Month: August 2015

Sri Lankan Green Jackfruit Curry

Sri Lankan Green Jackfruit Curry

Although jackfruit is not that common in North American groceries, it is definitely worth seeking out.  This fruit originally from Southern India is now grown widely throughout Southeast Asia and is the largest tree-borne fruit, reaching up to 80 lbs!   Don’t fear, however, you 

Homemade Sriracha

Homemade Sriracha

I’m smitten.  Ok, yes, normally I would reserve that terminology for a person, maybe even a favorite pet, but this experiment making sriracha sauce in my own kitchen will likely change the way I cook.  I’m already planning on experimenting with making my own XO 

Pork Adobo with Coconut Milk

Pork Adobo with Coconut Milk

I’m a vinegar fiend.  I put it in everything. Just a touch of acidity makes other flavors pop.  In fact, before reaching for the salt shaker, try adding a drop or two of vinegar or lemon juice.  I think you might be surprised at how 

Sichuan Silken Tofu

Sichuan Silken Tofu

One of the things I miss about China is the plethora of savory breakfast options from soups to dumplings to this spicy tofu that has the perfect mix of spicy, sour, and sweet flavors.  As if this wasn’t enough, it is also a mix of