Fragrant, steamed jasmine rice is good—but jasmine rice made with coconut milk and fresh ginger is even better! This is a great side dish for Asian-themed meals, and could even be paired with some Caribbean and Latin American dishes. It’s super easy to make and a step up from plain ol’ rice. Garnish with chopped cilantro if • Read More »
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Beef and Asparagus CurryMay 31, 2012 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Beef, Menu Ideas, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
If you like Thai curry then you’re probably going to love this super quick and easy-to-make dish: tender beef and fresh veggies simmered in a flavorful coconut-infused red curry…YUM! I had a rib-eye in the freezer so I substituted it for the sirloin steak, and used light coconut milk. I also added some sliced mushrooms and onions • Read More »
Singapore Turkey StewFebruary 12, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Singapore Turkey Stew | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
I had a friend over for lunch the other day and served her this hearty stew filled with Asian-flavored turkey meatballs and crunchy vegetables in a light coconut broth. It was colorful, flavorful and satisfying. I only wish I had doubled the recipe! When I was at the store buying ingredients for the soup, the Roma tomatoes were pretty sad • Read More »
Butternut Squash Soup with Thai GremolataDecember 27, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Butternut Squash Soup with Thai Gremolata | Filed in: Asian, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
If you’re looking for a new way to eat winter squash, you must try this Thai-inspired recipe! The velvety texture of the butternut squash and coconut soup is brought to life by the vibrant flavors of the chopped peanut, lime zest and basil gremolata. Typically, gremolata is an Italian condiment of lemon zest, garlic and parsley • Read More »
Senegalese Peanut Soup with ChickenFebruary 26, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Senegalese Peanut Soup with Chicken | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Middle Eastern, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
If you’re looking for a flavorful, exotically-spiced soup then you’ve got to try this recipe! I love the rich combination of curry, coconut milk, peanut butter and sweet potatoes! I made it for the first time a few years ago for Husband and some of his work buddies. The soup received raves from Husband and his • Read More »
Thai-Style Chicken and Rice SoupFebruary 18, 2009 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
I seriously could eat Thai food everyday and be completely happy, and that’s saying a lot because I love variety. Thai soup is actually comfort food for me. When I’m getting a scratchy throat, I send Husband to the local Thai restaurant for some take-out soup. There’s something about the spicy broth that does • Read More »