chance, hoping that it would eventually return back to it’s former self, but it never really did? One last question, did you ever give the same restaurant a “second […]
***Just noticed the lovely chip in our expensive Target plate that you’ll often see on this blog showcasing our creations. Nuthin’ but the best for our readers!!*** Thanks to We Are Never Full reader/commenter Valerie (see Under Pressure), we decided to check out Epicurious.com’s recipe for Asian Beef Short Ribs. This inspired me to use […]