Pork Noodle Bowl with Umami Sauce

Pork Noodle Bowl with Umami Sauce

Now Here is a Bowl of Noodles I Fully Support. Kenji Lopez is a favorite of mine and I came upon a recipe for his take on XO sauce in his new cookbook The Wok*. He calls it Umami Sauce because it doesn’t have the requisite dried scallops and shrimps, called for in typical XO […]

Black Rice, Plum, and Cherry Salad

Black Rice, Plum, and Cherry Salad

And It’s Topped with Crispy Breadcrumbs! If you’ve never eaten black rice, this is a great place to start. I love it because it’s chewy and a little nutty in flavor, which makes it great for salads. When it cooks it ends up being a beautiful deep purple color that I thought would lend itself […]