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Pressure Cooker Authentic Pho Noodles

Pressure Cooker Authentic Pho Noodles

Servings: 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 1.5 hours Ingredients Oxtail: 1 lb (approximately 3 pieces). If you want a more “oily/thicker” broth, add up to 3 pounds. Can combine with beef bones or beef shank. If you want a chicken pho, just switch out anything […]

Knit: Baby Scrub Cloth

Knit: Baby Scrub Cloth

I use Heart Face Scrubby’s pattern to knit baby scrub towels for donations. If you join these squares, you can also make a blanket! Materials One 95-yard (2 ounce) skein of cotton worsted weight yarn One heart face scrubby uses about 9.5 yards (0.2 oz.)* […]

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Beef Noodles

Beef Noodles

Servings: 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20-30 minutes Ingredients Dried shrimps: 1 tbsp (Optional. This replaces salt) Beef broth: About 750ml. Can use any kind like chicken, vegetable etc. Water: As the soup evaporates, put in a dash here and there to replace evaporated soup during […]

Pork Chops, Maple-Bacon Jam, Bok Choy and Spinach Rice

Pork Chops, Maple-Bacon Jam, Bok Choy and Spinach Rice

Serings: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20-30 minutes Ingredients Pork chops: 300g Bacon: 1-2 slices Baby spinach: 60g Garlic: 2 cloves Shallot: 1 Baby bok choy: 340g White rice: 1.5 cups Apple cider vinegar: 15ml Maple syrup: 15ml Cooking oil Salt and pepper Spice blend Garlic […]

Mung Beans

Mung Beans

Servings: 3

Preparation time: 2 mins

Cooking time: 45 minutes 

Ingredients

  • Mung beans: 1/2 cup
  • Brown sugar: 4 tbsp
  • Water: 4 cups

Making the dessert

  1. Wash the beans
  2. In a large pot, add beans and water to a boil
  3. Reduce to medium and let it bubble gently for 45 mins or until beans are cooked and tender 
  4. Add sugar and mix well

Can be served hot or cold. Optionally add coconut milk on top. Great dessert to cool down from the heat. Enjoy! 

Seared Pork Chops, Kale, and Maple Butter Gravy

Seared Pork Chops, Kale, and Maple Butter Gravy

Servings: 2 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients Pork chops: 300-350g Sweet potatoes: 550g; Can substitute with yam or potatoes Shallot: 1 or 1/4 of yellow onion Chives: 1 bunch (optional); can substitute with parsley or cilantro, etc. Kale: 1 bunch Apple cider vinegar: 15ml […]

Tomato-Coconut Zucchini & Carrot Curry With Chutney and Couscous

Tomato-Coconut Zucchini & Carrot Curry With Chutney and Couscous

Servings: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients Carrots: 1 red, 1 white; 300g total Cilantro: 10g or 6 sprigs Onion: 1 Zucchini: 1 Apple: 1 Coconut milk: 165ml Tomato paste: 213ml Brown sugar: 5g Couscous: 100g with 1 cup of boiling water Curry […]

Pan-seared Lime Salmon and Yakisoba

Pan-seared Lime Salmon and Yakisoba

Servings: 2

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • Sapporo Ichiban chow mein yakisoba: 2 packages
  • Tofu: 80g
  • Celery: 1 stalk, cut diagonally, small slices
  • White mushrooms: 3, slice thinly
  • Carrot: 1/2 medium carrot; cut in 3″ lengthwise, 2mm width thin slices
  • Cabbage: 1/8 of a cabbage, cut roughly in small pieces
  • Bell pepper: 1 small, cut in small slices
  • Salmon: 1 fillet piece of preferred size
  • Lime: 1/4
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking oil
  • Scallions: 1 stem, chopped finely

Preparing ingredients

  1. Wash and dry produce. Cut the celery, white mushrooms, carrot, cabbage, and bell pepper.
  2. In a large pan, pour 500ml of water, heat to a boil and put noodles and seasoning package in.
  3. While noodle cooks and absorbs broth, stir fry vegetables in another large pan.
  4. Combine the two pans and toss well. Add scallions.

Preparing the salmon

  • Season salmon with 1/4 of lime juice, zest, and salt and pepper
  • Place parchment paper on medium-size pan. Drizzle cooking oil on paper. 
  • On medium high, cook salmon about 3-5 minutes each side, or until cooked

Plate yakisoba from pan to dish and put salmon on top. Enjoy!

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Servings: 3 Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5-10 minutes Ingredients Dried seaweed: Amount depending on preference Miso paste: 3 tbsp Water: 4 cups Mushrooms: Any kind and amount depends on preference Scallions: 1 stem. Thinly slice white part and put in soup. Green part to garnish […]