Homemade beef noodle soup

Homemade beef noodle soup

Homemade beef noodle soup Chinese beef noodle soup is one of my favorite Chinese dishes. The rich, steaming beef broth, tender pieces of meat, and soft noodles make a hearty and comforting meal. I’ve had several bad beef noodle soups lately, so I’ve been determined to make my own. I made a big batch yesterday […]

Rakiraki

Rakiraki

Rakiraki We recently revisited Rakiraki. The menu has expanded quite dramatically since it first opened about a year and a half ago. On this latest visit, we noticed that they also redid their actual physical menu. It’s no longer pages haphazardly stapled together to include all the new editions. Instead, the menu is now in […]

Lion’s Head Meatball Soup

Lion’s Head Meatball Soup

Lion’s Head Meatball Soup Lion’s Head Meatball is a Shanghai dish, and one of my favorites.  It’s normally served like a casserole dish.  Giant, oversized pork meatballs are served on a bed of cooked napa cabbage.  The ruffled cabbage leaves surrounding the meatballs supposedly resembles a lion’s head and its mane, which is where the […]

Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread A while back I made banana bread using a recipe that got rave reviews, and I didn’t like it at all.  It was very, very dense, with not much flavor other than banana.  Since then, I haven’t made banana nut bread in a while.  Fast forward to this past weekend, with a […]

Thai Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea Mr. K and I both love Thai Iced Tea and it’s something Mr. K almost always orders when we are at a Thai restaurant. I’ve always known that it’s pretty easy to make, but for some reason I never bothered to try until now. Recently, I came across quite a few Thai […]