Burdock root

Known around here as gobo, burdock is a root vegetable used in Asian and European cuisine. It is also known for its medicinal use. Here, it’s and every-day vegetable and can be cooked in many ways and in a variety of dishes. It has a crisp texture and somewhat earthy flavor and as a root […]

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Sautéed vegetables with pasta

This is a variation of pasta I like to call vegetable stir fry with pasta, the main ingredients being veggies and not the carbs. It’s perfect for eating a variety of vegetables at once and had just the right left over veggies in the fridge. Preparation took about 30 minutes. I used a little bit […]

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Green vegetable sauté

It’s been a while since I last wrote something here. Why? Simple answer is, I was busy. Here, the school year begins in April, meaning since late January, I’ve been busier than usual with exam preparations, exams, tests, student performances, student concerts, as well as all kinds of preparations for the new school year (for […]

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