Thai Chicken Meatballs with Coconut Curry

Tender chicken meatballs with a scratch-made coconut curry sauce, rice noodles, long beans, shallots, and fresh herbs. This is a mild northern Thai style coconut curry, served with ginger and lemongrass scented meatballs, rice stick noodles, herbs, and veggies. It is slightly sweet and full of flavor. The sauce is the focal point of this […]

Chinese Black Bean Chicken

Pan-seared chicken thighs with fermented black beans, rice wine, and chilis. This is a richly flavored Asian-inspired dish made with Chinese salted black beans, Shaoxing wine, bird chilis, and ginger marinated chicken. Chinese black beans or douchi are fermented and salted black soybeans. They have a rich, salty flavor with a bit of funk from […]

Halibut with Warm Bean Thread Salad

Pan-seared halibut with long beans, bean thread noodles, and a coconut citrus sauce. This is a light summer dish with a hint of spice and lots of fresh basil. The recipe does call for a couple of specialty ingredients that may be hard to find. I have included information on these ingredients and substitutions below. […]

Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Plum Sauce

Oven-roasted pork tenderloin and plums, with a spiced orange plum sauce. Pork tenderloin and roasted plums with a spiced soy-based sauce, loaded with citrusy flavors from the Timut pepper, ginger, and Cara Cara orange. This recipe is simple, but it has two ingredients that can be hard to come by, Shaoxing wine and Timut pepper. […]

Crispy Pork Belly with Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Crispy glazed pork belly, tender sweet potato gnocchi, gingered coconut cream, fresh basil, chilis, and crunchy peanuts. This dish is sweet, spicy, and very rich. To make the gnocchi, bake the sweet potato until tender. Peel off the skin and mash with a fork or ricer. Cool the potato completely before adding the egg yolk, […]