Ratatouille stuff

I love Ratatouille! It’s so versatile and healthy, I make it in different variations. The other day, I happened to have some of the ingredients in the fridge, and I made pasta with a ratatouille-ish sauce. The key to Ratatouille is of course the use of Herbs de Provence. Not too easy to come by […]

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Jajangmyeon-Black Bean Noodles

Jajangmyeon、aka “ジャージャー麺” is a cold noodle dish with a miso based meat sauce, garnished with cucumber. I suppose one could say that it’s a tasty, Asian variation of pasta with meat sauce. For the sauce, I used ground chicken, ginger, sake, mirin, red chili paste, chili sesame oil, black bean sauce, dark miso and soy […]

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Stay at home cooking

Just a gallery of some of my cooking during the past weeks Now that there is and end in sight of this stay-at-home period, at least for now, this shall be it for this particular gallery. Cooking was one of several things that I had more time to do during this time. This gallery is […]

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Carrot Soup

While attempting to clean out the fridge, I found some rather old carrots. Lots of them. So I stopped the cleaning and proceeded to the much more pleasant activity of cooking. Improv-cooking, that is. The carrots were old but still firm, so I decided to make some carrot soup. Carrot potage really. I boiled carrots […]

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While staying home…

It sure is a weird time. Covid-19 is sweeping over this planet. I’ve been staying home a lot-as much as possible-since the end of February. Not that there were any real restrictions here, but with almost all work-related events and obligations canceled in March, traveling abroad not being an option at the moment, it’s been […]

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Update March 2020

It’s the beginning of March 2020, and it’s been a while since I updated this blog. Other than the usual food pictures, I haven’t had much chance to write about other things. Usually, the first half of March is still rather busy, filled with end-of-school-year events. However, a combination of circumstances is giving me a […]

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Tamagoyaki-Japanese Style Omelette

Tamagoyaki, a pan-fried, rolled omelette-type way of cooking eggs in Japan, can come in different shapes, sizes, ingredients and flavors, and can be eaten hot or cold. Some Tamagoyaki, also dependent on the region, can be sweet, salty or almost tasteless. They can be served hot out of the pan, cooked with dashi broth or […]

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Beef ragu with marinated peppers

Another meal made of leftovers and whatever was in the fridge. It was a coincidence that I happened to have green, yellow, orange and red peppers in the fridge. So I put them through the slicer and marinated them with olive oil, salt, pepper and balsamic vinegar. Then I sautéed for about half a minute, […]

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Chicken salad with corn and Asian pears

This is what happens when there are leftovers in the fridge. Throw everything together and sometimes it results in a yummy surprise. Leftover boiled chicken breast Leftover canned corn Leftover slices of Asian pear Add small amount of mayonnaise, Cesar salad dressing, mustard, apple cider vinegar along with salt, pepper, paprika and some dried herbs. […]

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