Tag Archives: Father’s Day

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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Paella with Chicken and Chorizo

Paella is a national of Spain, particularly in the Valencia area, made of rice, saffron, and additionally seafood, chicken, vegetables and sausages. Traditionally paella is served on Sundays or on March 19 which is St. Joseph Day. There are several versions of the origins of this dish, the first derives from the Latin word "patella" which translates to pan....
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Sweet and Sour Sliced Pickles

A quick and easy recipe for crunchy sweet and sour pickles with a little spice. I like this version because the pickles aren't so sweet and you can still taste the cucumber flavor. You can use small or large cucumbers. The marinade will not cover completely the cucumbers at first since the cucumbers will have more juice after they marinate...
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Marinated Fried Chicken

I used chicken thighs but you can replace with chicken breast if you prefer. Serve with pasta or mashed potatoes along with a salad or vegetables. I recommend marinating the chicken for more than two hours, or best to leave it in the marinade overnight in a fridge. (more…)...
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Battered Trout

For this dish I usually use steelhead trout but you can also use salmon. For me, I think, salmon gets a little drier than other fish. This dish is good to serve along with potatoes or other vegetables, salads. (more…)...
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Crispy Fried Onions

Crispy, slightly sweet onion. This is a great addition to burgers or salads. My kids like to add it to their pasta or mashed potatoes. The next day the  onions are not as crispy like on the first day so try to use the same day but if not, they can still be used in various dishes and stored...
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