Posts Tagged ‘vegetables and mushrooms’

Wakame Seaweed Fresh Mushrooms Soup 紫菜海带鲜菇汤

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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

This recipe is similar to Seaweed, Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms and Spinach Soup, however made simpler this time (without spinach) with wakame seaweed and two kinds of mushrooms - fresh shiitake mushrooms and bunashimeiji beech mushrooms.

To save time, fresh mushrooms are added directly to a simmering p (Read more...)

Krill Cabbage Rice, Daikon Omelette & Kale

Friday, April 10th, 2015

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

Sometimes it is congee with side-dishes and other times, it might be steamed rice in place of the rice porridge/congee. Such a meal is quite commonly Asian, or perhaps just typical in my home. We grew up with such meals back in Asia.

Today let us have a bowl of rice with side-dishes.


Dried Krill and (Read more...)

Snap Peas,Hijiki Seaweed Stir-Fry

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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

Snap peas, also known as sugar snap peas, is a cultivar group (a cross between snow peas and garden peas, source: the kitchn) of edible-podded peas that is different from snow peas: snap pea pods are slightly rounded compared to the flat pods of snow peas. High in vitamins and a reliable source of f (Read more...)

Pan-Fried Lion-Mane Mushrooms 干煎猴头菇

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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

The English name Lion-Mane Mushrooms is not in any way associated with monkey's head and yet the Chinese go by this mushroom name Hou Tou Gu (猴头菇) literally translating to Monkey-Head Mushrooms.


Just as black-trumpet chanterelle mushroom is prized in France, monkey head mushroom is a prized high-end (Read more...)

Kimchi Meatballs & Vegetables Noodles 韩式泡菜肉丸

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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

The wrappers ran out before the filling! With the remaining kimchi fillings from making kimchi wontons (boiled dumplings), I made meatballs (mini ones!) and they are such a flavorful addition to this noodle dish which otherwise would have been a vegetarian combination of carrots, mushrooms, mung bea (Read more...)

Asparagus with Bell Peppers and Mushrooms 芦笋炒蘑菇灯笼椒

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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

Are all bell peppers created equal? Some varieties are shown to be more nutrient-dense than others. How do you usually choose? Do you go by flavor, for example I find that the yellow and orange bell peppers taste pleasantly sweeter than the red and green varieties; or do you just go by whichever is (Read more...)

Ratatouille-Inspired Roasted Vegetables with Pasta 法式蔬菜杂烩

Friday, March 6th, 2015

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

Traditional ratatouille, the stew, starts with a base of tomatoes, garlic, onions, spices and seasonings with layers of vegetables e.g. eggplant, bell peppers, cooked in the base, then finished off either in the oven or over the stove-top.


What you are seeing here today may not be traditional ratatou (Read more...)

Baby Shiitake Mushrooms Stir-Fry 鲜香菇清炒塔菇菜

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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

The variety of organic mushrooms at Far West Fungi (Saratoga Farmers Market location), is amazing; from the standard shiitake, portobello, crimini mushrooms to the exotic mushrooms e.g. nameko, pioppini, yellow tree oyster mushrooms.


During my first visit to the stall, I was rather overwhelmed, the u (Read more...)

Whole Roasted Cauliflower 烤菜花

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

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

How many ways can you prepare, cook and present a cauliflower dish? Often, cauliflower can be prepared into florets then used in recipes such as Roasted Cauliflower Pizza, Sweet and Sour Cauliflower in the style of Gobi Manchurian, Almost Aloo Gobi - Spicy Cauliflower with Potatoes, Cauliflower Pota (Read more...)

Di San Xian, Potatoes, Eggplant, Bell Peppers Stir-Fry 地三鲜

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

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

Have you heard of this Chinese Dongbei 东北 dish - Di San Xian 地三鲜 ? I have not, till few months ago when my friend "whatsApp-ed" me a photo of what she cooked - a dish consisting of these three ingredients: eggplant, potato and green bell pepper, then told me it was Di San Xian. I may not have taste (Read more...)