My favorites

My favorites
Asam laksa #SundaySupper

Asam laksa #SundaySupper

There were some great dessert/snack things which I keep meaning to try, but for this I wanted to try a main dish I had while there that was so flavorful, and that I knew that my husband would love (since unfortunately he missed being there at the time), asam laksa
Top 10 Vegan Eats & Recipes of 2014

Top 10 Vegan Eats & Recipes of 2014

I send my greatest gratitude along with some big hugs and lots of love xxx. It was the perfect Christmas gift and I look forward to packing it up and using it during my domestic travels
Paleo Takeout Recipe List

Paleo Takeout Recipe List

Egg Drop Soup / Hot and Sour Soup / Fried Rice / Seafood Fried Rice / Breakfast Fried Rice / Kimchi Fried Rice / Vietnamese Fried Rice / Thai Fried Rice / Cauliflower Fried Rice / Spring Rolls / Chinese Spring Rolls / Vietnamese Spring Rolls / Filipino Spring Rolls (Lumpia) / Chow Mein / Singapore Rice Noodles / Egg Foo Young / Sweet and Sour Chicken / Orange Chicken / Cashew Chicken / Honey Sesame Chicken / General Tso’s Chicken / Chicken and Mushrooms / Moo Goo Gai Pan / Chicken Lettuce Wraps / Beef and Broccoli / Mongolian Beef / Szechuan Beef / Pepper Steak / Char Siu / Moo Shu Pork / Kung Pao Pork / Shrimp with Lobster Sauce / Honey Walnut Shrimp / Bam Bam Shrimp / Creamy Coconut Shrimp / Vegetables in White Sauce / Stir-Fried Green Beans

The Whole30 and AIP guide to Paleo Takeout

Creamy Coconut Shrimp. Japanese and Korean Favorites. Creamy Pesto. Although my recipes principally follow a gluten-free, Paleo, Primal, and Perfect Health Diet framework, I often get requests to adapt my recipes for Whole30 and the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP). So if you’re trying out a Whole30 or healing from autoimmunity, feel free to use this guide as a means to enjoy my book. Plus this is definitely my longest post ever, over 7,000 words
Mango noodle salad with a bagoong lime dressing

Mango noodle salad with a bagoong lime dressing

I haven’t mastered any Filipino dishes since my return but I wanted to make a salad that represented me, yet utilized a few Filipino ingredients including mangos from the Philippines and bagoong, a fermented fish/shrimp paste
Chickpea, Red Bean and Herb Salad

Chickpea, Red Bean and Herb Salad

This same salad is frequently found at Mediterranean restaurants and salad bars and always calls out my name amid a sea of other salads

Dance, Dance, Dance; Dine, Dine, Dine: Dinner with the Dance Department

And after a great albeit very short weekend (which included restaurant visits to The Vine, Soho Japanese Bistro and Cosimo & Susie's) with Lauren, I made my way back to Granville to prepare what I consider to be one of the biggest meals I've prepared in my limited culinary career
Oven Baked Pork Spare Ribs With BBQ Sauce

Oven Baked Pork Spare Ribs With BBQ Sauce

Oven Baked Pork Spare Ribs With BBQ Sauce. August 17, 2014. Barbecued pork ribs is always nice to have whether there’s something to celebrate or simply because we’re craving for meat
Russian Style Pan Fried Potatoes

Russian Style Pan Fried Potatoes

I fell in love with this pan-fried potatoes the first time I tried it at my sister-in-law’s house when we were invited for dinner some time ago
Avocado Cream Terrine (Low Crabs Recipe)

Avocado Cream Terrine (Low Crabs Recipe)

Avocado Cream Terrine - The smooth, rich taste of ripe avocados combines well with thick, creamy yogurt and light cream to make this impressive terrine
CREAMY PINEAPPLE BUFFET SALAD

CREAMY PINEAPPLE BUFFET SALAD

A Pretty and delicious addition to your buffet. 1 can (20 ounces) DOLE Sliced Pineapple in Syrup1 cup water1 package (3 ounces) lemon-flavored gelatinV4 cup diced celeryV4 cup diced green onionsV4 cup diced cucumber, peeled, seeded2 tablespoons prepared horseradish V2 pint whipping creamDrain pineapple, reserving syrup
Salade de riz oeufs (Egg Rice Salad)

Salade de riz oeufs (Egg Rice Salad)

1/4 cup minced green onions6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped1 cup diced celery1/4 cup diced cucumber pickles2 cups cold cooked rice3/4 cup mayonnaise Salt and vetsin to taste Combine onions, eggs, celery, pickles, rice, mayonnaise, salt and vetsin
Filipino Cucumber Salad

Filipino Cucumber Salad

by freshjuice. ca. (Cucumber Salad courtesy of Wok with Ray). Ingredients. Makes. 6 to 8 servings. 2 English cucumbers or 3 or 4 field cucumbers, thinly sliced

Salaata (Afghan Salad)

Chop tomatoes, onion, and cilantro. Mix these together in a bowl. Juice one lemon and pour the juice over the top of the tomato, onion, and cilantro

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Finely chop the vegetables. Lightly mix with the remaining ingredients. Refrigerate for 2 – 4 hours and adjust salt and pepper to taste
20-Minute Greek Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

20-Minute Greek Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

Sometimes life happens and my sometimes not so put together self has too much on her plate all at once and proceeds to bite off way more than she can chew
Pistachio and Spice Roasted Rack of Lamb

Pistachio and Spice Roasted Rack of Lamb

Growing up in Queens, my childhood was characterized by my otherness. I was always one of two Bengali Muslim kids (no black, white, arab, SE asian or any other muslim kids in my neighborhood)
Huntsville Restaurant Week Begins Today!

Huntsville Restaurant Week Begins Today!

I was thrilled to be invited along with other bloggers to attend special restaurant week events this past weekend, which began at one of myfavorites, Lawler’s BBQ