Posts Tagged ‘leeks’

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...)

Fry Ramps (Baby Leeks) and Five-Spice Tofu 青蒜干炒五香豆干

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

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

I had to try baby leeks or ramps before they were gone for the season. What can I say? I love them.


They were paired with store-bought five-spice marinated tofu - 五香豆干 (available in Asian grocery store - 99 Ranch, California) in a stir-fry, and just two ingredients can turn a stir-fry so so amazin (Read more...)

Leeks with Five-Spice Tofu 青蒜炒五香豆干

Monday, May 21st, 2012

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

What can be done with these homemade hijiki-infused five-spice marinated tofu ? Leeks and Tofu is a classic vegetarian stir-fry found in some Chinese families. Why not try it using these homemade "flavored" tofu?


This Caramelized Leeks, Carrots with Five-Spice Tofu is well-balanced in taste with t (Read more...)

Leeks Stir-Fry Sugar Snap Peas 青蒜炒甜豌豆

Monday, May 7th, 2012

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

Leeks, are certainly dominating the farmer's market right now, early May. As soon as I picked a bunch from the farmer's market last weekend, I have to use them fast before freshness calls a day; and not be lazy in kitchen prep., as leeks usually need some rinsing/cleaning due to the grits trapped wi (Read more...)

Leeks with Chicken and Tofu Stir-Fry 青蒜鸡肉碎炒豆腐

Friday, January 13th, 2012

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

This Leeks with Chicken and Tofu Stir-Fry 青蒜鸡肉碎炒豆腐 might look like a big unappealing mess but it's a mess of home-cooked comfort deliciousness. At least the flavors are appealing if not the looks.


Leeks 蒜 are popular during Chinese New Year having auspicious symbolism as leeks - 蒜 (suan in Mandari (Read more...)