garlic-brandy-prawns

Garlic-Brandy Prawns

This is my favorite way to eat prawns! It only takes 15 minutes to make and the brandy adds unexpected sweetness and depth of flavor. By the way, prawn and shrimp are one and the same. Mom taught me how to make this. Prawns vs. Shrimp: Its the same thing. No difference. I just like calling big shrimp “prawns” – just a fancier word for $4 more a pound…

asian-salmon-burgers

Asian Salmon Burgers

To celebrate my husband’s 23rd birthday :-) we had a small, informal dinner party with close friends. I let him choose the menu, and I couldn’t help myself….I had to add 3 other dishes…one of them Asian Salmon …

Yu-Choy

Chinese Greens (Yu Choy) Stir Fry

Yu Choy looks a lot like the Chinese Broccoli (Gai Lan), except that the Yu Choy stalks are skinnier and the flowers are yellow (Gai Lan has white flowers). This vegetable is tender, the taste of the leaves are very much like spinach leaves, even though it is part of the mustard family. Fresh Yu-Choy has small tight yellow flowers, bright green leaves and stems, and if you …