Category Archives: Asian & Asian Influenced

Savory Vegetarian Korean Pancakes

Contains:  Gluten, added sugar, egg,  nightshade.  Is:  Vegetarian. In extra non-food-related news, I closed out and sold my old house yesterday.  YAY TEAM!  I received more than the initial asking price on advice of my realtor, but it meant the … Continue reading

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Shrimp Shirataki Asian Pasta Salad with Peanut Sauce: Low Carb

Contains:  Shellfish, peanuts, nightshades, soy, coconut, probably gluten.  Is: Quick and easy, low carb. This month over at Cookingbites.com, we’re challenging each other to make pasta salads.  I figure I’d make a couple of different ones, and that at least … Continue reading

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Eggplant (Aubergine) and Lentil Dahl

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.    When I first started cooking out on my own, back in the late 70’s, I ended up with about four cookbooks for the first few years.  Two of them were standards for … Continue reading

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Rice Flavored with Cumin, Fenugreek, and Curry Leaf

Contains:  Fascinating Indian flavors, optional dairy (ghee).  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, potentially vegan.   The idea of flavored rice truly appealed to me, especially for eating in combination with Indian dishes – or perhaps on its own.  I had leftover okra … Continue reading

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Indian Curry: Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, Whole30.   I’ve been wanting to do a vegetarian Indian okra and mushroom dish for awhile.  Everything else was here to hand, just needed the inspiration towards putting this all together.  Will be getting … Continue reading

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Vietnamese-Inspired Pan Fried Bluefish

Contains:  Seafood, optional soy, optional nightshade.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, quick and easy.  Paleo and Whole30 option. My recipe today is inspired by one found in the New York Times – using a fish that is not found near Vietnam.  … Continue reading

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Squid, Veggie and Miso Egg Drop Soup

Contains:  Seafood, soy, legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, quick and easy.   I’ve finally got into MOVING the rest of my old home into my new home.  (Which seriously involved sorting out stuff that I’d rather not move up here, … Continue reading

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