French Cuisine series- Section 2 Dish 64~Dish 73

Wow, it almost has been 3 months I didn’t update anything. Actually I cooked these dishes months ago, cause become lazy bone after work >. < ….Sometimes you need to push yourself….

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64-Sauteed Jumbo Shrimp with Chill & Garlic Butter

64-Sauteed Jumbo Shrimp with Chill & Garlic Butter

70 Garlic Chicken

70 Garlic Chicken

67

67 Goat Cheese Salad–Haha too large leaves

71-Chicken with red wine-Not into it :(

71-Chicken with red wine-Not into it 😦

72 Margret de Canard

72 Margret de Canard

73 Flammekueche

73 Flammekueche

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French Cuisine Series-Section 1: Dish 58 to Dish 63

French Cuisine gives me a lot of surprise. Some are amazing good, while some are terrible bad. Most of dishes I haven’t heard and even try before, so the process of cooking create a lot of fun for me. It just like doing test in food lab, you don’t know the final taste until you finish it. Here are this first section results~~welcome every professionals/ foodies to give me any comment 🙂

Dish: 59 French Mussels

Dish: 59 French Mussels

65 hachis parmentier

Dish 65: Hachis Parmentier

62 sole meuniere

Dish 62: Sole Menuiere

Dish 59(2)

Dish:63 Piperade

Dish:63 Piperade

63-2

Dish 60:Poulet Basquaise

Dish 60:Poulet Basquaise

Dish 61:Baked Camembert

Dish 61:Baked Camembert

French Crepe

Dish 58: French Crepe

Baked Camembert

Southeast Asia Food series: Dish 45- 57

Warm Bananas with Tapioca Pearls

Warm Bananas with Tapioca Pearls

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Coconut Pudding with Mangoes
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Singapore Laksa Noodle Soup

Southeast Asia food series is the most delicious cuisine series for me so far. I really enjoy the rich taste, varies herbs and all in one dish style. I call it “all in one” because many dishes like pad Thai, noodles includes vegetable, meat, egg and seafood in one dish that seldom to be seen in another types of food. The ingredients and process for making southeast Asia dishes are more complex than Korean and Japanese food, BUT almost zero failure. I love every dishes I made in this series. Some dishes even gave me a huge surprise! Amazing taste and very yummy!

Haha, just tell me which one you like most!

Pad Thai

Pad Thai

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Pork salad

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Citrus Salad with Crispy Shallots

Indonesian Fried Rice

Indonesian Fried Rice

Malaysia Laksa

Malaysia Laksa

Singapore Hainan Chicken Rice

Singapore Hainan Chicken Rice

Roasted pumking with coconut pudding

Roasted pumking with coconut pudding

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PHO

Satay beef

Satay beef

Sticky Rice with Mangoes

Sticky Rice with Mangoes

 

The end of Japanese cuisine series

Cheers, for finishing Japanese cuisine! In this period, I enjoy a different flavors of very healthy Japanese dishes and understand more Japanese culture from their eating perspective. Most of dishes I referred the recipes from these books: “My Japanese table” by Heath Robbins, “Washoku” by Elizabeth Andoh, “Food of Japan” by Shirley Booth and also some online courses providing by the Art Institute of Las Vegas. The next serie is Southeast Asia serie. Hey, Southeast Asia cuisine, I am coming~~

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Dish 44: Japanese cuisine – Sweet and spicy celery salad

This dish is far yummy than I was expected. I am not a fan of celery, actually I seldom eat celery in my daily meals. WW like it, he “beg” me to cook a celery dish for him, then I found this recipe and cooked it. After the first bit of this cooked celery, I was surprise that it was so yummy. The original flavor of celery was covered by the sweet and spicy. Of course, I ate a lot of them. I definitely like to cook celery in this way in the future and it’s worth you to try it!

Making process: Add the oil to a large skillet over medium heat and stir-fry the red pepper for 30 seconds. Add the celery to the skillet and stir-fry on medium low heat for about 15 mins. Add other ingredients in the all.

Recipe:

  • 1 bunch celery, cut into thin slices
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 dried red pepper
  • 1 pitted and pickled plum (umeboshi), mashed (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

Taste (bad1-excellent 5): 5

Time: 25mins

Skill (easy 1- hard 5): 3.5

Healthy (unhealthy 1-healthy 5): 3.5

Spicy (no-spicy 1 -very spicy 5): 3

Dish 43: Japanese cuisine – cherry tomato

Another easy cooking way of cherry tomatoes is here! It’s a vegetarian’s friendly dish and good for all kinds of your meals as appetizer. The taste is not that kind of extremely yummy, but it’s refreshing.

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Recipe:

  • 12 oz pints of cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp Kyoko’s all-purpose dashi soy sauce concentrate
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 8 shiso leaves, cut into shreds
  • 8 basil leaves, cut into shreds
  • Freshly ground pepper

Taste (bad1-excellent 5): 3.5

Time: 25mins

Skill (easy 1- hard 5): 2.5

Healthy (unhealthy 1-healthy 5): 4

Spicy (no-spicy 1 -very spicy 5): 0

Dish 42: Japanese cuisine- Matcha cake

I follow the recipe step by step to make this cake, but still not so good : (  the taste is ok, but it looks not as bright as the one from the reference picture).

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Recipe:

  • 1/2 cup butter,
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 tbsp matcha powder
  • 1 tbsp warm water

Taste (bad1-excellent 5):3.5

Time:40mins

Skill (easy 1- hard 5): 4

Healthy (unhealthy 1-healthy 5): 3

Spicy (no-spicy 1 -very spicy 5): 0