Asian

Gyoza with dipping sauces

You do not have to makes these from scratch because there are so many good ones in the freezer section of grocery stores. I use frozen Gyoza from a local...

Chinese Hot Pot (Da Bin Low)

Any type of fondue, savory or sweet, is such a fun dish to serve.  Over 10 years ago, I received two beautiful copper fondue pots and was eager to use...

place setting, Zen style

You can create an interesting table with a bit of thought, some creativity and not too much time.  Here I set a table for a...

vietnamese chicken salad

Now this is a really good salad with its crunchy, salty, sweet and tart melange of flavors. The first time I made it was in a class with a cookbook...

bold broccolini with garlic and ginger

The broccoli can be boiled the day before and stored in the refrigerator.  Remove from the refrigerator a least an hour before and then prepare with the sesame oil, garlic...

coconut rice

The coconut milk in this recipe adds just a hint of sweetness- not too overwhelming but nicely perfumed. This recipe adds just a light hint of coconut to the taste....

honey soy roasted salmon

I don’t remember when I first started making this dish and it has been changed and adapted over the years. Salmon is such a hearty,...