Stir Fired Mushroom with Ginger and Garlic

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When I was a kid growing up in a small village surrounded by the countryside, raining season meant several things. It meant the mango fell from the trees during storm, puddles of fresh rainwater on the street, beads of raindrops on the branches and leaves, warm noodle soup at home, and of course— mushroom picking

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Stir Fried Crab Curry with Fresh Turmeric and Soy Sauce

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Do you know that Yaseen scared of crab? All kind of crabs, mud crabs, sea crabs, big crabs, and the tiny crabs. When it’s time to get out of the sea and he’s too cranky to comply, we catch some crabs on the beach to scare him off. And then, there’s a weekend trip to a

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Stir Fried Shrimp with Eggplant and Dill

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I love the sound of curry paste sizzling in hot oil. The aroma developed from the pan made my mouth watering. Thai curry paste is one of my favorite ingredients. It’s not only good for curry, but it adds the beautiful color and flavor to a quick stir fry dish as well. In my opinion, eggplant

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Stir Fried Shrimp with Broccoli

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We eat rice almost everyday. Probably for lunch and dinner, sometimes breakfast as well. With rice, we make curries, soup, and various kind of stir fried dishes. You bet we had tons of recipes just for stir-frying. What I love most about stir-fry was not only it’s fast track nature but the way it’s allow the

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Salted Chicken with Crunchy Peanut Chutney

Lately, I’ve been cooking at home a lot, but I don’t have enough time to share the experiences in my blog. It’s been a busy month. We’ve just come back from a long road trip and Kerala visit, the furniture remodeling is going on, and I commit to complete a 50,000 words novel at Nanowrimo.

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Stir Fried Squid with Vegetable

I love colorful dishes. A very reason is my believe that color is nutrient. Red, yellow, orange, green, they looked beautiful and tasted naturally sweet. I have one recipe that combines many colors and flavors together. A quick stir fried squid in vegetables. A brisk second in hot, greasy wok, the vegetables and squid only

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Stir Fried Squid in Thai Red Curry Paste with Fresh Kaffir Lime Leaves

We love seafood, and every weekend we go to our favorite fish market. Weekend is the only time we could find fresh seafood, because the fish trucks would come to unload that day. So what we normally do is buying a lot and freezing them for the entire week. This morning, I found frozen squids behind

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Stir Fried Penne with Potato, Chicken and Capsicum

I love when soft boiled potato and cooked pasta come together in the dish. The contrast between the textures of these two is amazing. So whenever I make a quick stir fried pasta for Yaseen at lunch, I add a little potato cubes in it. Stir Fried Penne with Potato, Chicken and Capsicum Ingredients: (2 serving) 100 gm

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Stir Fried Broccoli with Oyster Sauce

One of the best cooking advices I had ever receive was, “Let the ingredients be what they are.” In that case let the natural flavor stand out and keep its characteristic intact. That’s why I love quick cooking method like stir frying. Not only it’s less time consuming, energy saving, it also one of the

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Stir Fried Chicken with Curry Paste and Kaffir Lime Leaves

When I was a kid, my parent often asked me to go to collect kaffir lime leaves in the neighboring area. I love the smell of kaffir lime leaves in food, but the problem of all these were they always asked me to pick the leaves in the most creepy evening and the one and

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