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Rice noodles and shrimp soup

Leftover rice noodles is good for stir fry or soup,every time I made cold spring rolls I always had leftover rice noodles,so this time I use them for a soup mixed with shrimp and vegetables normally I cook with any vegetables what I have on hand and adding seafood or  thinly sliced meat if you like and add sliced Thai chili if you like more spicy, I like hot spicy foods :) Ingredients : estimates 4 oz rice noodles ( cooked or soak in the water follow a directions ) 4 oz raw shrimp 1 can 8 oz young corn /baby corn 1 can 15 oz peeled straw mushroom 1 clove garlic ( chopped ) 2 clove shallots ( chopped ) 1 tbs sesame oil 2 cube chicken bouillon  with 3 cup of water 2 tsp Chinese five spice 1/2soy sauce 1 tsp black pepper 1 Thai chili/chopped ( optional ) chopped cilantro or green onion preparation : in the medium/ large soup pan heat sesame oil on medium high temperature fry chopped garlic and shallots until cook add chicken bouillon and water ( chicken stock

Broccoli and Cheddar Frittata

I made a lots of cookies lastweek using a lot of egg yolk,I save the white eggs,to use up later, just try to make a simple dish,is similar with omelet the only different we have to broil in to the oven for a few if you guys had leftover white eggs,this recipe is very easy:) This recipe adapted from  Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger    except I only use white eggs and fresh chopped broccoli.Ingredients : 8-10 white eggs 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 small red onion sliced (about 1 cup) 2 cups chopped fresh broccoli 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (2 ounces) Directions : In a medium ovenproof nonstick skillet heat the oil over a medium flame. Add the onion and cook until it begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the broccoli and cook for another 2 minutes. Season with salt and a few turns of pepper. whisk white egg and Pour the  white eggs over the vegetables in the skillet covering them evenly. Reduce the

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Dau Hu Cuon/Tofu springrolls with peanut sauce

You can prepare this tofu spring rolls with store bought fried tofu to make it more easier or grilled extra firm tofu and also you can use season fried bean curd ( normally use for Inarizushi ) just slice them and ready to use for any cold spring rolls. I made this cold tofu spring rolls so often, I brings to potluck or party, one of all my friends  favorite  especially my homemade peanut sauce to serve with this cold spring rolls. Ingredients : - 1 package Rice paper wrapper - 1 block fried tofu/ bean curd - 4 oz vermicelli/rice noodles ( optional ) - bunch of lettuce - half of English cucumber/cut in strip - 1 carrot/cut in strip - bunch of fresh Thai basil - bunch of cilantro Dip rice paper  wrapper in to cold water about 3-5 second put in to work surface/cutting board arrange cut cucumber,carrot,vermicelli,lettuce, basil, some cilantro and few sliced bean curd skin/tofu in the side  of rice paper  wrapper sheet roll one time and fo

spaghetti with Artichokes lemon pepper sauce

Holidays season is begin,hope you guys have a great holiday with your family's,friends,co-worker and neighbors etc. I can't believe is almost the end of the year of 2011,time just fly by,to all of you who travel during holiday have a safe trip !!!! Spaghetti serve with fish,why not :) it's all about lemon pepper on this meal,I made Tilapia lemon pepper,and artichokes lemon pepper spaghetti sauce Pre heat oven on 350 degree F brush tilapia fillet with melted butter sprinkles with lemon pepper spice blend bake 15-20 minutes Ingredients : 1 package barilla Thin Spaghetti ( any brand ) sauce ingredients: yield for 2-4 serve 2 tbs unsalted butter 1 clove garlic (chop ) 1 cup cooked grill artichokes ( chop ) 11/2 tbs lemon pepper spice blend 1 tsp lemon grate 2 tbs lemon juice 1/2 cup milk topping : Parmesan cheese basil Preparation : cook spaghetti follow direction on the package mix all sauce ingredient,simmer until cook/ boiling

Salted caramel cookies

WITH GROUNDED PEANUT With grounded peanut Ingredients : - 3 stick unsalted butter ( room temperature ) - 1/2 cup sugar - 4 egg yolk - 4 cup flour - 1 cup ground peanut  or  almond flour - 8 Tbsp milk - 1 Tbsp vanilla extract Topping 1 egg wash + 2 tablespoon milk ( whisk egg yolk and milk ) 3 tablespoon sugar Salted caramel frosting : 1 tablespoon milk 2 tablespoon caramel 3 tablespoon powder sugar 2 tablespoon salted caramel cocoa ( mix them well until combine ) Preparation: Pre heat oven on 350 degree F Beat butter and sugar until soft and fluffy add egg yolk one at  time add flour and ground peanut or almond flour add milk and vanilla beat for a while or just stir with spatula until combine sprinkles flour on kitchen board,roll the cookie dough about 1/2 inch thick brush with egg wash and sprinkles with sugar put on the baking pan on parchment paper bake about 22-25 minutes,,, cool it for a while,and c

Kiwi Citrus Salad dressing

To my friend Cindy,,,thanks for the grape fruits,some of them I have for my breakfast and lunch even on the salad and I still have some more :) Because I like to make homemade salad dressing and I always have other type of citrus,so I mix them with orange and kiwi,,,so citrus,,,Love it :) Ingredients : 2 kiwi  ( peeled and cut ) 1 orange ( 3 tbs fresh orange juice + 1/2 tsp orange zest ) 1/2 grape fruits ( juice ) 1 tablespoon lemon juice + 1/2 tsp lemon zest 1 clove garlic 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon avocado oil 1 tablespoon mayonnaisse 1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard ( blender all ingredients until combine )

