• Korea,  Pasta,  Recipes,  Summer,  Vegetarian

    Korean cold noodles

    emointhekitchen Korean cold noodles (냉면 – Naengmyeon)have gained popularity at home and abroad as a popular traditional ethnic food. Korean cold noodles, topped with beef soup or chicken soup, spicy cabbage, meat slices, eggs, cucumber pieces, pear noodles, etc. Yesterday was the summer solstice (June 20), a hot day. I like to have a big bowl of Korean cold noodles in this hot weather. Better to make them at home! I searched the internet and found a lot of recipes, so I made these two bowls. The cold noodles are ready. Refreshing and delicious, sweet and sour is the key feature of cold noodles. I made this vegetarian version of…

  • China,  Meat and Poultry,  Pasta,  Recipes

    Old Beijing fried noodles

    emointhekitchen Zhajiangmian originated in Shandong, China and is a popular dish that has evolved into distinct versions across many cuisines both within and beyond China. The most well-known variation is arguably Beijing zhajiangmian (北京炸醬麵), which is recognized as one of the Ten Great Noodles of China (中國十大麵條). The name “zhajiangmian” translates to “fried sauce noodles” in English and is often referred to simply as “Beijing noodles.” Umami (MSG) In addition to the unique taste of the dish, there is an interesting ingredient that has been used to enhance flavours for over a century. This ingredient, monosodium glutamate (MSG), was discovered in 1909 and is known for providing the ‘umami‘ (うま味)…

  • Greece,  Meat and Poultry,  Pasta,  Recipes

    Greek Pastitsio

    emointhekitchen Pastitsio, also known as Greek Lasagna, is a delicious dish that is sure to satisfy anyone’s pasta craving. This delectable creation consists of layers of perfectly cooked penne pasta combined with a meat sauce. The meat sauce bursting with spicy flavours gives the dish an excellent touch and creates a harmonious connection between the pasta and the sauce. But what sets Pastitsio apart is the addition of a creamy custard topping. It’s a little rich but worth it. We need: 0.5 kg macaroni 4 tablespoons butter (ghee) 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg salt and pepper 3 eggs Meat Sauce 1 large onion 1 clove garlic 2 tablespoons…

  • India,  Pasta,  Recipes,  Vegetarian

    Rajasthani Kadhi & Burmese Kadhi noodles

    emointhekitchen Fusion cuisine, known for blending culinary traditions from different cultures, has become increasingly popular globally. One fascinating example of fusion cuisine is the combination of traditional Rajasthani Kadhi and the creamy goodness of Burmese Kadhi noodles (Khow suey). This tantalizing dish brings together the bold and vibrant flavours of Rajasthani cuisine with the rich and creamy texture of Burmese culinary traditions. Rajasthani Kadhi, a yoghurt-based curry, is typically spiced with a unique blend of aromatic spices that gives it a distinctive taste. On the other hand, Burmese Kadhi noodles are known for their deliciously creamy broth and thin rice noodles. By combining these two dishes, a delightful fusion is…

  • Pasta,  Recipes,  Soups,  Thai,  Vegetarian

    Tofu & Rice noodle soup

    emointhekitchen Tofu and rice noodle soup is a nutritious and delicious dish that is popular in many Asian cuisines. It is a versatile recipe that can be customized to suit individual tastes and preferences. You will need: tofu firm apple cider vinegar brown sugar tamari soy sauce 4 garlic 1/4 water olive oil green onions yellow curry paste rice noodles baby spinach cherry tomato 1l vegetable broth snow peas Preparation: Soak the glass rice noodles in hot water until soft, then drain. Cut the tofu into cubes. In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, tofu, apple cider vinegar, sugar, tamari, garlic and water for at least 30 minutes. Start…

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    Pasta,  Recipes,  Soups

    “This Is not What I Expected” movie Pasta

    emointhekitchen A gluten-free version of Pasta Alla Strega I like Asian cinematography. I do not mean Hong Kong kung fu movies with bruce lee, but rather independent directors. But even mainstream production is sometimes worth mentioning. I recently saw a romantic comedy “This is not what I expected” <喜欢你>, loosely based on the book “Finally I Get You” written by Lan Bai Se. The plot is pretty simple: the rich man meets a poor girl and NO, they don’t fell in love but he fell in love with her cooking. Because the girl is actually a chef in a hotel restaurant…I would stop here, you can (if you are interested)…