Posts Tagged ‘vegetables and mushrooms’

Fuzzy Hairy Melon with Chicken & Mushrooms 金针菇鸡肉虾皮毛瓜

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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

Similar to chayote and the other melons and gourds, Hairy Gourd (a.k.a Jointed Gourd 节瓜) - most often used in Asian/Chinese cooking - is an ingredient that is often consumed in summer, with benefits of alleviating inner body heat and detoxification.

Unlike winter melon 冬瓜 which is considered "cooli (Read more...)

Vegetarian "Hakka" Stir-Fry 蔬菜小炒

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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

Remember the health-specific five colors (black, white, green, red, yellow) of bibimbap? Now the five colors can be found in this stir-fry. Unlike a leafy vegetable stir-fry or braise that tends to be tender-soft, this stir-fry is crisp with exciting crunch and bite from the celery, bell peppers, wo (Read more...)

Kale, Tomatoes, Mushrooms Soup 羽衣甘蓝蕃茄蘑菇清汤

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

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

Of the variety of kale available - do you have a favorite? I don't. I like using baby kale in a super-easy-and-quick stir-fry, red kale in a fruit and vegetable salad, green (curly) or lacinato (dino kale) in soups or stir-fries. Besides kale stir-fries, I am also constantly thinking of new ways to (Read more...)

Slow-Cooked/ Caramelized Onions 慢煮洋葱

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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

Unlike raw onions that are often pungent and sharp, slowly-cooked (or caramelized) onions are mellow and subtly sweet. There are two essential ingredients to caramelized onions - one being onion and the other, T-I-M-E.


It will take more than 15 minutes (or more than 30 minutes for perfect caramelizat (Read more...)

Asian-Style Rice Vermicelli Bolognese 肉酱米粉

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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

This dish is unconventional and that thick rice vermicelli stands out as being THE unconventional "pasta" alternative. So this is bolognese with an Asian twist!

Bunashimeji (beech) mushrooms and green onions (instead of herbs) - that's not very authentic bolognese either. Awww...


Whatever. As long as (Read more...)

Vegetarian Stewed/ Braised Meat-Sauce 素肉燥

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

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

One of the famous street-food in Taiwan is Stewed Meat Rice 肉燥饭 (usually made from ground pork) or Braised Meat Rice 卤肉饭 (made with slightly bigger chunks of pork, or pork belly).

The ideal stewed/braised meat is perfectly balanced in savory and sweet flavors, and at some point, the gravy/s (Read more...)

Stir-Fry Shrimps & Vegetables Medley 虾仁清炒蔬菜

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

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

As long as you are patient enough with all the slicing, chopping, mincing and dicing, it is halfway to success.




Stir-Fry Shrimps and Vegetables Medley 虾仁清炒蔬菜
Ingredients:

To thaw: 1/2 cup frozen organic edamame, 1/4-1/2 cup organic sweet corn, and 6-8 medium- or jumbo-sized shrimps (if using frozen ve (Read more...)

Easy Vegetarian Fried Rice 蔬菜蛋炒饭

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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

A bowl of steamed white rice is precious in our home. Not only it is food and that every bit of food should not be wasted, it is also an "ingredient" that is hard to come by as it is not our home's grain-staple.

The only few times we have leftover cooked white rice at home is when there is remaining (Read more...)

Vegetables-Simmered Rice Vermicelli “Stir-Fry" 蔬菜焖米粉

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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

Whenever we visit Singapore, the flight would typically be the wee hours in the morning, flying in from San Francisco. In our most recent April visit, it was an evening flight instead, coincidentally coinciding with late dinner time at my parents'.

Few days before our arrival, I had particularly requ (Read more...)

Mushrooms Spinach Saute with Noodles and Egg 清炒蘑菇菠菜

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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

Preparing a meal for one (self) can be quite demotivating. Rather, it is wanting the MOST - tasty, nutritious, healthy, from the LEAST - time and effort. When you cook for a family (two of more), the ROI seems to be higher. No?

ROI or "Return of Investment". Consider this - for a little more time and (Read more...)