• Pork Belly Stew

    A Korean inspired recipe, Pork Belly Stew is a hearty dish full of rich flavors by the fermentation and aging of the soybean paste. Tofu and vegetables are typically added. For spice lovers, you can add chili pepper flakes. Ingredients:…

  • Kimchi Fried Rice

    This is a simple yet very satisfying dish. For midnight hunger, many people may prefer ramen but I like kimchi fried rice. I also like to add a fried egg over easy style with a runny yolk for extra yum.

  • Spicy Crawfish

    It's crawfish season. Live crawfish are selling for 4 or 5 dollars a pound in Asian supermarkets if you live in the Boston area.  I like to use as little seasoning as possible so I will be able to taste…

  • Parsley-scented Mussels

    Fragrant, simple and easy recipe for mussels. Add clams for more flavor and maybe a glass of wine too.

  • Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup

    Found on the menu of every single Taiwanese restaurant in America, the Beef Noodle Soup is a popular favorite (my husband’s favorite). The soup draws influences from the Sichuan province but the flavor is completely unique. There is no other Beef…

  • Chicken Lettuce Wrap

    My husband and I are frequent patrons of the Yard House and we absolutely love to order the Chicken Lettuce Wrap. This is my version of the recipe so I can enjoy it at home. The chicken tastes good with…

  • Asparagus with Garlic

    Tender with a little bit of crunch, asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables. The good news is this special vegetable is in season right now.  Fresh asparagus will be bright green with no signs of shriveling.  Here is a…

  • Squid with Ginger, Garlic, Parsley

    Extremely fragrant, delicate tasting, and quick to cook. Squid with Ginger, Garlic, Parsley is one tasty dish. Be sure to have all your ingredients prepped and ready to toss into skillet nearby, as squid only takes a few moments to…

  • Shrimp in Vinegar

    We are blessed with fresh and abundant seafood living on the East Coast. All year round, you can buy a variety of shellfish (lobsters, shrimps, crabs) at your local supermarket. Here is a different take on preparing shrimp. Shrimp in…

  • Spinach in Fermented Tofu Sauce

    While spinach is often sauteed with garlic, a touch of fermented tofu provides a unique flavor and a hint of savory taste. The fermented tofu also adds a milky complexion to the juice released from the greens. It is found…