Leg of Lamb Roasted with Ginger and Garlic

Ginger, Garlic Create the East-West Link
Simple Way to Prepare this Grass-Fed Meat

Hand of fresh gingerf from Hawaii

A Hand of Ginger

Lamb of course is the other major naturally raised  Meat, along with Duck, often neglected by North American cooks.  Lamb or Continue reading

Beef Stew Vietnamese Style

Once Again French Influence
Lemongrass, Star Anise, Cayenne  are Key Elements

Lemongrass, spice from Southeast Asia


The Vietnamese were not great Beef eaters before the arrival of the French colonists.  Later they developed a number of distinctive ways of using Beef, including Continue reading

Keema with Peas

A Ground Meat and Vegetable Classic
Tomatoes, Peas Complete the Dish

How to cook delicious and healthy Asian dishes using tomatoes


“Keema” (Hindi:कीमा) refers to ground or minced Meat, and several kinds may appear in this dish, along with Continue reading

Beef Short Ribs Braised with Soy Sauce

A French Touch of Red Wine
Chestnuts,Sesame and Omelet Garnishes

Mirin - Japanese Cooking Wine


In this enhanced version of Kalbi Jim, the classic Korean Short-Rib dish the Black Pepper and Red Wine provide a French Continue reading

Lemongrass Chicken / Mè gà

A Defining Flavor
Texture of Sugar Crystals


Using garlic to make Nasi Minyak, Savory Rice


Lemongrass is a defining flavor of Vietnamese cuisine.. It’s used to flavor many dishes, including tho signature Chicken dish where, incidentally Continue reading

Does Cabbage Fight Cancer? / ब्राजील गोभी

Braised Cabbage
An Indian Classic, Purely Vegetarian

Cooking with Napa Cabbage

Does Cabbage fight cancer? It appears likely. Cabbage contains several compounds shown  to help prevent tumors from forming, being specially effective in Continue reading

Walnut Chicken / 核桃雞 – a Sichuan Dish

Walnuts Fight Cancer, Strengthen Kidneys
Chicken Helps Crculation, Relieves Respiratory Congesstion


Chicken and Walnuts each provide complimentary health benefits, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. So nutritionally the dish provides  health benefits.

Walnut Chicken is a special Continue reading

Sauteed Bamboo Shreds / タケノコを炒めた

Pandas’ Favorite, High in Folate
27 Calories in 100 Grams

Bamboo Shoot Trip

Bamboo Shoots

Pandas’ favorite food is Bamboo, Bamboo, Bamboo.  They love the leaves, shoots and even the stalks of the Bamboo.

People love them too.  Perhaps Continue reading

Sag Paneer / साग पनीर

Ghee and Garam Masala in
An Indian Classic

How to cook delicious and healthy Asian dishes using tomatoes


Sag Paneer is one of the standards of Indian classical cuisine.  There are quid a few ingredients, but if they are organized in their several Mixtures, preparation is fairly streamlined. Continue reading