Coconut Shrimp Curry

Well, I think maybe the third time is the charm here. I wasn’t pleased with the first two times (it was good), but it turned out better this time. It’s kinda thai flare, though it’s my own and does not necessarily follow exact thai cuisine. So here’s the scoop:

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Fresh Juice

So, for lunch I decided to make some nice fresh fruit and veggie juice. I’ve been sick, and figured it would be good for me. Tasted good as well.

I used carrots (a good base for juice), apples, celery, garlic, and fennel root.

juice-fixings

My finished glass of juice (that’s watercress on top):
finished-juice

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Vegetarian For A Week

So, I’ve decided to go vegetarian for a week. I’ve been catching a lot of colds/flu and decided to work on my health a bit. I just visited my local open-air market and picked out some nice fresh fruits and veggies.

veggies

I love fresh veggies and fruits anyway, but decided to take it up a step and cut out...

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Travel Food

IMG_6309I never thought I’d say this, but the food on the train from Budapest to Prague was outstanding! Once I discovered the dinning car, I and my friends ate and drink for 3 hours for a total of €37 all together. The borscht was amazing. €1.5 litre beers. Salad was amazing as well.

While in Budapes...

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Sushi

sushi-1I love good sushi. But I’m all about the experience as well. The quality. I guess I’m spoiled when it comes to my sushi after having fresh sushi so close in Knoxville, TN and then in Los Angeles. I’m currently living in Aix-en-Provence, and as of yet, I’ve not found a really good sushi place...

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Split Pea Soup

When I was a kid, I absolutely detested split pea soup. The thought of it made my stomach turn. But, once I discovered it could be cooked properly and be good, I started liking it. As such, I decided to make some for tonight.

What you will need/Shopping List:

  1. Dried plit peas
  2. Salt
  3. Parsley (fresh pr...
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Eggs for Brunch

eggs
eggs

Eggs with Salsa

Today, I slept in (which does not happen a lot) so I decided to have a light brunch of eggs. One of my favorite ways to fix eggs is scrambled with salsa.

It’s really pretty simply. I crack three eggs into a bowl...

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Pancakes for Brunch

Maple Syrup and butter on Pancakes
Maple Syrup and butter on Pancakes

Maple Syrup and butter on pancakes

This semester I do not have class on Mondays, so I’ve decided to have brunch at my house when I’m in-town. This past week, I made hash-browns, pancakes, and scrambled eggs. There are two ways I like to make pancakes. One is just good old pancakes...

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Duck with Couscous

Duck with arugula and coucous

Duck with arugula and coucous

Marinating mixture for the duck.

Marinating mixture for the duck.

I’ve decided to start experimenting with preparing duck. Duck is actually very popular as a meat in France. Definitely more popular than chicken in some areas. I went to one of my local grocery stores here in Aix, and picked up some duck breast slices...

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Let’s Have Tea!

tea from around the world
tea from around the world

Time for tea! Tea, thé, te, té – no matter the language or the culture it comes from, tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world.

Some dry tea for brewingTea, thé, te, té – no matter the language or the culture it comes from, tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world...

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