Category A-Z Blogging Challenge 2014

Z is for Zuppa Toscana My husband is of Italian descent and one of the restaurants that Mark and my girls enjoy is Olive Garden.  We go round and round in my family about the merits of chain restaurants vs mom and pop individually owned eateries. Mark and the girls enjoy the chain eateries because there is usually something Read more [...]Read More

Yong Tau Foo Quick Facts: Chinese soup dish popular in Malaysia and Singapore Means stuffed bean curd-because it is tofu stuffed with meat or fish Can include vegetables such as bitter gourd which is stuffed with fish Other precooked items such as fish balls, crab sticks and cuttlefish are also included Read more [...]Read More


xiaolongbao1[1] Quick facts: is a type of Chinese steamed bun which originated from Shanghai literal translation is  "little-basket buns" because  it is traditionally steamed in small bamboo baskets usually steamed or boiled usually filled with pork or minced crabmeat commonly served at dim sum Apparently Read more [...]Read More


img_2205[1] Quick Facts: A wonton is a type of Chinese dumpling. The traditional filling is pork but now, you can find an almost infinite variety of stuffing. Wontons are usually either steamed, boiled or deep fried. I have been trying to give backstories or personal anecdotes about the foods I've written Read more [...]Read More

Vindaloo Quick facts: Vindaloo is an Indian curry dish which is popular in Goa, India. It is a derivative of  vinh d'alho, a stew brought to the region by Portuguese colonists. Usually associated with being a fiery and spicy dish There are many recipes for Vindaloo but I am going to link Madhur Read more [...]Read More