Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'AsianCooking'

Peanut Curry Noodles

I have been in a rut regarding Asian cooking. I still cook it several times a month but it is mostly the usual - Phat Thai, Thai Curry or Chow Mein. I came across an interesting recipe recently in...

Broccoli Stir Fry

I'm always looking for new vegetarian dishes. I made this tonight. It is from the Feb/Mar 2010 issue of Fine Cooking. It has a great article on Flex Your Meals - dishes that can easily be made meatless. This...

Mee Goreng

I've been craving Asian noodles after the excess of the holidays. Yesterday, I made Chow Mein which was very yummy. I had half of the noodles left over so I decided to try a new recipe. I looked over...

Thai Red Curry

Wow! Was that spicy! I love different Thai curries. My favorite is red but I've never made it before. I was trying to figure out what to make for dinner and checked the cupboard. I found a carton of...

Bahmi Goreng - Indonesian Fried Noodles

I checked the refrigerator after returning from my weekend in Paso Robles and immediately saw that I had half of a package of Chinese egg noodles. I dug around and noticed that I also had some snow peas. Hmmmm.....

Bihung Goreng - Fried Rice Noodles

Here is another recipe I've tried from the cookbook "The Exotic Kitchens of Malaysia" by Copeland Marks. I had some extra rice noodles left from making the Curry Mee again and I wanted to try this recipe. Goreng means...

Gong Xi Fa Cai

Happy Chinese New Year, 4707 the year of the Ox - Gong Xi Fa Cai - Gung Hei Fat Cho It is the year of the Ox. A strong beast, patient and hopefully a sign to instill confidence in...

Fish Head Curry - Kari Kepala Ikan

We have enjoyed trying different recipes for curry from "The Exotic Kitchens of Malaysia". The difference between the recipes have been very subtle. Some include lemongrass and lime leaves, others have tomato and cardamon pods, some have tamarind, others...

Anthony Bourdain in Malaysia

I was looking out on You Tube for some videos of Malaysian cooking when I came across the No Reservations segment on Malaysia. It was pretty adventurous as expected. Let's just say I doubt if I'm going to be eating...

Fish Curry - Gulai Ikan

Another dish very popular in Malaysia is fish curry. I thought I would give it a try since I had most of the ingredients. It is a breakfast food in some cities. A more famous national dish is fish...

Curry Laksa

Last week, there was a excellent and timely article in the Food section of the New York Times on Asian chicken soups. The article highlights the curry coconut milk soups of Southeast Asia. These soups go by varying names;...

Goan Curried Fish Stew

I mentioned this dish last week during a chat on Slow Travel. I've made this several times. I takes a little preparation but goes together well. I've never made it exactly as it written. I've cut it in half once...

Yellow Thai Curry

I love Thai food. It is my favorite next to Mexican. I shied away from cooking it at home for a long time. The ingredients looked too exotic and I thought it would be difficult. Fine Cooking Magazine had...