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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It is the first day of Summer, and so extremely hot!This appetizer or dessert (whatever you think it should be, or want it to be) Watermelon Feta-Cheese Pizza is the perfect summer thirst-quencher and palate-refresher.I absolutely love the idea of us...

Just before we jump onto the "summer-means-salad" bandwagon (yes, I will be sharing more wholesome salad-as-a-meal in summer, stay tuned!), I thought I should take a step back and do a little introduction on salad dressing. A salad dressing can make...

Excluding sesame oil, the only Asian cooking sauce stocked in my pantry is soy sauce. In Asia, most vegetables stir-fries call for oyster sauce but without that, I have to create some kind of "sauce" base when making vegetables stir-fries (...

Purple/red cabbage contains more iron and antioxidants than standard white cabbage. The last time I had purple cabbage was in cooked form e.g. Purple Cabbage Udon Noodles Soup, Purple Cabbage Soup. Today I am going to prepare a summer-ready raw salad...

Stuck with leftover corn tortilla from making chickpea tacos? Give it a new twist. Use tortilla as the wheat flour-batter base to make egg pancake (蛋饼 Dan Bing) or scallion pancake (葱油饼).These pancakes are like super-thin sandwiches, a...

Usually, either snow peas or snap peas (what is their difference ?) get its own feature and attention in one single dish. But I have both types of peas, in small (odd) quantities that, if left in a world of their own, make a lesser-than-one-serving v...

This is my first time trying Japanese-style roasted leeks but certainly not my last.  I have not tried this appetizer/side-dish before in any Japanese eateries/restaurants. That said, I don't often eat at Japanese restaurants in the first place.