Category Archives: Asian & Asian Influenced

Steamed Scallop Wontons

Contains:  Shellfish (scallops, oyster), gluten.  Is:  Quick and easy.   This recipe is designed for #FishFridayFoodies.  Theme this month is “Small Bites”.  You will find the links to other creators in this challenge at the end of this post. You can … Continue reading

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Large Smelts Baked with Bok Choy and Mushrooms

Contains:  Seafood (fish), nightshades (seasoning).  Is:  Quick and easy.  My camera’s battery is about dead, and the charger has gone on walkabout, so I’ve chosen to find an old recipe I made back in 2007 and recorded elsewhere. I was … Continue reading

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Lengua (Tongue) in Mushroom Sauce, Filipino-Inspired

Contains:  Offal, dairy.  The inspiration recipe for this one is Filipino-based, and is a Lengua in Mushroom Sauce.  Although I doubt it is traditional in the Philippines to use canned condensed mushroom soup – but just as everywhere, people do … Continue reading

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Ox Tongue Steaks, Japanese Style (from Beef or Bison)

Contains:  Offal, soy (legumes).  Is:  Japanese, gluten-free, with the proper soy sauce, can be Paleo/Whole 30, if using coconut aminos. It has been a while since I’ve posted anything offally-inclined.  But here we are, once again, in the waste-not, want-not … Continue reading

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Chinese-Seasoned Country Style Pork Ribs

Contains:  Soy (a legume), nightshades.  Is:  Gluten free. One of my favorite cuts of pork – beats out bacon, too. Oh, and these aren’t ribs after all.  They are cuts from the shoulder of a porker.  If you see any … Continue reading

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Goan Fish Curry

Contains:  Seafood (fish), coconut, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Whole30, paleo, quick and easy.  Fish specific to the waters of Goa, India, would be preferred, but as this isn’t always possible (including where I live), any decent white fish of a bit … Continue reading

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Tomagoyaki: A Japanese Rolled Omelet (Dashimaki Variant)

Contains:  Eggs (natch….), soy, seafood option, added sugar.  Is:   A great appetizer, or bento-box ready addition.   FEATURING:  Home Grown Eggs!   (And, scallion/green onion).  This recipe is derived from https://www.justonecookbook.com/tamagoyaki-japanese-rolled-omelette/, and I have taken the liberty of adding chopped scallops to … Continue reading

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Vietnamese-Style Summer Rolls with Smoked Salmon and Additions (Gỏi Cuốn)

Contains:  Seafood, potential legumes.  Is:  Gluten-free, soy-free if without most typical dips, finger food.   The dip I used contained soy, from a legume, although I don’t specify a dip for you to use in the recipe proper.  There are many … Continue reading

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Chinese Stir-Fried Chicken Hearts with Shiitake and Vegetables (Chicken Thigh Option)

Contains:  Offal, nightshades, legumes (soy), a small amount of alcohol.  Is:  Quick and Easy, can be made gluten-free, paleo. You can add in gizzards and even liver to this should you care to.  (Personally, I’d go for gizzards, chopped up, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Bengali Inspired Bitter Melon Dish (with Panch Phoron)

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free.   I snagged a bitter melon on my last venture to Connecticut, where I picked up a healthy-looking bitter melon.  This vegetable really does live up to its name – very, very bitter.  But … Continue reading

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