Category Archives: Vegetarian
Pasta Alla Vodka with Porcini Mushrooms Posted by: | May 5, 2011

I love cooking with wine. I get high just thinking about tossing wine into a bubbling sauce and hear the alcohol sizzle madly into a mesmerizing steam, which I would inhale deeply with my eyes closed, and go: “Mmmm… wine!” Don’t even get me started on the excitement (and jitter) I get from flambĂ©-ing alcohol […]

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Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Posted by: | March 26, 2011

So here I am blogging in the dark, during Earth Hour. My first Earth Hour ever in Vietnam. I can’t really tell whether other houses/buildings are doing Earth Hour, as it’s always very dark when I look out my window into my alley at night. It’s one of the reasons why I avoid coming home […]

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Vietnamese Pan-fried Tofu Posted by: | March 12, 2011

I never thought I would blog about such a seemingly trivial dish. But I truly experienced its beauty and meaning today, at a place I would never imagine. A roadside hair salon. Actually it would hardly qualify as a salon, as it’s just just a hole in the wall on a busy street outside my […]

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Poached Eggs with French Toast and Asparagus Posted by: | June 8, 2010

Have you ever woken up one day, knowing you’ve just GOT to do something, else it would kill you and it can’t wait even another day? Well it occurred to me yesterday. I woke up and I just knew. I HAVE to try making Poached Eggs. Egg Benedict is one of my favorite breakfasts, and […]

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Pasta with Eggplant (Brinjal) and Balsamic Vinegar Posted by: | May 21, 2010

I am extremely tired right now, after a happening day at work and an intensive workout at my Spinning class today, followed by last minute grocery shopping just before shops closed. Fortunately I did not have to worry about dinner tonight. as I warmed up yesterday’s dinner, which still tasted perfectly. That’s what I do. […]

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Pasta with Mini Portobello Mushrooms + Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce Posted by: | April 30, 2010

I love sauce-less pasta, such as Aglo Olio. It’s a good excuse to load on the good quality extra virgin olive oil and garlic, “LOTS OF GAAARLIC” (Martin Yan accent). Plus, it’s super simple to make too. I managed to grab a pack of mini portobello mushrooms on the way back from work and that […]

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Asparagus and Leeks Risotto Posted by: | April 27, 2010

I’ve always wanted to make Risotto, but only recently I managed to find Arborio rice (which is also commonly known as “Risotto rice”) at a specialty shop. I decided to make it yesterday night, which happened to be one of the hottest days. There I was standing in front of a steaming pot for over […]

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Classic Tomato Sauce Pasta (from Jamie Oliver’s "Food Revolution") Posted by: | April 20, 2010

It’s Monday and I had to start the day earlier than usual for a work event. 11 hours later, I came home tired and still stuffed from the teabreaks and lunch buffet during the day. Plus, it was pouring outside. This calls for a really quick and simple dinner so that I can chill in […]

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Brocoli and Pesto Pasta: My first step towards "Jamie’s Food Revolution" Posted by: | April 5, 2010

It’s the last day of my long Easter weekend. Bummer. Yesterday I went a little crazy at shopping and might have spent my budget for a food processor (which I am dying to buy) on this season’s new arrival apparels. Sigh. I also bought myself 2 new cookbooks: “Jamie’s Food Revolution” by Jamie Oliver, and […]

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