Category: recipe testing

Recipe testing: Takenoko Gohan

Or Bamboo Shoots Rice. I went foraging for takenoko (bamboo shoots) last weekend with E and L. I never did this before, it sounded like fun. E and L were my knowledgeable guides. We meet at a secret location walked through bamboo grove for out hunt. The first location wasn’t as fruitful as E and

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Recipe Testing: Iris’ Hijiki Rice

Our collective agreement for Christmas dinner would be Iris’ hijiki rice and crispy roast pork belly. Iris is my mom’s cousin who is has a lot great recipes that I’m so happy she shares with me. She’s the lead cook at her church’s ladies group which makes delicous food items and hand crafted pieces for

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Random things

Of what I’ve been doing lately. Frogged (ripped out) Started this cowl, found a mistake, got irritated, frogged. Actually been frogging most things these days. Knitting isn’t making happy. After I bought all this beautiful yarn from Japan, I’ve decide to take a break to let my knitting. Baking and Jamming Cooler weather brings baking

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Stages of Recipe Testing

I decided to recipe test Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies. I want to see how it compared to mom’s garbage cookies. Both recipes have a lot of ingredients. I used the recipe¬†Anderson Cooper’s favorite cookies: compost cookies from http://www.tablefortwoblog.com. I’ve made the Crack pie recipe from Christina Tosi before and I love the addition of milk

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Up to my old tricks

Guess what I found–a bag of slight damaged fruit at one of the store in my town. I think I mentioned it before. $2.99 for a bag of 2 grapefruits, 1 mineola, 2 red plums, 1 pluot, and 4 peaches. I wasn’t even looking for it. Just went shopping for ingredients for my dinner I

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What I want to make : one

I can’t use my kitchen since I’m showing my house. Never know when you will get a moments notice that someone is coming to see it. I’m trying to keep it as clean as possible. But this has got me wanting to make stuff. Here’s list one of a few links of stuff I want

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Recipe Testing: Quiche for Kate

Kate came over to the house to help me paint in my quest to get my house ready for sale.¬†In return, I made her lunch of caramelized onion and broccoli quiche. This was a fast and dirty quiche. Started late (as usually). Frozen crust, shredded swiss and gruyere from Trader Joe’s, little bit shredded havarti,

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food pictures 01 . . . .

Wow! I just cleaned out my old laptop to make room for my new one. My pictures were crazy–especially my food pictures. I don’t know how I did it. I wanted to reshare with you the pictures and the recipes that went with them. I’ll keep posting them until I don’t have anymore to share.

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