Category Archives: Asian & Asian Influenced

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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Holi, Indian Festival of Colors: Chicken Tikka Masala Whole30 Style

Contains:  Coconut, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo, Whole 30.      Yes, if you prefer to have basmati or jasmine rice instead of cauliflower rice, please go ahead.  I made this when I wanted to do one of those Whole 30 … Continue reading

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Japanese Vegetarian Hot Soba Soup

Contains:   Eggs, soy, almost certainly gluten.  Is:  Vegetarian, nightshade-free.  Soba noodles are buckwheat noodles, but looking at the ingredient package of mine, these also contain wheat (hence, gluten, if you are concerned).  I’ve no idea if this is true … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Bò Trộn Cải Xoong – Pan-Seared Beef & Watercress Salad, with Fish Dressing Sauce

Contains: Seafood in the dressing, with option to opt out.  Soy, with option to opt out.  Is:  gluten-free with the proper soy sauce, tamari, or coconut aminos.   The recipe I’d originally planned to make for the Asian New Year (of … Continue reading

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Korean Banchan: Pickled Tofu

Contains:  Soy.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegan.   The Korean people typically serve lots of small sides along their main course, and along with rice.  These they call banchan.  Now, typically I make one or two dishes for a meal, especially if … Continue reading

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Sea Scallops, Shrimp, Shiitake, Sprouts, Asparagus, Onion – Stir Fried

Winter Solstice is a big deal around here, raising hens.  From henceforth, there will be more daylight each day, until one gets to the point where the chickens notice, and will up the production line.  (Yes, one can keep lights … Continue reading

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