Category:  Recipes

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Cooking Party, Singapore Style

In Cooking Classes, Ingredients, Recipes On May 15, 2012 Comments Off

Ladies Enjoy Making Thai Sticky Rice in Class

Every year, I donate a cooking class to The Singapore American School to raise money for the school’s scholarships, projects and library …

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Turmeric Is The Key To My Tandoori Chicken Recipe

In Cooking Technique, Ingredients, Recipes, Travel On May 7, 2012 Comments Off

Rediscovering Turmeric, the Age Old Miracle Spice, in Old Delhi

Turmeric was one of the predominant spices I came across in Delhi at Khari Baoli, Asia’s oldest wholesale spice market. Known as Indian saffron, turmeric is …

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Healthy and Flavorful Thunder Tea Rice

In Cooking Technique, Recipes On April 23, 2012 2 Comments

Lei Cha, My Recipe For A Centuries Old Chinese Dish

Thunder rice tea (Lei Cha) is a centuries old Chinese Hakka dish that was invented as a meal of survival and sustenance during time of war…

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Chinese Cooking With Fermented Black Beans

In Cooking Technique, Recipes On April 16, 2012 Comments Off

Fermented Black Beans Add Zest To My Chinese Clams Recipe

Not to be confused with the legumes used in Latin American cuisines, fermented black beans are soybeans traditionally used in Chinese cooking …

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Video Finale: Gluten-Free Thai Beef Salad

In Cooking Classes, Recipes On April 5, 2012 Comments Off

Part 4 of 4: Tim Urban and I Enjoy Our Cooking

In this, Part 4 of 4, we conclude our feature showing American Idol finalist Tim Urban learning how to make a gluten and dairy free Asian recipe with lessons on searing beef …

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Lamb Is One Of My Favorite Easter Recipes

In Cooking Technique, Holidays, Recipes On April 4, 2012 Comments Off

Roasted Rack of Lamb Is An Easy Recipe And A Crowd Pleaser

I have a few friends coming over for an early Easter potluck dinner this weekend and we’re all preparing our favorite Easter recipes. My favorite, rack of lamb and roasted potatoes …

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Thai Beef Mango Salad Video

In Cooking Classes, Recipes On April 3, 2012 Comments Off

Part 3 of 4: Tim Urban and I Make The Dressing

In this, Part 3 of 4, we continue with our feature showing American Idol finalist Tim Urban learning how to make a gluten and dairy free Asian recipe with lessons on technique as we make the salad dressing …

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Teaching Tim Urban To Cook Thai (Part 2)

In Cooking Classes, Recipes On March 29, 2012 Comments Off

Part 2 of 4: Tim Urban Has Fun With Ingredient Preparation

In this, Part 2 of 4, we continue with our feature showing American Idol finalist Tim Urban learning how to make a gluten and dairy free Asian recipe …