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Quick Pho Recipe. Gluten-Free

Pho is a popular Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, vegetables and meat. Pho has traveled beautifully, and has become a complete meal comfort food in many homes and restaurants around the world. It usually uses as…
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Mock Crab Kale Salad Recipe

In my Mock Crab Kale Salad, mock crab and kale complement each other and make a fabulous match. Crab Kale Salad is equally at home as a first course and a main course. I love to make salads with kale, as kale leaves are hearty and sturdy and…
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Sea Bass in Sake Broth and Vegetables Recipe

The bad news is, sea bass is an expensive treat, but the good news is there is very little you need to do. Sea bass is the best. My dish here is Asian culinary minimalism at its best. The light cooking broth is incredibly flavorful and…
dumplings
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Steamed Vegetable Dumplings Recipe. All Variations

Dumplings are so much fun to make and to serve! And the bamboo steamer garners no end of kudos when you bring it in. These dumplings cook in no time, and steaming the dumplings makes them a lean choice. Since everything is minced and…
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Hot Sour Soup Recipe. All Variations

Hot and Sour Soup is almost as easy to make as its first cousin, Miso Soup. This is where you watch those umami Asian seasonings do their magic in no time. Hot and sour soup has only the added initial step where you coat the chicken and stir-fry…
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Salmon Miso Sauce Recipe. Other Fish Variations

Salmon Miso Sauce gets its luxurious texture  from miso. The miso in salmon miso sauce makes an instant thick and rich natural sauce, even as it is a snap to make. This salmon is ready in minutes! The Asian flavors work beautifully to make…
fresh seaweed noodles
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Fresh Seaweed Noodles Sashimi Salad Variation. Gluten-Free Friendly

Fresh seaweed is getting increasingly more available You will be as pleased as I am to see that , in many supermarkets and in sushi restaurants, fresh seaweed turns up more often. It is true I haven't seen fresh seaweed in any  form other…
green tea dressing
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Chinese Green Tea Dressing Recipe

Chinese Green Tea Dressing Recipe: The magic of Asian ingredients! With such intense and clean flavors, a little goes a long way. Because all the dressing ingredients are liquid, it makes green tea dressing a very lean choice. You will…
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Salmon or Tuna Tartare Recipe. Mock Crab Variation

In tuna Tartare, the term “tartare” is used loosely here. It only suggests that the fish is not cooked, in the strictest sense of the word. But in reality, the lime juice and oil do “cook” the finely shredded fish. You can prepare the…
nappa cabbage
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Asian Beef Shiitake Nappa Cabbage Salad Recipe

Nappa cabbage plays a much larger role than it usually does a salad. In this dish, nappa cabbage gets equal time with the beef and makes a wonderful main course. My children make this beef nappa cabbage salad  quite often for Shabbos, and…
turnip cakes
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Turnip Cakes with Dipping Sauce and Wasabi Oil Recipe

Turnip cakes are pure hipster food. What a pity we can't find them in Kosher Sushi Restaurants! they are so much fun: Turnip Cakes are a Chinese Dim Sum dish made of shredded turnip and radish  and rice flour. Turnip cakes are steamed, then…
Teryiaki Sauce Recipe
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Teryiaki Sauce Recipe. Suggested Uses

Teryiaki sauce is one of my great favorites. I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn't?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous jerry cans of teryiaki sauce:…