Vegan Red Curry

Straight up to the recipe everyone! I adapted this recipe from Hot Thai Kitchen, the only one I trust when it comes to cooking Thai dishes. I used: water 2 cups, hot dried shiitake mushroom 4-6 pieces tomato paste 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp Golden Mountain sauce 1 tbsp Panang Red Curry paste 2…

Thai Pumpkin Soup

I read a tweet about this guy saying something to the tune of ” I don’t want to read about the importance of food to you blah blah… I just want the recipe.” And we all went, either you learn to scroll down buddy AND don’t complain about it when you’re getting stuff for free.”…

Mushroom Nuggets and Japanese Potato Salad

Inspired by Washoku All of my Valentine’s Days in the past have been so remarkable I forgot all about them. Tonight, as I sit here taking a break, I realized I have nothing planned tomorrow. Well I do but that’s work-related and who wants to hear about that? My jowa is traveling to Munich to…

Vegan Red Curry Mung Beans on Jasmine Rice

I have always loved mung beans. Back home, the pre-boiled munggo it is mostly sautéed in garlic and tomatoes. I recently found out that there are major tribal differences in cooking the munggo guisado. Of course, I prefer the Ilonggo version, soupy and has additional vegetables in it. I consider it comfort food. Something Ilonggos…

Afloat

There was a period in my youth where all I did was hope I could have a job where traveling the world is a mandatory part of it. Samantha Brown, Janet Hsieh and Luke Nguyen became an afternoon staple. Of course, Anthony Bourdain comes first and foremost. I didn’t have to be travel show host…

An ending.

May 25th was the worst. My flight was marked 5:55 am, so we woke up as early as 4 to get ready and drive the 1 hour and 20 mins to the airport. I was nervous as always. However, when an announcement of a flight delay came I got scared. I had a feeling I…