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Asparagus with Onion and Soy Sauce

Spring is asparagus season. This is one of the earliest vegetables which ripens in April and May. Asparagus is very unique since it make a great combination with almost any product from cheese, ham, fruit, berries, fish, meat, and salads. You can make soups, beverages and even desserts from asparagus. The main thing when preparing asparagus: cut thick stems...
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Baked Salmon

This salmon can be cooked on the grill in foil as well as in the oven in parchment paper. You can use a cedar board soaked in water for 4-8 hours instead of foil. Different herbs can be used depending on your taste, such as rosemary, marjoram, oregano, thyme, tarragon, sage, basil, or lemon grass. The sauce is aromatic...
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Peking Duck

Peking duck is one of the more famous of Chinese dishes. The duck is rubbed with honey and baked in a special oven, usually served with steamed pancakes (or 'mandarin' pancakes), spring onions, cucumber sticks and sweet bean sauce (Tianmianjiang which can be replaced by Hoisin sauce). There are many recipes for Peking duck, some are easy and some are...
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Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef is not a Mongolian dish, it's a Chinese-American dish of thinly sliced beef, fried in a sweet spicy yet savory sauce. If you like even spicier food, you can add a couple of chili peppers. Serve with steamed rice, rice noodles or cellophane (noodles). Really easy recipe! (more…)...
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Chicken Adobo

Very simple and easy Filipino chicken recipe. Adobo (which means ‘marinade’)- is a popular dish and cooking process in Philippine cuisine. You can use meat, chicken, seafood or vegetables marinated in vinegar, soy sauce and garlic and then simmered in the marinade. There are many versions for Adobo, this version is one of my favorites - simple and delicious. The chicken can be cooked...
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