Asian · pasta

Herbaceous Soba Noodles with Tender Eggplant and Mango

I’m two weeks into culinary school and I have learned SO much – starting with the discovery that all of my pans and pots are crap and need to be replaced immediately. If you want to get a yummy brown crust on any of your food, nonstick pans will get you nowhere. Oh, and if your… Continue reading Herbaceous Soba Noodles with Tender Eggplant and Mango

Asian

Day 2: Brussels Sprouts and Tofu Stir-Fry with Black Rice with Coconut

Status update: I haven’t felt that hungry yet (I only heard my stomach growl awkwardly loudly in a quiet meeting once) and the food has been delicious. Tonight’s dinner I will definitely make again. Some people are anti-tofu, and those people should not make this meal. Luckily I am a tofu person, and as far… Continue reading Day 2: Brussels Sprouts and Tofu Stir-Fry with Black Rice with Coconut

appetizer · Asian · vegetables

Fresh Mango, Avocado & Tofu Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce

A fact of life: you’re going to cook what you have around the house. Or at least that’s a fact of my life. I’m not trying to reinvent the wheel every time dinner rolls around. The way I’ve been able to branch out – slowly, but surely – is to start accumulating interesting or exotic… Continue reading Fresh Mango, Avocado & Tofu Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce