Posts Tagged ‘vegetables and mushrooms’

Spicy French Green Beans Haricot Verts 辣炒四季豆

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

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

French green beans with garlic is simply delicious and fragrant, and it has become a standard way to cook French green beans (Haricot Verts) in my kitchen.


Rules can sometimes be broken or flexed to seek something better. Why not try spicing it up with chili? Not as if it is something new. Would samb (Read more...)

Sweet Potato Vegetable Omelette Wrap 蔬菜蛋包煎饼卷

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

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

Hopping on the wrap-wagon with some leftover tortilla wraps from making garlic black beans burrito, I decided to make more wraps as these minimal-preservatives tortilla do not keep long.


Sweet potato puree/mashed sweet potato works quite well in the wrap and its texture works fine with anot (Read more...)

Rice Cakes in Vegetables Curry, Lontong

Friday, March 25th, 2016

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

Chicken rice, fried carrot cake, fried Hokkien Mee, Laksa, Satay - all the delicious and famous street food of Singapore; but what happened to Lontong? Unlike the other popular street food, Lontong is hardly raved about.


Lontong,in Malaysia and Singapore, usually refers to a breakfast dish of ketu (Read more...)

Kimchi Fried Rice with Cheese 起司泡菜炒饭

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

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

It has been such a long time since I made kimchi "fried" rice. That time, it was more alike kimchi bibimbap in the rice cooker. However with some "precious" (precious because we hardly have any leftover rice at home) rice leftover from the day before, it is now time to make real fried rice, as in. (Read more...)

Pumpkin and Mushroom Rice Vermicelli Noodle 南瓜米粉

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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

Pumpkin Noodle, or specially Pumpkin Rice Vermicelli is as familiar as Pumpkin Rice to many of us. However, you may have noticed that I have used pasta, in replacement of rice vermicelli in this recipe; well, not just any pasta but Angel Hair pasta. That is the only pasta, that in my opinion, comes (Read more...)

Rice Stuffed Hatch Chili Pepper

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

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

Hatch is to chili pepper, just as Champagne is to sparkling wine. Now, this is how I remember what Hatch Chile is all about.


As the pickled Hatch chili was "tested" mild- or even non-spicy, the rest of the hatch peppers did not share the same fate. They were stuffed with some leftover fried rice ( (Read more...)

Chayote with Woodear Mushrooms 佛手瓜拌麻油黑木耳

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

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

The hot summer days usually spearhead me to do the minimal, especially in the kitchen. Moreover, a vegetable salad (e.g. Gado Gado, Broccoli Mushroom Salad) is easier and more comforting on the stomach when one loses appetite in the scorching heat. It might be a salad in name but in my kitchen, sala (Read more...)

Korean Spicy Baby Bok Choy 韩式辣酱小白菜/奶白

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

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

After stocking my fridge with gochujang, there was a new-found motivation to create other Korean dishes in addition to bibimbap, then banchan came to mind.

These Korean sides-cum-appetizers including Korean Chilled Tofu and Korean Spicy Tofu, are not difficult to prepare, and complement very well wit (Read more...)

Zucchini Noodles with Mushrooms Enoki 西葫芦清炒金针菇

Monday, August 24th, 2015

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

Widely known as no-carb or low-carb noodles and a great alternative to pasta was what really did not appeal to me at first as I cannot do without carbs.

Now, I should have tried Zucchini Noodles earlier since I like how this present itself as a vegetarian side-dish, nicely paired with steamed rice or (Read more...)

Vegetarian Braised "Meat" Mushroom-Tofu Sauce/Rou-Zhao 素肉燥

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

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

If you do not know, I am a huge fan of The Big Bang Theory series. I never watched any American drama while growing up. Not a single one. However, we chanced upon The Big Bang Theory some years ago in the US when the local channel kept showing repeats, and then we were kinda (unknowingly) addicted a (Read more...)