Asian Cuisine

Green Tea Lemon Cupcakes

March 14, 2012

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With Spring and St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I felt that a springy-type of dessert was in order. These cupcakes were inspired by one of Paul’s favorite Starbucks drinks: Green Tea Lemonade. It was perfect because I’ve been wanting to make a dessert using the great matcha green tea powder that I’ve been […]

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A Couple Announcements & Shrimp Char Ho Fun

March 6, 2012

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I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend (and Monday!). I had an absolutely wonderful, restful weekend spent mostly on the couch napping, watching movies and cuddling with the pups and the husband. It’s nice to take a break and step away, far far away, from the computer on the weekends and recharge and be ready […]

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Quick & Easy Recipe | Tree of Life Stir-Fry

February 21, 2012

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It’s hard to believe that we’re already at the end of February. I don’t know about you, but I’ve had quite a crazy start to the new year. In between not feeling well and being busy with work, I have sadly neglected this blog. But. I’m back. Ready to test out new recipes and take […]

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Southern Food Mashup | Szechuan Shrimp Po’ Boys

February 3, 2012

Southern food has a soul and a story. As does Asian cuisine. On this blog I love blending flavors from different cultures. That is what “Southern” food is truly all about. Famed Atlanta chef, Hugh Acheson, said it best in this article: “Southern food is a celebration of the people within the community, using the […]

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Finding Balance & a Green Tea Coconut Drink

January 27, 2012

As a Type A personality, though I may appear calm and relaxed on the outside, my mind is usually a constant whirlwind of thoughts, wants, ambitions… that godforsaken to-do list and must-accomplish-by-this-age list. Recently, I have been having trouble finding balance in my life. I have neglected writing on this blog and keeping up with […]

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Chai Shortbread | The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

December 12, 2011

I have been wanting to try tea-infused baking for a while. Just something about adding the flavors of a tea to the sweetness of a baked good intrigued me. When I found out about the 1st Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap hosted by Lindsay of Love & Olive Oil and Julie of The Little […]

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Carrot Ginger Soup | Clean Food book

December 1, 2011

A few weeks ago, a friend introduced me to the Clean Food book, saying that as someone who eats mostly veggies, it is a book that I need to get my hands on. So I borrowed her copy and have fallen in love with the recipes that lie on the pages of this book. After […]

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Salmon Burgers on Sticky Rice Buns with Korean Yam Fries

November 2, 2011

When my dear friend, Patricia, invited me to take a cooking class with her at the Buford Highway Farmers Market. I immediately jumped at the chance because where else can you learn some new recipes, eat a fun dinner and get a $10 farmers market gift card – all for a total of $20. Seriously, […]

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Moo Shu Tofu | Daring Cooks Challenge

October 16, 2011

The October Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by Shelley of C Mom Cook and her sister Ruth of The Crafts of Mommyhood. They challenged us to bring a taste of the East into our home kitchens by making our own Moo Shu, including thin pancakes, stir fry and sauce. I was already planning on making […]

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Vegetable Soup with Sweet Potato Wontons | Daring Cooks Challenge

September 14, 2011

Peta, of the blog Peta Eats, was our lovely hostess for the Daring Cook’s September 2011 challenge, “Stock to Soup to Consommé”. We were taught the meaning between the three dishes, how to make a crystal clear Consommé if we so chose to do so, and encouraged to share our own delicious soup recipes! Stock […]

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