Chayote squash stir fry

The weeks have never been busier, but that’s no cause for a lack of exploration and discovery when it comes to food. I recently discovered a new ingredient called Chayote. It’s very similar in texture to an English cucumber, they even taste similar as well. I like to use it the same way you would a zucchini and it works perfectly in stir fries.

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Silken Mushroom Tofu

I hope this doesn’t put you off, put think of a savory pudding, that’s about the texture that you’ll get with this recipe. Its good! I promise! My go to when it’s really hot, I like eating this a lot because it’s very simple and tasty to make. Of course if you don’t like mushrooms, you could make it with chili oil instead and have like a kind of Mapo Tofu thing going on, but I prefer it without the spice. Continue reading “Silken Mushroom Tofu”

Shredded cabbage and mushroom 🍄: Needing Some Variety

My two favorite things: cabbage and mushroom, made into one simple dish. YUM! If you have no idea how to stir-fry cabbage, then take a gander and try this out. Apologizing for this cringey advertising, but it seriously is good.  Continue reading “Shredded cabbage and mushroom 🍄: Needing Some Variety”

Another Chop Suey: this time with cabbage and bamboo

Completely inspired by again my dear grandmother, I love the idea of chop sueys as they are easy and quick to make. You can just throw in whatever vegetables that you like, stir fry it, and have a ready to go dish! I used regular green cabbage along with some spring bamboo in this dish.  Continue reading “Another Chop Suey: this time with cabbage and bamboo”

Spicy tofu with mushrooms: A new perspective

If you like tofu, or you don’t, you need to try this! The problem with most people who don’t like tofu is that they have never had it properly prepared. yes, you’ve probably heard that before. But it is true. I absolutely hate plain, baked tofu with spice on top. It may as well be a brick to me. It looks and tastes unappetizing. This recipe will make you like tofu (unless of course you absolutely hate every single one of the ingredients listed then that just means that you’re on the verge of picky eating).  Continue reading “Spicy tofu with mushrooms: A new perspective”

Seaweed and winter melon soup

Winter melon and seaweed just go perfectly together. This soup is perfect for any day especially on a nice cold day. But even in the summer, the refreshing texture and subtle taste of winter melon is somewhat soothing.  Continue reading “Seaweed and winter melon soup”

Chewy Tofu with Seaweed

I don’t know about you, but I am a huge fan of tofu. This recipe combines a mixture of wonderful flavors and textures all into one! If you’re looking for a very fun and interesting recipe then here you go. The seaweed in gives a nice salty and umami flavor, while the wood ear mushrooms add earthiness and texture. Cooking with seaweed couldn’t be easier. Continue reading “Chewy Tofu with Seaweed”