Posts Tagged ‘beans/peas’

Sausage & Peas Fried Rice – 香肠豌豆炒饭

Monday, March 10th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

We had delicious Korean food (Soondubu and seafood pancake) at Jang Su Jang in Santa Clara the other day and brought home the only food that was left - rice.

As there was just about one serving of leftover rice, the best way to go was to bulk it up, make fried rice and turn it to almost two servings (Read more...)

Spinach, Pea, Jalapeno Soup

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

Similarly green but not asparagus soup.


A combination of frozen and fresh describes this Organic Spinach, Pea and Jalapeno Soup


I have enjoyed the advantage of harvesting jalapeno from the garden, whenever I want. Fresh! Sadly, right now, as I am writing this post, our jalapeno plant is alrea (Read more...)

Artichoke and Leek Soup 洋蓟洋蒜苗汤

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

Are frozen artichokes as versatile as frozen peas and corn kernels as a freezer-staple? I say "Yes". Make Artichoke Pizza, include them in Parchment-Steamed or Baked Vegetables or cook Artichoke and Leek Soup.


The thought of artichoke soup usually brings me back to Duarte's Tavern, Pescadero, CA. I (Read more...)

Collard, Pumpkin Bean Soup & Avocado Toast

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

I have cooked this bean soup (Tuscan Bean Soup) before, but this time replacing the "greens" from kale to collard.

I enjoy making such bean-style soups - warm and wholesome especially towards the last few months of the year when it is typically colder; and this is also the time when I bring in the Im (Read more...)

Sambal Green Beans & Nasi Lemak

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

What makes a Nasi Lemak your Nasi Lemak? What makes it work for you?


Some say it is the coconut rice. Fail the coconut rice and fail Nasi Lemak. Or is it the sambal chili? Oh yes, it is the sambal chili! Imagine Nasi Lemak without chili? A deal-breaker for me.


What makes Nasi Lemak? It is the ikan bi (Read more...)

Pea, Corn, Pumpkin Seed Lettuce Wraps 素生菜“包”

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

With frozen peas and corns, last-minute cooking can be hassle-free. A stir-fry of pea, corns and toasted pine nuts or a semi-homemade lavash flat-bread pizza in minutes; or throw in some pantry-friendly nuts or seeds to create this easy, light and tasty appetizer of organic romaine lettuce wraps.


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Chickpea Garbanzo Beans (Channa) Curry 鸡豆咖哩

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

Chickpeas is the preferred bean to use for this dish, compared to black beans when the flavors of black beans did not really quite hit the correct spot for curry the other time.


When able to plan ahead, dried chickpeas is recommended for this dish as the texture using cooked dried beans results in (Read more...)

Black Bean Potato Cakes Patties 黑豆马铃薯(土豆)煎饼

Monday, January 21st, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

I have said before that I don't cook legumes (beans) often enough and it is still true. More beans and legumes, please.

Self-reminder.

So today, this Black Bean Potato Cakes/Patties 黑豆土豆煎饼 is vegetarian, with Black Beans replacing the "meat" proteins.


Like other beans, black beans is a good sou (Read more...)

Gai Lan Chinese Broccoli Soup 芥兰黄豆汤

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

Though the idea is not exceptionally wild or creative, this is (indeed) my first time having Gai Lan (in) Soup.


And you know what? I will cook this soup again when stir-fried Gai Lan (Chinese broccoli) gets boring once in a while. Truth is: the same stir-fried Gai Lan can't be posted repeatedly in (Read more...)

Stir-Fry Carrots & French Beans 清炒胡萝卜

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by tigerfish that originally appeared at Teczcape-An Escape to Food.

I have been using more and more onions in my everyday cooking. From 2-3 medium-size onions for every week's grocery shopping, to 4-6 onions. With an average of half or more onion used in any single dish, the onions in my pantry can be used up really fast!

Onions contain flavonoids such as quercetin (Read more...)