UnknownUser

wanderingchopsticks

total posts: 152

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Forget wheatgrass! Pennywort has been credited with helping a Chinese tai chi master live to 256 and a Sri Lankan king satisfy his harem of 50 women. My recipe for nuoc rau ma (Vietnamese pennywort juice).

Forget wheatgrass! Pennywort has been credited with helping a Chinese tai chi master live to 256 and a Sri Lankan king satisfy his harem of 50 women. My recipe for nuoc rau ma (Vietnamese pennywort juice).

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Bac ha, essential to Vietnamese canh chua (sour soup), resembles the elephant ear plant. But make sure it

Bac ha, essential to Vietnamese canh chua (sour soup), resembles the elephant ear plant. But make sure it's the alocasia odora variety or else you'll have a very allergic reaction.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Durian, the king of fruits. While I can

Durian, the king of fruits. While I can't bear its stench or butter-like consistency when fresh or frozen, I love eating it as ice cream.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Caramelizing sugar is what gives Vietnamese braised pork its deep color and slightly molasses flavor.

Caramelizing sugar is what gives Vietnamese braised pork its deep color and slightly molasses flavor.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Trieu Chau/Chiu Chow, the eastern part of Guang Dong province, features a more delicate touch to Cantonese food.

Trieu Chau/Chiu Chow, the eastern part of Guang Dong province, features a more delicate touch to Cantonese food.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

"Harsmar" was all over the menu. So I ordered it... And found out I ate rehydrated fallopian tubes of the Asiatic grass frog!!!

"Harsmar" was all over the menu. So I ordered it... And found out I ate rehydrated fallopian tubes of the Asiatic grass frog!!!

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

One of my favorite fusion recipes - Sriracha buffalo wings.

One of my favorite fusion recipes - Sriracha buffalo wings.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Just in time for the holidays. Peruvian green chili sauce.

Just in time for the holidays. Peruvian green chili sauce.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Monkey head or lion

Monkey head or lion's mane mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for hundreds of years, but I made them into cream of four mushroom soup.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

No family? No friends? My rankings of frozen turkey dinners if you

No family? No friends? My rankings of frozen turkey dinners if you're by your lonesome on Thanksgiving Day.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Preserving duck eggs with a mixture of clay, ash, salt, and lime leaves the albumen translucent and gelatinous, and the yolk takes on a creamy, almost cheese-like quality.

Preserving duck eggs with a mixture of clay, ash, salt, and lime leaves the albumen translucent and gelatinous, and the yolk takes on a creamy, almost cheese-like quality.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Fessenjan (Persian walnut pomegranate glaze with Cornish game hens) looks even more colorful on a bed of saffron rice and dusted with fresh pomegranate seeds.

Fessenjan (Persian walnut pomegranate glaze with Cornish game hens) looks even more colorful on a bed of saffron rice and dusted with fresh pomegranate seeds.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

I know most people wait 3 days to a week for kimchee to ferment before eating, but a fresh batch of kimchee is tasty too.

I know most people wait 3 days to a week for kimchee to ferment before eating, but a fresh batch of kimchee is tasty too.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Baked figs stuffed with walnuts, wrapped in prosciutto, and drizzled with honey.

Baked figs stuffed with walnuts, wrapped in prosciutto, and drizzled with honey.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Ravioli with basil, squash blossoms, and ricotta using wonton wrappers.

Ravioli with basil, squash blossoms, and ricotta using wonton wrappers.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

The ultimate in fusion cusine - filet mignon pho for only $6.

The ultimate in fusion cusine - filet mignon pho for only $6.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Sinh to dam (Vietnamese aloe vera shake).

Sinh to dam (Vietnamese aloe vera shake).

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

How to properly season a wok so it remains non-stick and rust-free for life.

How to properly season a wok so it remains non-stick and rust-free for life.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

The appearance of the bright fuchsia dragonfruit with its bright green scales, trailing from vines is just so arresting.

The appearance of the bright fuchsia dragonfruit with its bright green scales, trailing from vines is just so arresting.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Lavender biscuits slathered with homemade butter and honey.

Lavender biscuits slathered with homemade butter and honey.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Chicken pot pie with cilantro biscuits.

Chicken pot pie with cilantro biscuits.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Have you eaten yellow watermelon before?

Have you eaten yellow watermelon before?

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

I

I'm no Persephone because I could never stop at just 3 measly pomegranate seeds.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

I only bought the lychee drink for the marble inside.

I only bought the lychee drink for the marble inside.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Lychees, freshly picked from the tree, are so vibrant in color and taste.

Lychees, freshly picked from the tree, are so vibrant in color and taste.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

My youngest uncle gave me tons of squash blossoms from his garden. I prepared them in three different ways starting with deep-fried squash blossoms stuffed with minced shrimp.

My youngest uncle gave me tons of squash blossoms from his garden. I prepared them in three different ways starting with deep-fried squash blossoms stuffed with minced shrimp.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

The latest SoCal food trend of Vietnamese-owned Cajun crawfish restaurants are slowly expanding beyond Orange County.

The latest SoCal food trend of Vietnamese-owned Cajun crawfish restaurants are slowly expanding beyond Orange County.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Can you tell which one is the beef and which one is the deer jerky?

Can you tell which one is the beef and which one is the deer jerky?

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Ramen with panda and puppy faces.

Ramen with panda and puppy faces.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Move over pomegranate. Mangosteens, with its antioxidant-rich fruit and rind, are the latest fruit drink trend.

Move over pomegranate. Mangosteens, with its antioxidant-rich fruit and rind, are the latest fruit drink trend.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Peas fresh from my garden. Grown along the side of the house on a strip of dirt 3 inches wide.

Peas fresh from my garden. Grown along the side of the house on a strip of dirt 3 inches wide.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

Tortilla de patatas (Spanish potato omelet) gets a twist with fresh baby leeks from my garden.

Tortilla de patatas (Spanish potato omelet) gets a twist with fresh baby leeks from my garden.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

A video demonstration on how to make and flip crepes.

A video demonstration on how to make and flip crepes.

wanderingchopsticks.blogspot.com

These beets inspired a dinner of baked chicken with citrus marinade and roasted beets and potatoes.

These beets inspired a dinner of baked chicken with citrus marinade and roasted beets and potatoes.

Site Information