Friday, April 24, 2015

Pork Bun

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Idli made with Idli Mix

Pumpkin Mousse

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Russian River Rose Company

An afternoon with the Gradina Slavic Singers performing at the Russian River Rose Company. 
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Char Kway Tweo- Flat Rice Noodles Stir Fry with Shrimp


2 T cooking oil
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1/2  cup peeled shrimp
1 Tbsp  thick, or sweet soy sauce
2 Tbsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp sambal olek
a  handful of  garlic chives, cut into 2 -inch long
8 ounces fresh, flat rice noodles, separate the noodles into single layers
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cups  bean sprouts
hoisin sauce


Heat one tablespoon oil in a wok, add garlic and stir fry for 30 seconds. Add sambal olek and saute for about 4 to 5 minutes, till fragrant (add more oil if needed).

Add shrimp stir-fry for about 1 minute. Add noodles, soy sauces, sugar and stir fry to coat well with sauce for about 2 to  3 minutes on high heat.
Push noodles towards edge of wok, add a little oil in center, add beaten egg and 1/2 tsp soy sauce. After a minute or two,  lightly scramble the eggs into noodles. Stir fry for about 3 to 4 minutes constantly stirring.
Toss in the bean sprouts and garlic chives and give quick stir and remove from the heat.
Serve with sambal  olek and a squeeze of  hoisin sauce .