Dragon Rolls

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Dragon Rolls at new Asian Cuisine sheet nori, halved 2 cups (10 oz/300 g) sushi rice ½ English (hothouse) cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded, then cut into strips ¼ inch (6 mm) thick ½ fillet barbecued eel, cut into strips 1 avocado, halved, pitted and peeled 4 teaspoons umeboshi (pickled plum) puree Japanese soy sauce, for serving

Fun Finds on the Web

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Some fun finds on the web…. This lady cracks me up: She runs a blog called Titli’s Busy Kitchen – and is the only cook I’ve ever seen with an unusual technique in baklava making….dancing. (via Chow) *** If you haven’t yet seen my lusty obsession over these Pale Ale Pretzel Caramels by Heather of  Sprinkle Bakes, I’ve got her …

Pig!

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Found on the blogs – a photo that has just made my jaw drop. Filipino comfort food: crispy roasted red pig – skin so crisp it looks like sugar-candy. Head over to Jun Blog for the post (and where you can find this dish in San Francisco area). Plus check out this post on Lechon on La Loma.

Ale Pretzel Soft Caramels

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Salty pretzel + sweet soft caramel + beer. The beer is reduced on stovetop until becomes thick and syrupy – and that’s used in place of vanilla extract to flavor the caramel. Oh, I’m so there. Recipe over at Sprinkle Bakes blog.

Atlanta Food Blog Forum

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Hey Atlanta! Can you believe I’ve never ventured outside of the ATL airport?! Well, it’s about time I explore one of the most popular food destinations and home of some of my favorite food bloggers. With the help of Gwen Patesi of Bunkycooks and my bloggin’ buddies Diane Cu and Todd Porter of White on Rice Couple, we’re hosting a …

Bicycle Shopping Cart

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There’s no need to lock up your bicycle when you go to the grocery store! This baby transforms into a shopping cart! Genius! More details at PSFK Conference.

15 Minute Udon Miso Noodle Soup

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Fast food Japanese style! Start to finish, this healthy and light Japanese Udon Miso Noodle Soup takes less than 15 minutes. Udon noodles are white, fat ‘n slighty chewy, wheat-based noodles from Japan. You can find them in the refrigerated section of your Asian grocery store and many regular grocery stores. They also come in dried noodle form too, but …

Baja Coleslaw

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Baja Coleslaw of SteamyKitchen-TLC     1/2 small head cabbage, washed and finely shredded (about 4 cups) 2 small carrots, peeled and shredded 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1 small sweet bell pepper, diced 1/4″ 3/4 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins or Sun-Maid Golden Raisins, divided 1/2 cup cubed fresh or frozen, thawed mango 1/2 cup cubed fresh or frozen, thawed …

Fill ‘em Up!

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