Monthly Archives: September 2012

Asian Noodle Salad

The summer I was in grad school, I needed lunches that tasted good cold. I went on a mission to find and create delicious recipes that could keep me going through the day. One recipe I came up with was Asian Noodle Salad.

Asian Noodle Salad

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Fried Plantains with Fresh Black Bean Salsa

Due to my bout with the flu, I ended up not making my Tanzanian meal I had planned. As a result, I was left with a bunch of fresh ingredients that I didn’t want to go bad. Saturday night, when I wasn’t feeling like death, I decided to make this dish with my husband’s assistance.

Plantains with BB Salsa

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Split Pea Soup

Well, ladies and gentlemen, the flu season is here! How do I know? I thought it was rather mysterious that so many of my students were missing 4 days in a row of school in September, until I caught their illness, too. So, I decided to share a lovely recipe that is something that I think would be delightful to eat when you feel this bad. I’ll even include a “Make it faster” tip, in case no one will make this for you while you’re sick.

Split Pea Soup

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Japanese Fall Pizza

Fall is fast approaching, so I figured I would share my recipe for a pizza that uses Japanese autumn produce.

Japanese Fall Pizza

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Curry Bread

Japan has many interesting breads. One of them, curry pan, is not vegetarian if you buy it at the store. However, I really like Japanese curry, so I decided to adapt a recipe to make it vegetarian. It is also normally deep fried, but I bake mine.

Curry Pan

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Zucchini Buttermilk Pancakes

I am still inundated with zucchini, so this past weekend, I decided to make buttermilk pancakes with a zucchini bread twist.

Zucchini Buttermilk Pancakes

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Tofu Steak

While living in Kyoto, my husband and I had the opportunity to eat tofu in many preparations. One way that we tried at a restaurant was tofu steak. My version is different than the kind we ate at that restaurant, but it is super easy and delicious.

Tofu Steak

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