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Emointhekitchen
  • China,  Japan,  Recipes,  Starters and Snacks,  Summer,  Vegetarian

    Kogomi (Fiddlehead fern)

    emointhekitchen 《本草纲目》:“蕨处处山中有之。二三月生芽,拳曲状如小儿拳。其茎嫩时采取,以灰汤煮去涎滑,晒干作蔬,味甘滑,亦可醋食。” “Compendium of Materia Medica”: “There are ferns everywhere in the mountains. Buds are born in February and March, and their fists are like children’s fists. The stems are taken when they are tender, boiled in ash soup to remove the saliva, and dried as vegetables. It tastes sweet and smooth, and can also be eaten with vinegar.” Li Shizhen said: (1518 -1593 – Ming dynasty) Fiddlehead fern (ostrich fern; Kogomi; Matteuccia struthiopteris; こごみ; 荚果蕨; Pérovník pštrosí) is collected throughout Japan and also in other Asian areas where it is considered a delicacy. It grows in moist areas from spring to early summer and is often eaten as a…

  • Armenia,  Recipes,  Sweet Stuff,  Vegetarian

    Cigarettes cookies

    emointhekitchen If you’re looking for a delicious and unique cookie recipe, look no further than Armenian cigarettes cookies (Սիգարետ Թխվածքաբլիթներ). These cookies are made with a combination of flour, sugar, and spices, and they are rolled into thin cylinders that resemble cigarettes. Cookies are perfect for any occasion, and they are sure to be a hit with your guests. Whether you’re serving them at a holiday party or giving them as a gift, these cookies are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face and are a delicious and easy treat. With just a few ingredients, you can create a tasty batch of cookies that everyone will love. Soft and…

  • India,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Vegetarian

    Saffron basmati rice

    emointhekitchen Ah, saffron, basmati, rice – the holy trinity of deliciousness! Nothing beats the smell of fragrant basmati rice with a few strands of saffron. It’s a simple dish, yet it can transport us to another country with just one bite. And let’s not forget the health benefits – basmati rice is low in calories and nutrients, while saffron is a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. So the next time you’re in need of some comfort food, make a batch of saffron basmati rice and bask in its glory. Your taste buds (and your body) will thank you for it! You will need: saffron 2 medium-sized onions 2 basmati rice…

  • Armenia,  Recipes,  Summer,  Vegetarian

    Summer tolma with rice (Amarain pasuc tolma)

    emointhekitchen Summer is the perfect time to indulge in delicious vegetarian dishes, and one of my favourites is tolma with rice! This mouth-watering dish is packed with flavour and is a staple in Armenian cuisine. It’s a perfect addition to any summer meal, and it’s a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables. You will need: 4-5 tomatoes 2 peppers 1 cup of rice 2 cups of water 1 teaspoon of salt a pinch of pepper bunch of fresh parsley, finely chopped 2 onions Procedure: Fry the onion in oil, add rice, parsley and all the spices, one cup of water and cook. When the water is absorbed,…

  • Korea,  Recipes,  Spring,  Vegetarian

    Aubergine, chilli & sesame seeds

    emointhekitchen South Korea is a beautiful country with a rich culture and history. From the majestic mountains to the stunning coastline, there is so much to explore in Korea. And with friendly locals and delicious food, Korea is a great place to visit for anyone looking for an amazing travel experience. Aubergine is a very widespread vegetable, full of nutrition! Today, I will give you the Korean way of eating, a sweet taste and treat your table with extra exotic food. You will need: 2 aubergine garlic powder green onion Korean chilli powder soy sauce fish sauce sesame oil sugar sesame seeds pepper tomato Procedure: Steam the aubergines for about…

  • Grains and Legumes,  India,  Recipes,  Vegetarian

    Aloo Gobi

    emointhekitchen This Aloo Gobi recipe is healthy, hearty and so easy to make! A classic Indian dish of potatoes, cauliflower and spices. It is a popular vegetarian dish that can be prepared in many different ways. Some people like to add peas or other vegetables to the dish or prepare it with curry sauce. It’s usually vegan, gluten-free and can be made with just a few simple ingredients. This recipe is baked, not fried, so it’s a healthier version of the traditional dish. So if you’re looking for a delicious, vegan, gluten-free recipe, this Aloo Gobi is for you. It’s easy to make, healthy and so delicious. Try it out…

  • Armenia,  Meat and Poultry,  Mushrooms,  Recipes,  Salads

    Layered pancake salad

    emointhekitchen Armenia, a small country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, is home to some of the most delicious food you will ever taste. One of their most popular dishes is the layered meat and egg pancake. This dish is made with a thin dough that is filled with ground meat, eggs, and vegetables, then fried or baked. The pancake is a perfect example of Armenian cuisine – it is healthy, hearty, and absolutely delicious. If you ever have the chance to visit Armenia, be sure to try this dish. You won’t be disappointed. You will need: four pancakes 200 g of ground beef 2 onions a cup of water…

  • China,  Japan,  Recipes,  Spring,  Sweet Stuff,  Vegetarian

    Vegan and gluten-free cookies made with oatmeal and rhubarb jam

    emointhekitchen Cookies made with oatmeal and rice flour are gluten-free and have a crispy rustic texture. It doesn’t use butter or eggs, so it’s perfect as a snack for those on a diet. This time, I filled the cookies with rhubarb jam, which is in season. Rhubarb is a familiar vegetable in Europe and the United States, but recently it has become common in Japanese greengrocers. At first glance, it looks like celery, but it cannot be eaten raw. It is used to make sweets such as jams and pies. In addition to fibre, rhubarb contains a lot of potassium and is rich in polyphenols. You can mix rhubarb jam with…

  • China,  Mushrooms,  Recipes,  Spring,  Vegetarian

    Fried with lion’s mane mushroom

    emointhekitchen Lion’s mane mushrooms (Hericium erinaceus) are a type of edible fungi that are native to China. They have a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and they are becoming increasingly popular in the West as a culinary ingredient. Lion’s mane mushrooms have a distinctive appearance, with long, shaggy white “hair” that resembles a lion’s mane. They have a mild, earthy flavour and a firm, meaty texture. When cooked, they can be used in a variety of dishes, from soups and stews to stir-fries and even pasta. If you’re looking for a unique ingredient to add to your next meal, try lion’s mane mushrooms. You’ll be sure to…

  • Recipes,  Spring,  Starters and Snacks,  Vegetarian

    Sephardic Spinach Pie

    emointhekitchen Sephardic Jews Sephardic Jews are a group of Jews who have their origins in the Iberian Peninsula. They are also sometimes called Spanish and Portuguese Jews. Sephardic Jews have a long and rich history, and they have made significant contributions to Jewish culture and tradition. Sephardic Jews have a unique way of celebrating holidays and lifecycle events. Their customs are a blend of Jewish, Spanish, and Portuguese traditions. One of the most well-known Sephardic Jewish traditions is the Passover Seder. The Sephardic Passover Seder is often quite different from the Ashkenazi Passover Seder. Sephardic Jews are known for their delicious food. Susan Barocas is an award-winning writer, chef, cooking…