Odd Eats: Nattō

by Valerie on Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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Folks, it's time for another edition of Odd Eats and this time, I'm taking it personally. That is, this time we're trying a Japanese dish and I'm half-Japanese so I better like it. Nattō is a popular Japanese food consisting of fermented soy beans. Its origins date back hundreds if not thousands of years and […]


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Photo Friday

by Karen on Friday, August 26, 2011

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Putting Berbere to Use: Ethiopian Trout Spaghetti

by Karen on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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Last week you all voted from three dishes featuring the popular Ethiopian spice mixture berbere and… trout spaghetti it is! Upon first glance, there is nothing that looks “Ethiopian” about this dish, which is basically a pasta.  But this trout spaghetti has a place in Ethiopian history from when Italy occupied the country during the […]


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Mast-O-Khiar+Mast-E-Mooseer+Ruffles=Love

by Karen on Monday, August 15, 2011

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Any proper foodie, especially one with a food blog, would probably never admit to loving Ruffles chips as much as I do.  Generally, I'm not a junk food lover and really don't care for Ruffles on their own, but put a big bowl of mast-o-khiar or mast-e-mooseer (cucumber and mint yogurt and shallot yogurt, respectively) […]


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Bibimbap

by Karen on Monday, August 8, 2011

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Bibimbap is one of those dishes that makes that adage about eating with your eyes entirely true.  This classic Korean dish is a beautiful mélange of colorful fresh vegetables, a little bit of meat, and often topped with a bright runny fried egg and then mixed together with rice and deep red gochujang, a spicy […]


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Photo Friday

by Karen on Friday, August 5, 2011

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iCook: Steak Salad with Warm Balsamic Reduction Dressing

by Valerie on Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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This summer I seem to be making steaks with salad almost embarrassingly often. But I just think the combination is divine and I never seem to get sick of it so it's become my go-to meal. This particular steak and salad dish could be made with any meat good enough to be grilled on a […]


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Cool Down with Kulfi

by Karen on Monday, July 25, 2011

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Amazing how scorching hot weather will determine what you eat for every meal, the goal being purely to cool your body down.  I've travelled to India a couple of times and luckily in the winter, however with the comfortable weather comes missing out on some great foods such as kulfi.  Kulfi is a type of […]


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Photo Friday

by Karen on Friday, July 22, 2011

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