ngọt: gingery sweet beans dessert recipe / chè đậu gừng

Hopefully I did not lose you at beans for dessert. Stick with me on this.Bean desserts are common in Vietnamese cuisine (che đậu). Lots of variety and add-ins (pandan, coconut, tapioca pearls). They likely started with digestive benefit in mind, which for this recipe is hypothetically applied given the ginger (gừng). You should just eat […]

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Pressure Cooker Recipes

I am really loving my All American Pressure cooker (thank you hubs for the awesome Christmas gift!). Quite a few people have asked for recipes that I enjoy in the pressure cooker and I am falling behind in posting about them and don’t want the blog to be too overrun with food. Here is a […]

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Cuban-Style Black Beans: Moros y Christians right out the pressure cooker

Frijoles Negros! I am really enjoying making beans in the pressure cooker. The key is remembering to soak them the night before but the texture is great and you can’t beat the speed. Again, sorry to sound repetitive but seriously love the Great Big Pressure Cooker Book, my recipe is based on the Cuban Bean […]

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Black Bean Ole! Soup – Es Muy Rapido

This recipe truly is speedy but also simple, flexible and tasty. on’t be turned off by all the canned items in the ingredient list. This just makes it pantry friendly, but I frequently use fresh ingredients.

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Roasted Bell Pepper Salad with Anchovy White Beans

A burst of flavor for the eyes and taste buds! Embrace the anchovy and witness the wondrous transformation. This simple salad is actually quite hearty, great way to use up veggies (limitless additions) and definitely healthy with olive oil, beans and brightly colored greens. Serve up alone or alongside grilled chicken or shrimp skewers. I […]

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