Vegetables & Tofu

  • Grilled Miso Butter Portobello Mushrooms

    Grilled Miso Butter Portobello Mushrooms I found a new love and it’s Grilled Miso Butter Portobello Mushrooms!  I feel like so many of my friends as well as some of their kids have developed an allergy to wheat these days.   Unlike other cuisines, like Italian which rely heavily on wheat based pastas, Asian cuisine is … Read More

  • Stir-Fried Chili Tamarind Veggies

    Stir-Fried Chili Tamarind Veggies I don’t know about you, but I’m still struggling with the couple of extra pounds I put on over the holidays.  I blame it on the Fried Chicken, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and Peach Cobbler we devoured at Mary Mac’s while visiting my sister Jeanie in Atlanta (not to … Read More

  • Japanese Style Shrimp with Vegetables

    I taught a class in Little Tokyo last night and it made me think of this easy and delicious recipe for Japanese Style Shrimp with Vegetables.  I just love the combination of soy sauce, rice vinegar, mirin and sesame oil which come together as a light glaze for this healthy and flavorful dish.   I … Read More

  • Green Beans and Crispy Tofu with Garlic Sauce

    This recipe is a hands down fave from my award-winning cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking.”    It’s a sublimely spicy dish that has an awesome texture from the tofu which has been tossed in a flour cornstarch mixture and then flash fried.  This gives it a crispy crunch which pairs sublimely with tender green beans in a … Read More

  • Kung Pao Tofu

    Looking to put the POW in your Kung Pao? Look no further because my simple vegetarian take on this classic Szechuan recipe is loaded with yummy flavors from the sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, srircha and Chinese rice wine and some POWerful protein from the tofu and peanuts. For a vegan version, just replace … Read More

  • Bok Choy Curry Stir-Fry

    I met the fabulous Kelly Davis recently at a blogger conference and learned about her awesome blog, Foodie Fresh which is all about food, fitness and finding happinesss.  I asked her to share her healthy and delicious Bok Choy Curry Stir-Fry recipe with us.   When you’re done checking out her recipe go over to … Read More

  • Thai Veggie Tofu Stir-fry

    Here’s another one for the Meatless Mondays file. This simple recipe couldn’t be more delicious or easier to make. The salty and sweet flavors from the fish sauce and oyster sauce come together beautifully with the heat from the chili-garlic sauce. A touch of sherry enhances the flavors and aroma in this dish resulting in … Read More

  • Southeast Asian Vegetables with Tofu

    I was so honored to participate in City of Hope’s KNBC Channel 4 Los Angeles segment in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  As City of Hope’s (COH) Culinary Ambassador, my role is to educate people about the 5 Super Foods – mushrooms, pomegranates, blueberries, cinnamon and grape seed extract – that Dr. Chen and … Read More