Category Archives: Lunch

LEMON, CINNAMON AND CURRY LEAF BASMATI RICE

In this Lemon, Cinnamon and Curry Leaf Basmati Rice recipe: Flavoring plain basmati rice with fragrant cinnamon, curry leaf and lemon Stunning presentation, rice baked in a pan Customize with your own spice

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

This classic Thai chicken soup gets its rich flavor from quintessential Thai ingredients:  coconut milk, lemongrass, fresh ginger, lime juice, chile paste, basil and cilantro. As satisfying as the version served at

Recipe for One: Chickpeas, Kale, and Sausage with Oven-Baked Egg

I developed this recipe specifically for those times when I’m dining solo. It’s not that it can’t be expanded to feed two or more, but I like the fact that it is

Chinese Steamed Buns

Chinese Steamed Buns also named as mantou(馒头) is a basic staple in northern part of China and served in every places of China not just the northern part. In the other parts

Steak with Kimchi Butter

A couple of years ago, Todd, Diane and I flew to NYC to work on a small video project with the French Culinary Institute. We met up at the hotel on the