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Eggplant Szechuan Style

When my Dad came to visit, he cooked this delicious side dish of Asian eggplant stir-fried with ginger, garlic, and the necessary Szechuan ingredient — hot bean paste.  Compared to American eggplants, Chinese eggplants are long and slender with thinner skins and a more delicate flavor.  You should be able to find in your local … Continue reading

Sushi Azabu, NYC

Sushi Azabu Chef: Mikio Yoshida Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi Neighborhood: Tribeca Price: $65 per person Azabu course (cheaper options available as well as an à la carte menu) Phone: (212) 274-0428 Address: 428 Greenwich Street, NY, NY 10013 Sushi Azabu has been on my to-try list for a while. Not only is it another neighborhood Tribeca restaurant, … Continue reading

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai curry is an incredibly simple dish to make, assuming you use pre-made curry paste from the store rather than making your own.  Even making your own curry paste is not so difficult, but the multitude of hard-to-find herbs and spices you need to grind up for just a teensy portion was enough inclination for … Continue reading