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August 2012

Tom Ka is a Thai soup with coconut milk, red curry, lemon grass and is one of my most favorite soups. If you buy it at a Thai restaurant, it is usually served with white rice. What I usually do though is substitute white rice for quinoa, because, let’s be frank, plain white rice tastes […] Read More

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Small amounts of beets go great with green salads.    In fact, seems like almost all fine dining restaurants these days have a green salad with beets on the menu. This salad combines different flavors which play off one another: tart and sweet, earthy and peppery, fresh and cooked. Spinach and beet salad with goat cheese, […] Read More

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Thai red curry sauce with chicken, quinoa

Thai Red Curry Sauce with chicken, quinoa

Today I made a Thai red curry sauce, with chicken and quinoa on the side.  I usually use quinoa as a substitute for white rice. …. and I have about 10 pounds of quinoa in my pantry, as my husband could not pass up a chance to buy it in bulk at a much cheaper […] Read More

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