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How to Make Almond Paste. Almond paste is an absolutely ubiquitous, don’t-you-dare-not-have-it pantry staple in our house around Christmas time.

How to Make Almond Paste

Between the Dutch, Swedish, and German heritages that make up our family, almond paste shows up in a whoooooole lot of traditional Christmas recipes. The problem is – and yes, you’ve heard this before – it uses refined sugar. A lot of it. So, what to do when you’re planning on giving in to the aforementioned love of almond paste and eating copious amounts of it? You find a method that allows you to use a sugar that still has at least some of its minerals intact. Yes, you’re still eating sugar, and yes, that definitely means some modicum of moderation should be called for, but you will be reducing the absolute havoc that is wreaked upon a body by ingesting highly refined sugar.

But all preaching aside, this method of making almond paste is simple and stunning. Rice & Coconut Custard. These are the sticky slice that i highlighted in between my long list dessert to tryout, today I happened to blog after I convinced my self, simply adjusted how to make it without ahead *overnight soaking the sticky rice.

Rice & Coconut Custard

My nerves was shaking thinking of either it failed- disappointed or successful-be proud and win! Ketan Srikaya is an Indonesian traditional snack or dessert, a savory steamed soft glutinous rice coated with silky coconuty custard. The combination of the flavors, sweet-savory, sticky-gooey slice is definitely an addictive. Figs and Pigs: Pork Dim Sum. Dim sum roughly translated means "touch the heart" if you translate each character separately but the two characters together basically means "small snack" I much prefer the former.

Figs and Pigs: Pork Dim Sum

By the way I googled this I don't have any knowledge of Cantonese or Mandarin. The phrase dim sum or yum cha is also referred to as "drinking tea" because tea is always traditionally served with dim sum. So because tomorrow is the Chinese new year, the year of the sheep/goat, I thought I would celebrate it by attempting the challenge of making dim sum. How to Cook an Amazingly Moist Turkey - Simply Rebekah. Sweet and sour chicken recipe. Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken. No need to order take-out anymore – this homemade version is so much healthier and a million times tastier!

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

I am a complete sucker for sweet and sour chicken when it comes to take-out. But it’s been hard to find a place that has it down perfectly – crisp on the outside yet completely juicy and flavorful with a sweet and sour punch. Thankfully, I found a homemade version from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe that has it down to a tee. Asian Sticky Wings. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.

Asian Sticky Wings

All opinions are mine alone. #ad #BigHero6MovieNight #CollectiveBias These Asian Sticky Wings are full of flavor with a baked crispy outer skin that makes for the perfect appetizer for Big Hero 6 movie night, party or game day get together. Delicious Pindasaus recipe - a Dutch peanut sauce. Pindasaus can be bought in a jar or prepared mix in supermarkets but it is incomparable in taste to homemade.

Delicious Pindasaus recipe - a Dutch peanut sauce

Believe me, I’ve tasted homemade many times and it is far more delicious than those prepared from mixes. So, here are the needed ingredients and how it is prepared: 1 tbsp or 15 mL butter1 clove chopped garlic½ tsp or 2.5 mL ground lemon grass½ tsp or 2.5 mL ground chili pepper½ tsp or 2.5 mL ground coriander½ tsp or 2.5 mL brown sugar½ tsp or 2.5 mL freshly squeezed lemon juice350 g peanut butter¼ - ½ cup or 60 – 125 mL sweet soy sauce, to taste1 cup or 250 mL water Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. Chicken Yakisoba. Let me first say that I’m sure this is not authentic chicken yakisoba.

Chicken Yakisoba

I’ve never eaten chicken yakisoba on the streets of Japan, but I have seen Mark Bittman make this yakisoba on his show, The Minimalist, and I knew I had to make some. It looked easy, it had tons of vegetables, and the sauce looked like an interesting combination of salty, sweet, tangy, and spicy. I’ve grown tired of my usual teriyaki sauce that I use on most of Asian dishes, so this was a nice deviation. The sauce contains worcestershire and ketchup, which creates a really unique flavor. I used a whole tablespoon of sriracha in my sauce, but as you may know by now, I like things spicy.

Satay Gai (Chicken Satay) - Thai food Recipes. Recipe from: “Colonel I.

Satay Gai (Chicken Satay) - Thai food Recipes

F. K. Philpott” Servings: 6. Easy Thai Peanut Sauce: How to Make My Mom's Thai Satay Sauce. My mother, in whose memory this site was created, was a cookbook addict.

Easy Thai Peanut Sauce: How to Make My Mom's Thai Satay Sauce

Her philosophy in life was based upon a statement attributed to Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536): When I get a little money I buy books, and if any is left I buy food and clothes. Replace “books” with “cookbooks” and you’ll get my mother. Over the years, she had passed on several of her cookbooks to me for fear that years of living in the United States would result in me abandoning the cuisine of my original country or, worse, becoming so culinarily syncretic that I can’t tell how a dish is supposed to taste. The Best Vegetable Curry Ever. - Layers of Happiness. Vegetarian cooking in India is healthy, delicious, easy and so flavorful!

The Best Vegetable Curry Ever. - Layers of Happiness

If you eat Indian food you know just how delicious their vegetarian dishes are! If you haven’t ventured into Indian or maybe just haven’t made Indian food for yourself at home, this is the perfect dish to start with. Better than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice. Sweet & Spicy Baked Chicken Drumsticks. 20 chicken drumsticks 1/3 cup flour (any variety for GF) 3 Tb. corn starch 1 Tb. salt 3 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 Tb. fresh grated ginger 3 large cloves garlic, minced 1/4-1/2 cup sriracha chili sauce 1) Preheatoven to 450.

Line two baking sheets with foil, spray with non-stick cooking spray. 2) Mix together flour, corn starch, and salt in a bowl. With a paper towel, dry each drumstick and roll them in the flour mixture for a quick dusting. Then lay them out on the baking sheets, evenly spaced. 3) Bake the drumsticks for 30 minutes, flipping once. 4) Pour the pineapple juice and all remaining ingredients in a sauce pot. Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe. Salty, Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Asian Chicken. Salty soy sauce, sweet brown sugar and spicy garlic chili paste combine to make one of the easiest Asian inspired marinades you can imagine.

Thai Pork and Veggie Meatballs - Fake Ginger. Meatballs are one of the few things all 3 of my kids will eat without complaint. 30-Minute Sriracha Chicken and Broccoli Lo Mein. Spicy, saucy, and full of flavor – this Sriracha Chicken and Broccoli Lo Mein is a million times tastier than any take-out you’ve ever had! One Pot Spicy Thai Noodles. Vegetable Lo Mein. Not Your Takeout Place's General Tso's Chicken. General Tso.