Rice noodles in peanut curry sauce

Stir fried rice noodles mixed with vegetables in peanut curry sauce, full with asian flavored, fresh ginger,sesame oil blended with creamy peanut butter soy sauce and sweet soy sauce, use any vegetables you like and top with fried egg if you like. Ingredients :estimates - 8 oz rice noodles - 2 oz snow peas or 2 cup cut fresh green beans - 1 cup celery stalk thinly slice - 1/4 brocolli - 1/2  onion - 2 clove garlic For the sauce : - 2 Tablespoon sesame oil - 1 Tablespoon grated ginger - 2 Tablespoon soy sauce - 1 Tablespoon sweet soy sauce - 1 teaspoon curry powder - 1/4 cup creamy/chunk peanut butter - 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes - 1/2 tespoon white / black pepper Preparation; Cook rice noodles follow the package on the package meanwhile, slice onion and chop garlic,set aside In a small bowl mix all the peanut curry  sauce inggredients until combine On medium heat, in large skillet  fry onion and garlic until fragr

Tofu Chicken Roulade

Tofu Chicken Roulade Normally I cook tofu as vegetarian recipe but this time I mixed tofu with meat/ground chicken just a try. unlike my beef asparagus roulade recipe Ridwan's Kitchen / Asian-spice mix: Beef asparagus roulade , this tofu and chicken have to be grounded,just like how to prepare to make a meatloaf,except I have chicken hot dog/franks in the middle :) Tofu chicken Roulade Ingredients: 1 block tofu soft/firm 12 oz 1 lb ground chicken 4 egg 4 chicken franks/hot dog 4 stalk green onion ( chopped ) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp paprika powder Preparation : Heat oven on 400 degree F beat 3 egg and season with salt and pepper heat 1 tsp butter on medium low and make two thinly omelet,set aside ground tofu by fork until grounded,mix with ground chicken add chopped green onion/scallion add 1 egg lightly beaten add,salt,pepper,garlic powder and paprika powder mix them well until combine and divide tofu mixture by two

Raspberry Compote

I just love anything with raspberry, especially mixed any chocolates:) I have leftover raspberry need to use up, So I made raspberry compote to served with store bought pound cake. Raspberry compote Ingredients : 2 cup ripe raspberries 1/4 cup sugar 2 Tbs lemon juice 1 Tbs lemon zest Preparation: In the sauce pan combine,raspberry,sugar,lemon juice and lemon zest,simmer on medium low heat  until sugar dissolve stirring frequently until berries give up their juices,serve warm or cold as dessert topping. E N J O Y,,,

Fish Taco's

I've been change around of taco filling as long as I use Old El Paso taco's seasoning mix,all is good to me,either meat or seafood,and is very easy to prepare too :) Fish taco Ingredients :  yield for 6 taco's 6 oz catfish 1 small package 28 gr ( old el paso taco seasoning mix ) 2 tbs olive oil 6 yellow corn taco's shells shredded lettuce tomato salsa :  garden tomato salsa shredded cheddar cheese Greek plan yogurt /sour cream Preparation heat olive oil on the skillet in medium high cut catfish in to bite size mix catfish and taco's seasoning and fry until cook ( about  6 minutes ) and ready to fill the taco's shells with  layer of taco's filling ingredients.

Eggnog French Toast

After Muffins, Eggnog recipe is continue, I still have eggnog need to us up ! and I have a loaf bread from my neighbour,,,so perfect morning to make french toast with eggnog :) Thank you Hickerson's family for cinnamon rolls and a loaf bread. Ingredients : 6 sliced bread ( loaf bread ) 1 cup Eggnog 1/2 tsp fresh nutmeg 1/2 tsp instant coffee powder sugar Ginger syrup/maple syrup cooking spray Preparation : Heat flat grill on 350 degree F mix eggnog with nutmeg and instant coffee whisk them until combine dip sliced bread into eggnog mix grill until golden brown both side  ( it takes about 3-5 minutes ) sprinkles with powder sugar and maple syrup ( I use ginger syrup )

Eggnog Muffins

I always want to try Eggnog,but after I try to drink just a little bit,,,Wow taste so sweet and rich is not kind my drink,I feel like I need a glass of water after that :) But I  don't like to wasted, so I have to make something out of it,taste sweet and creamy I thought is good for muffins :) Ingredients ; - 3 cup flour - 2 tbs tbs baking powder - 1/2 tsp salt - 1 tsp fresh nutmeg - 1 cup golden raisin - 1/2 cup chopped walnuts - 1/2 cup sugar - 1 egg - 1/2 cup canola oil - 1 3/4 cup eggnog Preparation : heat oven on 375 degree F mixed and shift the first four ingredients ( flour,baking powder,salt and fresh nutmeg ) set aside beat sugar,egg,oil and eggnog until combine add flour mixture  beat until fluffy add raisin and walnut fold them until combine yield about 16 muffins bake about 20-25 minutes or until insert toothpick come clean

Grape with Goat cheese and walnut

Holidays season is coming up, this simple grape and goat cheese walnut is perfect for any finger food party idea or potluck with family and friends, can be prepare overnight one day ahead stored covered in the fridge. I got the recipe from costco cook books, I wanted to share with you all as an idea for holiday's food party. Ingredients : -  8 oz cream cheese -  8 oz goat cheese -  salt ( optional ) - 1 pound divine flavor red or green seedless grapes - 8 oz walnuts,finely chopped Preparations : Combine cream cheese and goat cheese,mix until well blended if desired add a pinch of salt thoroughly wash grapes and dry them well Coat each grape with the cheese mixture,roll in chopped walnuts to coat Tip : these can be prepared one day ahead and stored covered,in the refrigerator. E n j o y.