Rice & Noodles

  • Singapore Curry Noodles

    We all know that French Fries weren’t invented in France and similarly Singapore Curry Noodles weren’t invented in Singapore (or so I’ve been told)!  These earthy noodles are a Cantonese creation found all over Hong Kong in night market stalls and it’s a mystery as to how this dish was given its name.   Whatever the … Read More

  • Kimchi Fried Rice

    Couldn’t resist re-posting this beauty after noshing on Kimchee Fried Rice at Chibuscus Asian Cafe yesterday after my Hello Kitty Smart Car wouldn’t start.  Luckily, I was stranded near a mini-mall in Hollywood where this yummy Asian fusion cafe is located.  Their take on this dish inspired to me to adapt mine a bit with … Read More

  • Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

    Wondering what to serve for your Grammy party?  Make your guests sing with this  easy and delicious recipe for Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles.   This is a great recipe for entertaining because you can make it in advance and stick the noodles in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.  Plus, they’re vegetarian so you can … Read More

  • Chinese Peanut Noodles with Turkey

    I love Turkey ala King and Turkey Soup as much as anyone else, but why not shake things up with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey this year with this Chinese Peanut Noodles with Turkey recipe? It’s super easy, super fast and super flavorful and my whole family “gobbles” this up. I don’t know about you, but … Read More

  • Chicken Chow Mein

    Someone just asked me to name my ultimate comfort food. This is a tricky question because I love so many different kinds of foods that give me comfort (wait, is chocolate a food?) but my hands down favorite comfort food is a steaming bowl of Cantonese Chicken Chow Mein. My late mother used to make … Read More

  • Chinese Peanut Noodles with Chicken

    Noodles have played an important role in the Chinese diet dating all the way back to the Han Dynasty 206 B.C. I mean, who doesn’t love noodles especially when they’re tossed with peanut butter, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and some chile-garlic sauce? This recipe is sweet and nutty with a nice spicy kick. … Read More

  • Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

    I just love Thai Pineapple Fried Rice so I thought I’d treat you to one my favorite recipes from my new cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking.”  The beauty of this dish is in its simplicity.  It takes just a couple of minutes to make but its flavors are sublime.   The other amazing thing about this recipe … Read More

  • Shrimp Fried Rice

    coming home from cross country ski practice with a ravenous appetite.  Yep, I grew up in Minnesota and I often cross country skied to school during snow storms.  I was terrible and won “Most Improved” at the end of the school year, a title they made up just for me!  On many of those wintery … Read More

  • Chicken Lo Mein

    What is the difference between chow mein and lo mein you ask?  The main difference is that lo mein noodles tend to be softer while chow mein noodles can be crispier.  Both types of noodle dishes are usually made with Chinese egg noodles.  For this easy Chicken Lo Mein recipe, I’m using dried spaghetti because … Read More

  • Long Life Noodles with Chicken

    Ingredients Serves 4 8 ounces (1/2 box) spaghetti or linguine 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 3 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil, divided 1 garlic clove, minced 3/4 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper 1/2 cup bean sprouts 3/4 cup … Read More