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  • China,  Recipes,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Golden Steamed Buns (Jin Yuanbao Baozi – 金元宝馒头)

    emointhekitchen I had a constant headache all day accompanied by a persistent fever. I tried to ease the pain with some home remedies like putting a cold compress on my forehead and drinking herbal tea. However, despite my best efforts, the discomfort seems to be subsiding. Feeling drained and exhausted, I decided to call it a day and go to bed early, hoping a good night’s rest would help me recover. Coincidentally, tomorrow marks the vibrant and joyous occasion of the Chinese New Year. Are you almost ready for New Year’s Eve dinner? Today I’m going to share a golden steamed bun, also known as Jin Yuanbao Baozi, which is…

  • Curry,  Recipes,  Thai,  Vegetarian

    Thai Green Curry

    emointhekitchen So what exactly is Thai Green Curry? Well, it’s a spicy, aromatic curry made from a paste packed with fresh herbs like coriander, green chillies, lemongrass, and other tasty ingredients. The components of Thai Green Curry do not have a fixed recipe. The curry is not necessarily sweeter than other Thai curries, but although the spiciness varies, it tends to be more spicy than the milder red curry. Green curry developed during the reign of King Rama VI.or Rama VII., 1908-1926. And don’t even get me started on how versatile this dish is. You can customize it to your liking. The options are endless and each variation will leave…

  • Recipes,  Soups,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Quinoa soup

    emointhekitchen Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa; Merlík čilský) is a versatile grain that can be a great addition to your soup recipes, providing a healthy and filling alternative to traditional grains like rice or pasta. In this recipe, I’ll show how to make a delicious quinoa soup with potatoes that are packed with nutrients and flavour. You will need: 1 cup quinoa carrots tofu one large potatoes one large onion 3 garlic salt and pepper vegetable broth Baby spinach Procedure: In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat and add the diced onion and garlic. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent and fragrant. Then, add the diced carrot and…

  • 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…

  • Curry,  India,  Recipes,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Bati chorchori

    emointhekitchen Today, we’re going to share with you a delightful Bengali recipe called Bati chorchori, which is a mouthwatering broccoli and potato curry. Get ready to be transported to the vibrant streets of Kolkata with this sensational dish! You will need: broccoli medium-sized potato cinnamon turmeric ginger onions garlic mustard seeds garam masala red chilli powder coriander powder chilli cumin sugar salt cilantro or parsley roasted salted cashews Procedure: Heat your cooking pot and add some oil. Once it’s hot, toss in the cumin, cinnamon and mustard seeds and let them sizzle and pop, releasing their aromatic flavours. Next, add the diced onions, chillies, ginger, and garlic. Saute them until…

  • Armenia,  Recipes,  Salads,  Vegetarian

    Tomatoes stuffed with cheese

    emointhekitchen Armenia never disappoints when it comes to its delicious cuisine. Whether you are a foodie or just someone who likes good food, the flavours and dishes of Armenia are sure to leave you satisfied. One dish you definitely have to try is stuffed tomatoes. I filled these juicy tomatoes with a spicy mixture and fresh curd that creates flavours with every bite. You will need: 2 tomatoes fresh cottage cheese cheddar cheese cucumber basil Procedure: Remove the tomato stems and wash them thoroughly. Then use a sharp knife to cut the top of the tomatoes (try to make a zigzag shape). Scoop out the inside of the tomatoes with…

  • China,  Mushrooms,  Recipes,  Russia,  Vegetarian

    Stroganoff

    emointhekitchen Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish that has gained popularity around the world. Traditionally made with beef, onions or shallots, garlic, mushrooms, wine and sour cream, this dish is rich, creamy and full of flavour. I made this vegetarian version. History They named the dish after one member of the influential Stroganoff family. Beginning in the second half of the 15th century, the Stroganoff family has been part of the country’s business, administrative and military elite. A legend attributes its invention to French chefs working for the family, but several refined versions of older Russian dishes. Elena Molokhovets’s (1831 – 1918)classic Russian cookbook A Gift to Young Housewives gives…

  • Recipes,  Vegetarian

    Tahini cauliflower

    emointhekitchen Our cauliflower roasted with potatoes, raisins, cashews, and tahini sauce is a delightful fusion of flavours and textures that will bring joy to your kitchen and your plate. You will need: cauliflower potatoes garlic powder raisins cashews Tahini Sauce tahini water salt pepper garlic powder sweet chilli sauce parsley Procedure: Preheat your oven to the roasting temperature – 205 °C. Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized florets and chop the potatoes into small chunks. Spread them out on a baking sheet and give them a nice drizzle of olive oil and garlic powder. Sprinkle on some salt and pepper for that extra kick. Toss them around until they’re evenly coated…

  • Autumn,  Curry,  Recipes,  Thai,  Vegetarian

    Thai Curry with Sesame & Vegetables

    emointhekitchen Get ready for a taste explosion with this delicious Thai curry recipe! The combination of vibrant flavours and nutritious vegetables will leave you feeling satisfied and uplifted. Don’t worry if you’re not an experienced cook – this recipe is easy to follow and will have you creating your own culinary masterpiece in no time. You will need: tofu firm soy sauce cinnamon turmeric cumin coriander powder sweet paprika 2 garlic 1 onion 1 red chilli ginger 1 carrot 500 ml vegetable broth sesame seeds 400 ml coconut milk zucchini broccoli salt cilantro 1 lime Preparation: Marinate Cut the tofu into cubes.  Combine the soy sauce, sweet paprika, cinnamon, turmeric,…

  • Autumn,  China,  Japan,  Recipes,  Sweet Stuff,  Treasures of Chinese Dietetics,  Vegetarian

    Sweet potato & Kuchinashi (Gardenia) fruit

    emointhekitchen October is the season for harvesting sweet potatoes. Not only are they more affordable, but when the weather gets colder, I find myself craving these foods more and more. The sweet taste is irresistibly delicious. It’s easy to make, so please try it. Next up Kuchinashi (Gardenia) fruit grows wild throughout Japan. They harvest fruits from October to December.  Since ancient times, people have used this fruit not only as a dye and to colour food but also for its effectiveness as an herbal medicine. When used in Chinese medicine, it is called Shān zhī zi (山梔子). Gardenia fruit is characterized by not cracking even when ripe, and there…