Experiments in Cooking

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Weeknight Tofu Steaks

Weeknight Tofu Steaks

In an attempt to reduce my meat and dairy consumption, I’ve been experimenting with Tofu recently. After a few texture fails, I’ve arrived at a process I really like. Bonus: it is incredibly easy. I buy 14oz packs of Nasoya Organic extra-firm tofu and cook […]

Weeknight Stir Fried Noodles with Lamb

Weeknight Stir Fried Noodles with Lamb

I’m a fan of (a) lots of veggies in my food, and (b) minimal dish use. So, stir fries of any kind are totally up my alley, specially when I have cold noodles sitting in the fridge, waiting to find their purpose in life. Crimini […]

Pho Ga

Pho Ga

When a friend of mine shared a recipe for Instant Pot Pho Ga from Serious Eats, I knew I had to try it. I used the veggies I had on hand rather than what the recipe suggested, but you can follow it to the letter […]

Cauliflower Ginger Soup in IP Ace

Cauliflower Ginger Soup in IP Ace

I have a weakness for the Instant Pot brand, so when they came out with a blender, I felt this deep compulsion to buy one. Well, it is here, and it is a GIANT. It won’t even fit under my cabinet. If I was going […]

Thai Ground Beef

Thai Ground Beef

I found myself with a pound of ground beef, green beans, red bell peppers, and absolutely no fresh ideas on what to cook. I immediately turned to my resourceful friends, and within a few minutes, I had a link to this recipe for Thai Beef […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Pork and Prawn Balls in Broth

Gordon Ramsay’s Pork and Prawn Balls in Broth

I’ve recently started streaming cooking videos, and came across this one on Youtube. He makes it looks easy, and he isn’t wrong 🙂 The whole family loved this. I would recommend doubling the recipe (linked below) and making it a noodle-soup with your favorite noodles. […]

Coconut Lemongrass Fish

Coconut Lemongrass Fish

I made this Thai-inspired recipe up while trying to recreate a fish stew we ate a few months ago. I can no longer remember that stew’s taste, but I will say that you can’t go wrong with my recipe! 🙂 This is also a “one […]

Kare Kare Beef in IP

Kare Kare Beef in IP

I first tasted Kare Kare Beef when the Filipino food truck Be More Pacific used to frequent my workplace. After they stopped carrying it in their food truck, I was determined to have some ALL.FOR.MYSELF. One beautiful sunny day, my friend B and I got […]

Thai Rice Soup with Pork Meatballs, Instant Pot

Thai Rice Soup with Pork Meatballs, Instant Pot

I recently bookmarked this recipe after seeing one of my friends rave about it on social media. It sounded perfect. Growing up as a child in India, congee (or kanji) was a comfort meal made for the ailing, so it took me a while to […]

Ginger cod in a packet

Ginger cod in a packet

I wanted to take a break from all the red meats I have been cooking in the magical Instant Pot, so I picked up some frsh cod filets from the store. However, the IP has spoiled me, and I no longer enjoy standing in front […]