teczcape - an escape to food

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Country:United States
State/Province:California
Location:sunnyvale

food. cuisine. recipes. cooking.



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Many times, I find store-bought baked goods overly sweet for my taste buds (also because I don't have a sweet tooth). Typically, muffins and cookies from big-box stores are laden with processed ingredients we all want to avoid e.g. sugar, corn s...

It was a dark rainy day and that called for a bowl of warm congee/ rice porridge, soupy comfort yet able to fill us up.This bowl of congee/ rice porridge is flavorful with salmon, complemented by soft-tender mountain yam and crisp-tender celery. It i...

There is not much story behind the whys and whats of this Braised Soy-Sauce Eggs and Tofu vegetarian dish. Call it a sudden urge.Whenever we hear of braised duck or braised pork (usually pork trotters), it sounds like a whole day of work that se...

Not forgetting that the last months of the year is sweet potato season, today we have some leftover chickpea and sweet potato pureed soup made the day before, reheated the next day and served with boiled/steamed chicken dumplings*,  making this...

Forget about slicing through those hard-shelled pumpkins, have Delicata Squash on-board and breeze through pumpkin season. As it is a relatively smaller squash, you do not have to think hard about storing unused portions. Buy it fresh, use it up...

Even the simplest sauté of crimini mushrooms tossed with pesto e.g Basil Walnut Pesto (vegetarians, this one's for you), tastes as delicious as Pesto Chicken and Pesto Salmon.Do you feel what I feel? (oh, that Christmas song "Do you h...

Without Chinese fermented black beans, this Braised Yellow Croaker Fish with Bittermelon can still be perfected in its own way and enjoyed at its best. Besides complementing well with chicken (Braised Chicken with Bittermelon), bittermelon also goes...