Posts in: sauces and pickles

Prawns with Yuzu Mayonnaise

Chang claims yuzu mayonnaise is Sandra Lee simple, which it is, once you get your hands on some green yuzu kosho and bottled salted yuzu juice. Yuzu is a super aromatic Asian citrus fruit. It’s tart like a grapefruit and quite commonly used in Japanese food.

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Sweet Thai Chili Sauce with Cucumbers and Tofu Recipe

I love the freshness of cucumbers and when the weather turns warm and I’m not feeling particularly hungry, I’ll make one of my mom’s favourite summertime snack salads: cucumbers and tofu in sweet chili sauce. It’s simple, fast and refreshing.

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Momofuku Shrimp Spring Roll Recipe

Note: I refer to “spring rolls” as salad rolls.

I’ve rolled (and eaten!) a lot of salad rolls in my life. There’s definitely a technique to it and the more you roll, the better you get. I love eating salad rolls, mostly because I find the do-it-yourselfness of it completely satisfying. You can customize your roll whatever way you want and really, even if you’re not a very good roller, it doesn’t matter because you’re the one who’s going to eat it!

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Oliviera Avocat Loco/Apple Guacamole Recipe

Nice is one of the most gorgeous cities I’ve ever visited. During the day, the skies are amazingly clear, but come nightfall, you’re almost always guaranteed a spectacular cloud-dotted, pink-purple sunset. The sky is spectacular, but the ocean is just as mesmerizing: the Mediterranean Sea is some of the the clearest, bluest water you’ll ever see.

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XO Fried Rice Recipe

When you’re feeling peckish and your have old rice in the fridge, fried rice is the way to go. It’s fast to make and even faster to eat. If you’re lacking fresh ingredients, just take a look at what leftovers you have languishing away. I’ve made fried rice with leftover barbecue meat, deli meat leftovers, and even just eggs and rice.

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