While many love the flavor, ginger has a long history of medicinal use. For thousands of years, it’s been used to treat things like colds, nausea, migraines, and more. It would often be infused as a tea or made into some other drink or elixir. Today, ginger liqueur is used as an ingredient in many […]
Ever wanted to use your slow cooker to create delicious steamed recipes? Get started with this excellent dish of steamed Pompano. I’ve recently found success in using my slow cooker as a reliable steamer with my try on the classic dim sum dish of pork spare ribs. Going by this same technique, steaming a […]
Ginger is much more than just a delicious spice. It has a long history in traditional and alternative medicines, while also being recognized for its health benefits in the modern day. While you can use the spice in cooking, healthy drinks with ginger are an even more powerful approach. Including ginger in a drink allows […]
Skip the dim sum takeout for dinner. This recipe is just as excellent and really takes no time to prepare.
Easily create your own infused oils at home with any aromatic ingredient that you have. Another perfect gift idea that’s both unique and practical. Oil infusions may not come new to many of us and that enough speaks for the wonder of this culinary technique. Perhaps born more out of the need for another form […]
An Asian-inspired dish that’s ready in minutes. Serving something special for dinner couldn’t be simpler. Found some fresh Bacalao loins on my recent trip to the market and ended up grabbing them into my basket without much thinking. I’m such a huge fan of white-fleshed fish – snapper, mahi-mahi, tilapia. . . I just love […]
This may be the best way to cook your milkfish, or most other fresh fish. Those sugars from the pineapple just work so great in this seafood dish. This is definitely on the top ten list of my all-time favorite dishes. Aside from the uniquely rich yet delicate flavor of milkfish, I just love how […]
A classic Malay prawn dish perfectly cooked in the slow cooker. Perfect with rice or with a few bottles of beer. These chili prawns are just one of those spicy dishes that showcase chili more for its flavor rather than its heat. It’s sweet, its a bit tangy, it carries that fresh seafood taste of […]
Braising squid is really something you have to try. This Asian-inspired recipe is definitely a good start. This slow cooker braised squid turned out excellently flavorful and tender. I know, I may get some eyebrows raising by now, as most say that squid should be cooked for a minute or less to keep it from […]
Now here is a dessert the whole family can get behind! The sumptuous familiarity of fall in the caramelized apple garnish, and the warm comfort of ginger and honey in this decadent cake… what’s not to love! If your family is a big fan of the ginger flavor, feel free to grate some fresh ginger right on in the mix, a little goes a long way and can not hurt this hearty cake!
As for the whiskey caramelized apples, if there are some in your group who love the little extra ‘punch’ to their evening, I like serving a full shot alongside this desert. Why not? Find your designated driver for the evening and have second dessert helpings!