Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork

In 2020, the Korean film Parasite cleaned up at the Academy Awards, taking home four Oscars, including the first Best Picture awarded to a foreign language film. Watching it on Netflix, this dark comedy certainly gave us some tense and uncomfortable moments, but the most compelling for DP and me was the scene where theContinue reading “Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork”

Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Here’s a recipe for those days when you don’t want to thaw anything out, turn anything on, wash any pots and pans, or buy anything special at the store. I make it with basic items I always have in the pantry or the fridge: cooked quinoa, cooked black beans, fresh tomatoes, shallots or red onions,Continue reading “Quinoa & Black Bean Salad”

Bison (or Beef) Curry with Daikon

One of the dishes I’ll miss this holiday season is Mom’s beef and potato curry.  She’s the oldest of seven siblings, (if you think that’s a lot, Dad is one of nine) and holiday gatherings are always a huge multi-generational affair.  My aunt Connie always makes the Thanksgiving turkey or Christmas ham, and if not my mom,Continue reading “Bison (or Beef) Curry with Daikon”

All Purpose Vegan Flatbread (Naan)

I’m obsessed with this flatbread. It’s so good, and so easy you’ll be looking for excuses to make it. I first made it to go with vegan curry for a meatless monday and fell in love with its soft and pillowy texture. Now I use it for everything from chicken shawarma to grilled pizza. TheContinue reading “All Purpose Vegan Flatbread (Naan)”

A Better Veggie Burrito

Last year, I finally experienced the perfect veggie burrito. On our last trip to the Cape, D. and I discovered El Mariachi Loco in Hyannis, MA. A tiny shop with only 4 or 5 tables inside, it’s one of the few eateries with steady enough business to stay open all year long. Everything was excellent,Continue reading “A Better Veggie Burrito”