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Grilled Miso Eggplant

AKA  Nasu Dengaku in Japanese… This is one of those great, no-brainer, side dishes that is so “derishus”, you’ll ask why you didn’t try it earlier and serve it to your buddies as a nice little scene-stealer.  It’s perfect for this hot, humid weather when you don’t feel like standing over a hot stove, or can’t…

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Green Tea Loaf with Lemon Cream

  It is a fact of my life that if it is raining outside, I will invariably be baking. It is the perfect rainy day activity for me and the kid. Soothing and comforting in all measures.  A while ago I went over to the bakery in Mui Wo, which sells the most amazing bread,…

Chicken pot rice

Chicken & Chestnut Pot Rice

This absolutely should not be confused with that Cantonese classic, Chicken Claypot Rice, which I adore but have yet to master. The one and only time I made Claypot Rice, the pot split after I cooked it and sadly most of it was thrown away. As soon as I lay my greedy mitts on a…