Focus Ingredient: Dried Chilies

Focus Ingredient: Dried Chilies

Dried chilies are the quintessential ingredient in Mexican cuisine, namely because they originated in the Americas. However, dear old Christopher […]

May 28, 2011     1 Comment
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Gyromitra gigas: Snowbank Mushroom

Gyromitra gigas: Snowbank Mushroom

What a tasty little find this is!  The Gyromitra gigas is related to the common gourmet Morel mushroom, and is […]

May 27, 2011     5 Comments
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Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 2, Kuala Lumpur

Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 2, Kuala Lumpur

In the morning of Day Two, I headed off for my first Malaysian breakfast.  Malaysia is typical of most Asian […]

May 25, 2011     No Comments
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Review: Joy Garden Chinese American Restaurant

Review: Joy Garden Chinese American Restaurant

How did Chinese food, the oldest and most highly perfected cuisine in the world, ever get so prostituted out to […]

May 25, 2011     No Comments
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Recipe: Wok Fried Spinach with Garlic

Recipe: Wok Fried Spinach with Garlic

I discovered this simple and delicious dish at Din Tai Fung Restaurant in the Pavilion KL Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  […]

May 24, 2011     2 Comments
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Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 1, Kuala Lumpur

Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 1, Kuala Lumpur

Pavilion KL, Kuala Lumpur My first evening in Malaysia (after a grueling 34 hours of travel time) was spent at […]

May 22, 2011     No Comments
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Vegetable Garden Planting

Vegetable Garden Planting

Winter held on long this year, but it has finally come to an end.  The birds are singing, and the […]

May 22, 2011     1 Comment
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Recipe: Wild Morel Mushrooms with Egg

Recipe: Wild Morel Mushrooms with Egg

At the end of walking my dog yesterday, I was greatly surprised to find a familiar looking mushroom growing in […]

May 18, 2011     No Comments
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Review #2: Pho Bac Vietnamese Beef Noodle

Review #2: Pho Bac Vietnamese Beef Noodle

I had the chance to give Pho Bac another try today during my lunch hour.  Much better!  This time, as […]

May 17, 2011     No Comments
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