Archive for June, 2012

Cooking in my parent’s kitchen

Previously on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/iron-chef-chens-almond-pudding-vegan-version/ So I was visiting my folks over the weekend and was asked if I could contribute a few dishes while I was there. Well, the first thing that came to mind was to try and remake Iron Chef Chen’s almond pudding (vegan version) to see if I could at […]

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A Quick Mussels Appetizer

So my wife wanted to make the Sunday evening meal this time around and I thought I’d help out by making an easy appetizer to go with the meal.   After thinking about it a little bit, I decided to make steamed mussels from The New Legal Sea Foods Cookbook (p. 80).  Basically it was putting […]

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Cioppino

…imitate the best right from the start because that is the only way to learn…  -Yamaoka Tesshu It’s been about a year since my wife and I were in San Francisco as part of our postponed honeymoon.  So I thought I might surprise her by doing a signature dish of the city: cioppino.   I’d never […]

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