Category: Recipes (page 1 of 17)

Natto 3: Ann’s Pressure Cooker Method

This is a guest recipe from Ann who was commenting on the post Natto 2: Fermentation Boogaloo.

natto

Natto

What You Need

  • Natto culture (see picture of Raffy showing packet)
  • 250 g of ORGANIC soybeans
  • 1 container with lid. I
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Low Food Reward: Tuna + Tomato Paste + Rice

I came up with a low food reward idea. Mix a can of tuna with a can of tomato paste and rice.

This is a true appetite crusher.

tuna-paste

Looks more like cat food than people food.

This would be the … [continue reading]

Your Fast and Easy Guide to Making Korean Soup

When I haven’t planned for a meal or don’t know what to make, I know I can always quickly make a few bowls of delicious Korean soup. All you need are some basic ingredients and then follow this guide. It … [continue reading]

Vietnamese Chicken Congee in the Pressure Cooker

The dish I have been most obsessed with in the past few months has been Vietnamese Chicken Congee (Cháo Gà). The combination of black pepper and fresh herbs over a rice porridge is simple yet has amazing flavor.

Prior to … [continue reading]

The Pressure Cooker is a Game Changer

Shortly after arriving in Seattle in 2007, I broke down and bought a good coffee grinder. After years of thinking my old grinder was good enough to grind fine and consistent for espresso, I spent the $350 for the … [continue reading]

Faster Pho 2.0 – A Little Slower, But More Tasty

I wanted to do a quick follow up to my Faster Pho recipe. If I have an extra hour, I alter the recipe to provide a richer and more flavorful dish. In the prior recipe I explained how using Chinese … [continue reading]