Egg Fu Yung
Egg Foo Yung
Chinese Pancakes with Cabbage & Brown Rice
Whatever you call them, these are good, easy and work perfectly for a meatless dinner – if you are so inclined.
If not add some quickly stir-fried chicken strips or, do as we did:
Red Sauced Shrimp.
If you cook the rice with water …
We love eggs….
But I can’t be bothered to make them for breakfast.
Sometimes we have breakfast for dinner but more often I make eggs for starters.
One can be a bit more creative with eggs in the evening.
This is a variation on a Basque dish of peppers and tomatoes. It’s a simple dish, with just a few ingredients …
The ‘Tortilla’, more properly known as ‘Tortilla Espagnole’, made with potatoes, may be the most famous and most popular tortilla in Spain, but it’s not the only one.
They are also often made with pimiento (red pepper), calabacín (zucchini) and espárragos (asparagus).
We had this one as a first course… In Spain it would be cut into small pieces and …
Some food fun followed by a wee rant…..
Like many people, after the holidays I try to lighten the caloric intake for a few weeks.
Also, like many people, I am not overly thrilled with the idea.
So, I have tried to keep the flavors but lose (some of) the calories.
I made Spinach Ricotta Rolls using an ‘omelet’ instead …
This is based on a photo I saw on Google+ a few weeks ago.
It was in Italian, but I was able to figure out the ingredients…. sort of.
I had to try it, though – it looked so good.
My apologies to the Italian food blogger that posted it – if you recognize your recipe, please let me know …
Yesterday was retro comfort food.
Today is current (chez nous) comfort food.
My mother was a great believer in poached eggs when one was not feeling 100%.
This was last night’s dinner.
Spring Risotto with Poached Egg
Total time: 30 minutes
2/3 cup Arborio rice (or other rice specifically for risotto – Carnaroli or Vialone Nano) 1/2
I just love these cute little individual casserole dishes.
Obviously, so do the French as they are everywhere, along with little cookbooks with recipes for the ‘cocottes’.
Frittata de Légumes
Total time: 45 minutes
1 carrot, finely chopped
1/2 cup butternut squash, finely chopped
1/2 green pepper, finely chopped
2 shallots, finely chopped
2 tbs parsley, chopped 4
This morning the puppies woke me just as the sun came up, as usual
They barked while I brushed my teeth and threw on my puppy clothes, as usual.
Once downstairs, amidst puppies spinning and jumping in circles with joyous excitement, I noticed Bonnie had, once again, eaten more of her favorite rag toy and thrown it up on her bed. …