Quick and Easy Cucumber Pickle

Ingredients: ½ cup white vinegar 2 teaspoons of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt ½ teaspoon of coriander seeds ½ teaspoon of caraway seeds ¼ teaspoon of red pepper flakes 1 garlic smashed 1 English cucumber (or any cucumber) thinly sliced Step 1: Mix all the ingredients except for the cucumber, in a small saucepan at medium heat.  Cook until the sugar is dissolved. Step 2: … Continue reading Quick and Easy Cucumber Pickle

Baked Crispy Eggplant

This weekend I cooked my baked crispy eggplant and again it was a hit with the family. It all started when my youngest one said “I don’s like eggplants” and to which I replied “Yes, you do!”, and yes, after eating this baked crispy eggplant he couldn’t deny that they were delicious. You can eat them with a yogurt dipping sauce or with a good … Continue reading Baked Crispy Eggplant

De-constructed Dinner: an easy, quick, simple, and delicious solution to an un planned dinner

Sometimes, even when you have a weekly meal planner, dinner improvisation happens…  for example, last weekend my husband’s best friend came for the weekend to be with him for my husband’s birthday and after a full weekend of soccer games, late-night talks and dinners out, I found myself on Sunday afternoon without a meal plan and with no time to go to the supermarket, so … Continue reading De-constructed Dinner: an easy, quick, simple, and delicious solution to an un planned dinner

Easy and Delicious Fried Rice Recipe

Cooking Fried Rice has been a staple in my home for quite some time.  The main ingredients (as per the recipe below) always remain the same, however, sometimes I add Kimchi (my husband is Korean) when we have it in the house.  We usually keep it meatless but you can definitely add cubed ham or spam if you prefer it with meat. Below is the … Continue reading Easy and Delicious Fried Rice Recipe