Vegan Butter Chicken
Chili Powder

Chili Powder

It amazes me how much money people spend on “gourmet” chili powders. They often come in some kind of kitschy ...

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Pho Tai Nam (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

Pho Tai Nam (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

My love affair with Pho (pronounced "fuh" not "foh") all started in the waning years of college, where cheap, fast, and satisfying meals were what my stomach (and wallet) craved. ...

Kimchijeon (Kimchi Pancakes)

Kimchijeon (Kimchi Pancakes)

I love how almost every county in the world has their version of the pancake. France has crêpes , Mexico and Spain each have their own version of a tortilla, and ...

Gyudon (Beef Bowl)

Gyudon (Beef Bowl)

While donburi's made with beef have been around for well over a century in Japan, these days, gyudon (牛丼, literally "beef bowl") is synonymous with one of 3 large fast ...

Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Pad Krapow Gai (ผัดกระเพราไก่) literally translates to Fried Holy Basil Chicken and is one of my favorite dishes of all time. While there are countless reasons to love this dish, ...

Hijiki No Nimono (Hijiki Salad)

Hijiki No Nimono (Hijiki Salad)

Although this dish is often called Hijiki Salad at Japanese restaurants in the US, I'm guessing this was a deliberate mistranslation. The Japanese name for this dish is Hijiki No ...

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