Korean-Style Ground Pork Noodle Soup

For pork topping: 1 lbs ground pork 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 Tbsp honey 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp gochujang chili paste 2 tsp sesame oil For broth: 1 small red or yellow onion, chopped 1 Tbsp to 1.5 Tbsp gochujang chili paste 1 Tbsp honey 6 cups… Continue reading Korean-Style Ground Pork Noodle Soup

Mayak Eggs (Korean Marinated Eggs)

To boil eggs: 5 eggs (or more if you like) 2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp vinegar For marinade: 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup honey or sugar 3 garlic cloves, chopped 3-4 scallions, chopped 1 Tbsp ginger, chopped 1 green chili, chopped 1 red chili, chopped 1 Tbsp sesame seeds Boil the… Continue reading Mayak Eggs (Korean Marinated Eggs)

Filipino Chicken Caldereta

2.5 lbs chicken thighs 3 Tbsp cooking oil 1 14.5 oz can coconut milk 1.5 cup tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup green peas 1/2 green bell pepper 1/2 red bell pepper 1/2 yellow bell pepper 12-14 baby carrots 3 small potatoes, cubed 1/2 lemon, juiced 3 Tbsp chopped garlic… Continue reading Filipino Chicken Caldereta

Filipino Chicken Asado (Kapampangan style)

To marinate: 2 lbs bone in chicken thighs, skin removed 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 bay leaves 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 star anise For Asado: 3 Tbsp oil 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1.5 cup tomato sauce 2 Tbsp oyster sauce 1/2… Continue reading Filipino Chicken Asado (Kapampangan style)

Portuguese Mussels (Moules à la Portugaise)

2 lbs mussels 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 small onion, chopped 1 Bay leaf 5 garlic cloves, chopped or sliced 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp honey 1-2 fresh red chili peppers 1/2 tsp cumin 1 Tbsp red or white vinegar 1 cup white wine Salt to taste Crushed black pepper to taste 4 Tbsp… Continue reading Portuguese Mussels (Moules à la Portugaise)

Spicy Pasta alla Vodka

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 shallots or 1 small onion, chopped 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 cup tomato paste 3 Tbsp vodka 1.5 cups heavy cream 2 tsp red chili flakes 1/2 tsp black pepper Salt, to taste 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 2 Tbsp butter 8oz orecchiette pasta 1 Tbsp fresh parsley,… Continue reading Spicy Pasta alla Vodka

Chicken Souvlaki (with Grill, Oven, and Stovetop Variations)

2lb boneless chicken breasts or thighs 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 large lemon 6 garlic cloves 1.5 Tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces and place in a ziploc bag. Mix all of the marinade ingredients together and pour it over the… Continue reading Chicken Souvlaki (with Grill, Oven, and Stovetop Variations)

Shrimp Saganaki (Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes & Feta)

Marinade: 1.5lbs shrimp 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper Saganaki: 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, sliced or chopped 1/2 tsp red chili flakes 1.5 tsp oregano 28oz canned diced tomatoes (see note 1) 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 Tbsp… Continue reading Shrimp Saganaki (Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes & Feta)

Shrimp Korma

1.5 lbs shrimp 2.5 large onions, sliced 1/4 cup oil (for frying onions) 2 Tbsp ghee 2 Tbsp garlic paste 2 Tbsp ginger paste 3 tsp kashmiri red chili powder 2 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp turmeric 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup cashews 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 3/4 cup yogurt 1 tsp garam masala powder… Continue reading Shrimp Korma

Crack Chicken (with Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Variations)

2 lbs chicken – boneless skinless thighs or breasts 1 packet (1 oz) Ranch seasoning 2 (8oz) blocks cream cheese 6 strips bacon 1/2 cup chicken broth 1.5 cups cheddar cheese, shredded 3 scallions, diced Crock pot method: Add chicken and chicken broth into crock pot. Sprinkle ranch seasoning all over the chicken. Place cream… Continue reading Crack Chicken (with Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Variations)

Garlic Butter Steak Bites

1.5 lbs steak, cut into bite sized pieces (rib eye, New York strip, sirloin or tenderloin) 1 Tbsp olive oil 6 Tbsp butter 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/4 cup parsley, chopped Salt & pepper to taste Heat oil in skillet over high heat. Once hot, add in steak bites and season with salt and… Continue reading Garlic Butter Steak Bites

Maafe – Senegalese Peanut Stew with Beef or Chicken and Vegetables (with Stovetop, Pressure Cooker, and Slow Cooker Variations)

2 lbs chicken or beef, cut into chunks (see note 1) To marinate the meat: 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped or minced 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped or minced 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper For Maafe: 1 large onion, chopped 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 Tbsp ginger, minced… Continue reading Maafe – Senegalese Peanut Stew with Beef or Chicken and Vegetables (with Stovetop, Pressure Cooker, and Slow Cooker Variations)

Caribbean Curry Mussels with Coconut Milk

2 lbs mussels 1 can coconut milk 2 Tbsp curry powder 1 large tomato, diced 12 oz beer 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 inch ginger, finely chopped 1 onion, chopped 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 3 Tbsp chopped parsley 1 Tbsp cilantro 1 Tbsp parsely 2 green onions ¼ to 1/2… Continue reading Caribbean Curry Mussels with Coconut Milk

Japanese Beef Curry (or any meat of your choice)

2 lbs beef chuck roast, cut into 2 inch chunks 1.5 onion, chopped 2 potatoes, cut into large chunks 2-3 carrots, cut into large chunks 4oz box curry roux 3 garlic, chopped 2 tsp fresh ginger, chopped 1 Tbsp ketchup 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp apricot jam or preserve 2-3… Continue reading Japanese Beef Curry (or any meat of your choice)

Trinidadian Green Sauce

8 scallions or green onions 1 bunch cilantro 1/2 bunch parsley 8-10 culantro leaves (optional) 13-15 garlic cloves 12-13 sprigs of thyme 1/2 red bell pepper 1/2 yellow bell pepper 1/2 green bell pepper 1-2 habanero peppers 2 cubanelle peppers 1/4 inch ginger 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice Wash all herbs and peppers and pat… Continue reading Trinidadian Green Sauce

Jamaican Curry Chicken

For chicken marination: 2 lbs chicken, cut into large chunks 3 Tbsp curry powder 1 medium onion, diced 5 scallions, chopped 5-6 garlic cloves, chopped 1 Tbsp ginger, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 10 sprigs of fresh thyme, chopped (or 1 tsp… Continue reading Jamaican Curry Chicken

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

6-7 chicken thighs (skin removed) 3-4 Tbsp oil 2 medium onion, chopped 2 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped or minced 6-7 garlic cloves, finley chopped or minced 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 3 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder (or paprika) 3 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp fennel seeds, roughly crushed (optional) 6 cardamom pods,… Continue reading Sri Lankan Chicken Curry