Vegetables in Coconut Milk and Shrimp Paste

This is a very basic Filipino recipe. I fell in love with coconut milk stews sometime in high school, and I’m still in love. I remember calling my mom a couple of weeks after I got married and asked her how to prepare this, since I had found some lovely hyacinth...

Basque-Style Green Beans for the Feast of St. Bernadette

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped red peppers 1 1/2 lbs. green beans, trimmed sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup chopped Basque/Bayonne Ham, or Jamon Iberico or Serrano, or...

The Mighty Broccoli

We’re about halfway through Lent and I thought it would be a great time to feature some meatless recipes here. I probably should dedicate this post to my youngest brother who hates broccoli >:) . Broccoli’s one of my favorite vegetables though, and...

Our Favorite Edamame

While edamame, simply boiled and salted, has its place in our diet — a quick snack at teatime, or finger food at lunch — this is our favorite, full-flavored, finger-licking-good version. And it’s almost as quick! Bring pot of water to a boil. Drop in...