A Dynamite Meal Soup

Almost a year ago I made a really great stock from a really unique cookbook I had recently purchased.  The stock was basically a doctored up miso, a basic miso soup but with the addition of coconut milk, garlic, ginger, lime leaves, chile and tamarind.  With the weather being really kind of gross rain andRead more

Sinus Clearing Dynamite Soup

Bonito Flakes!!!

This is the first recipe from another new cookbook I have! The cookbook is from a British fast food restaurant which makes Asian inspired (more particularly Japanese) food.  They also have a grocery store which they sell their retail products.  All I can say is that after making this first recipe if I lived inRead more

Coconut Curry, yes please!!!

More fish? Why not!  Since I am in a self-proclaimed fish kick why not embrace it.  This time I am making halibut!  Halibut is a lean mild fish.  It is pretty firm but also very tender.  It is often used in fish and chips (delicious), but I didn’t fry the halibut for this next recipe.

Confusion City – Curry Chicken and Rice Noodles

pretty. but not worth the effort.

Well I have to say I am super happy I had help for this recipe.  There were a lot of elements and the recipe wasn’t the easiest to follow.  It was also a lot of work.  The recipe came from the cookbook Jamie Oliver’s Meals in Minutes.

The Final Birthday Dish – Thai Fish with Shrimp

Most of the food from the potluck...

Matt’s birthday ended with a bang (or as Andy would say a BOOM).  We had a potluck style meal.  The dish I made came from Quick and Easy’s Stir-Fry Cookbook.  Backstory on the cookbook – I actually bought this cookbook for Matt on our first Easter together.  I also bought a wok and filled it with allRead more