Rice, Grains, Noodles

Fried Rice with Shrimp and Pork

Fried rice with shrimp and pork or any kind of fried rice is considered to be one of the national...

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Bulgur with eggplant, tomato and yogurt sauce

This scrumptious bulgur wheat is seasoned with onions, garlic, tomato, and bold spices. The lemon and mint yogurt topping enhances...

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Shrimp Udon Soup

Udon is a thick Japanese noodle made with wheat flour, water and salt. It is used in broth filled bowls,...

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Pasta with Cannellini Beans and Spinach

Beans and pasta? Does that sound like an unusual combination to you? Pasta e fagiole or pasta and beans is...

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Blond Puttanesca Pasta

Puttanesca is a bold southern Italian dish. For this version of blonde puttanesca, eliminate the tomatoes, add fresh yellowfin tuna...

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Stuffed Tomatoes with Quinoa

There is a traditional Italian recipe for hot baked stuffed tomatoes known as Pomodori Ripiene alla Calabrese. My version is...

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Peanut Sauce with Cold Rice Noodles

A good sweet, tart and spicy peanut sauce should be part of every cook's repertoire. Peanut sauces are used by...

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Bibimbap, Korean Rice Bowl

Bibimbap is a Korean rice bowl topped with vegetables, a protein, such as beef, chicken or tofu, a fried egg...

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Spinach Casarecce Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower

Casarecce is a type of pasta that's popular in Southern Italty. I added roasted cauliflower florets, anchovies, walnuts, lemon and...

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Creole Stuffed Bell Peppers

Last week, I was longing for my mom's old fashioned stuffed green bell peppers that I always called Creole stuffed...

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Classic Risotto with Fennel and Asparagus

You are going to love my version of classic risotto with fennel and asparagus. Risotto can be a complete meal...

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Pad Thai

Pad Thai, a perfect balance of sweet, salty, and sour. Pad Thai quickly became popular street food described as "the...

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