Category Asian Food

Summer Rolls with Spicy Chili Sauce

  Prep time: 10 minutes Serves: 2-4 people (4 spring rolls) I hate to admit this, but I had never tried summer rolls until a month ago. They just looked plain and tasteless, especially in light of their alter ego, the deep fried spring roll. But I finally tried one and learned how delicious they […]

Asian Inspired Soup Kits

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 2-3 minutes We all have nights where we have nothing for lunch the next day. For me, that happens in two instances: we ate a lot of dinner and there isn’t enough, or we ate a lot when we were out to dinner and have no leftovers. So this […]

Thai Ginger Chicken

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 13 minutes Serves: 4 Do you ever have a moment where you’ve really nailed something? I had it today when I took my first bite of this dish. It honestly tastes like the ginger chicken I order at a Thai restaurant. If you’re not already a convert, ginger chicken […]

Vegetable Tikka Masala

Prep time: 10 minutes Total cook time: Approx. 40 minutes Serves: 6-8 I love indian food. The flavors are incredible, the texture of the dishes is spot-on, and oh that Naan! If I could eat it all the time, I would. Which could get expensive. So a couple of years ago I started researching recipes and […]

GUEST POST: Chinese stir fry! Soy Sauce Chicken Wings and Garlic Broccoli

Prep time: 2-12 hours Cook time: 20 min  Today’s post comes from Shenzhen, China, where my good friend Lin grew up. She’s got two law degrees and a passion for cooking! Lin and I met in law school and have shared notes, laughs, and moments of frustration. This week Lin was kind enough to share […]

Teriyaki Chicken with Stir Fried Cabbage

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes I’ve loved Asian cuisine as far back as I can remember. In fact, there is a moment in time even further back than I can remember, where I first professed this love. In a tape-recorded conversation, for the benefit of my future 18 year-old self, my mother […]

Sweet & Spicy Pork Dumplings

Prep time: 45 minutes- 1 hour Cook time: 10 minutes I LOVE Asian food. It’s a widely known fact, and I celebrate it. I’ve always wanted to make dumplings. For such a small little pocket of food, they are packed with flavor and general deliciousness. I’ll eat dumplings of any kind, but today’s recipe is […]