Asian, Fusion, Italian

Orzo ‘fried’ rice with Asparagus

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Here is a gorgeous fusion recipe mixing Asian flavors with Italian pasta.  It was nutty, smoky and crunchy - the whole wheat orzo’s chewy texture and crisp stir-fried asparagus married so well.  Orzo is one pasta which always baffled me, it is not like regular pasta which has nooks and crevices to… Continue reading Orzo ‘fried’ rice with Asparagus

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Thai red curry – with homemade paste

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE This was probably the fastest Red Thai curry I have ever made. It was going to be dinner time and I wanted something spicy, warm, and comforting. Thai food always comes to the rescue! Red Thai curry is neither high on spice like green curry nor mellow like massaman curry. So decision… Continue reading Thai red curry – with homemade paste


Mushroom, baby corn and cauliflower in Lettuce cups

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREEAs we approach warmer weather, light and crisp offerings are preferred for meals. One - it reduces the amount spent in the kitchen since these are easy to prepare in short amount of time. Two - our body wants lighter fare which is easy to digest and is not heavy but… Continue reading Mushroom, baby corn and cauliflower in Lettuce cups