Category Archives: Asian

Rice Salad With Mandarin Oranges

Rice Salad from What We Eat– What We Eat isn’t primarily a cookbook.  There are only about half a dozen recipes.  Mostly it is a picture book about nutrition, foods from around the world, where food comes from, how it grows, and how different cultures eat.  It’s a good library book, I am not sure […]

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Asian Sesame Dressing

Dressing Ingredients:1/4 cup Bragg’s Liquid Amino Acids1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar1/4 cup Walnut oil, or other oil2 T sesame seed oil1/2 teaspoon minced ginger1/2 teaspoon freshly ground anise seed1/2 teaspoon onion powderdrop or two of plain, clear stevia, or a sprinkling of granulated stevia or a pinch of freshly ground leaf (optional) Shake all ingredients […]

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Asian Cabbage and Beef

Adapted from a recipe found here. INGREDIENTS:1 1/2 pound ground beefthyme, marjoram, oregano, pepper to taste (about a teaspoon each, except pepper, which should be 1/2 teaspoon)4 c. green cabbage, sliced2/3 c. bell peppers6 green onions, chopped8 large mushrooms, sliced1 tsp. fresh ginger, minced4 cloves garlic, mincedDash or two of tobascoBraggs liquid amino acids, 1 […]

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Savoury Walnut Chicken

Savory Walnut Chicken[Serves 4 to 6] 3 Tbsp vegetable oil (I would use coconut oil, fat reserved from other cooking, or walnut oil)1/2 cup walnut halvesOR any broken walnut pieces Heat a wok over high heat. Add oil. Immediately add walnuts. Stir and fry 1 to 2 minutes utnil light golden brown. Remove from Wok. […]

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Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup 4 cups chicken stockOR soybean stock Bring stock to a boil in a large saucepan. 2 green onions, julienned3 thin slices fresh ginger root, julienned2 Tbsp soy sauce1 cup fresh or frozen green peasOR green beans cut into pea-sized pieces, presteamed 3 to 5 minutes. Add ingredients to stock and mix well. […]

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Egg Rolls

This is a terrific cookbook. I picked my copy up at a yard sale or thrift shop a couple years ago, but I only this month really curled up with it and gave it a good read. It’s a treasure. The Thursday Night Feast and Good Plain Meals Cookbook by Sigrid M. Shepard is an […]

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Chinese Cabbage and Tofu

I know a lot of the health food blogs I read really object to tofu, unless it’s been fermented.  They say it’s not a traditional food and has all kinds of problems- it’s usually genetically modified, that kind of thing. I can’t make up my mind about it, partly because I just love it, and […]

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Ginger Sesame Slaw

Ginger-Sesame Slaw for Twelve8 cups thinly sliced bok choy (we put it through the grater of our food processor)4 cups carrot ribbons (use the vegetable peeler)1 or 2 shredded turnips, or if you prefer a milder flavor, jicama2 tablespoons diced pickled ginger OR 4 teastpoons grated fresh ginger Oriental Sesame salad dressing (we used a […]

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Freezer Crockpot Meal- Asian Style Stew

Asian Style Stew for 36 servings That’s three meals for 12, or four meals for 8, or 6 meals for 6, 8 meals for a family of four, or 18 meals for a couple.=) Broil (just long enough to brown on both sides) 8 pounds of cut up boneless meat- I think we had a combination […]

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Ginger Sesame Slaw

Ginger-Sesame Slaw for Twelve8 cups thinly sliced bok choy (I think Pip put it through the grater of our food processor)4 cups carrot ribbons (she used the vegetable peeler)1 or 2 shredded turnips (jicama would also be good. Daikon radish would be authentic, but alas, not one of our three grocer’s carries this).2 tablespoons diced […]

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