17. 09. 2015

CHICKEN SPINACH LASAGNA

It’s been awhile since I posted a recipe on my blog. I have to admit that it has been hard to juggle with a newborn, and a constant flow of family and friends...

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20. 11. 2014

Mama’s Sick Soup – Vietnamese Chao

Some people eat chicken soup when they are sick. But growing up, whenever I was sick my mom use to make chao, a Vietnamese rice soup.  I remembered the chao recipe awhile back...

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29. 09. 2014

COCONUT CHICKEN CURRY

With colder weather around the corner, hot meals are on my mind. I recently whipped up this hot spicy coconut chicken curry dish when my neighbor stopped by with her son to get...

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18. 08. 2014

MANGO PROSCIUTTO ROLLS

I have served these appetizers to friends a few times before dinner, and I can tell you they were a hit. They pair especially well with a little chilled sparkling or white wine. ...

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21. 03. 2014

Jamaican jerk chicken

I was hooked when I had my first taste of Jamaican jerk chicken. There are so many wonderful flavors combined in the marinade, which while easy to make demands a lot of spices....

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11. 03. 2014

SPICY PORK SAUSAGE & RICE CAKES

I discovered this spicy pork sausage & rice cake dish during my first visit to David Chang’s Momofuku Ssäm Bar restaurant in New York City, which had been on my short list for...

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17. 02. 2014

THỊT NƯỚNG (CARAMELIZED GRILLED PORK)

The traditional way of making thit nuong is to cut the meat into 2-3 inch strips, then marinade the meat and grill it in between two wire baskets over a charcoal grill. The...

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09. 12. 2013

FRIKADELLER (DANISH MEATBALLS)

Frikadeller (Danish meatballs) are one of the great traditional Danish foods, but they also exist in many other northern countries with different variations of pork, veal and beef. In Denmark they are traditionally...

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19. 11. 2013

CURRY CHICKEN POTPIE

Chicken potpie is one of my husband’s favorite meals, and I have to admit that eating this on a cold day hits the spot. This curry version is a twist on the classic...

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08. 07. 2013

ROASTED FRENCHED RACK OF LAMB

Last weekend my husband and I threw a dinner party for 8 of our friends. I wanted to make some healthy side dishes to complement savory lamb chops. It was a success –...

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04. 01. 2013

FLÆSKESTEG (DANISH PORK ROAST)

Flæskesteg is one of the meats that Danes love to eat for Christmas, usually served with boiled potatoes, caramelized potatoes, gravy and cooked red cabbage (or on a piece of rye bread with...

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27. 12. 2012

DANISH LEVERPOSTEJ (“LIVER PATE”)

LEVERPOSTEJ WITH ROASTED MUSHROOMS AND BACON With the exception of vegetarians, in Denmark most people will have leverpostej in their refrigerator, as it is a very common lunch choice. Danes love their dark...

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