Appetizer

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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Zucchini Fritatta

Once again, I was faced with zucchini overload. When I visited my friend in Japan last year, she also had a zucchini overload, and made us a delicious zucchini fritatta. I decided to recreate it.

Zucchini Fritatta

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Recreating Italy

There were certain dishes I ate in Italy that I knew I had to replicate. So, I decided on a menu of Melon Salad, Gnocchi alla Romana, and Chocolate Gelato for this week.

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The Food of Italy!

Sorry the the delay – I know you’ve all been dying to see the delicious food of Italy!

During our stay in Italy, we tried a variety of pastas, pizzas, and sweets. Here, I have selected my favorite appetizer, meal, and dessert to share with all of you. Hopefully, when we have a working dishwasher next week, I can get into experimentation mode and find out how to make some of these delicious foods, so I can also share a recipe with you! For now, you’ll have to make due with the pictures.

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Zucchini-Tomato Stacks

I spent last summer in Japan, and while there, I picked up the July issue of NHK’s “Kyou no Ryouri” (Today’s Cooking). In it, there was a recipe for eggplant and tomato stacks. I made it, and while it was good, it was a bit too greasy for me, and required deep frying, which I don’t like to do. So, I decided to adapt the recipe to better suit my tastes and cooking preferences. Here’s what I came up with:

Zucchini-Tomato Stacks

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