Hoisin-glazed meatballs with spicy coleslaw

hgmsc2-2If I told you that hoisin sauce turns everything into heavenly bites, I’d probably sound like a bad commercial. And yet…

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Ivory Coast: kedjenou chicken

Kdjn3-3It was a gloomy Sunday afternoon when he came into my room, dripping from the rain.

He pulled a frozen white ball from the plastic bag he was carrying, and dropped it on my lap. “There you go, do something with this” he said, and turned to leave.

“Papa,” I said “what’s that?”

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Wonton Soup

wntnsp5Sometimes, I throw myself cooking challenges. Sometimes it works, other times not so much.

My last, half self-thrown challenge was to make wontons. Because buying frozen ones is too easy – why make things simple? I’m exaggerating. In reality, the filling is quite easy to do. It’s the “sealing” part I had a difficult time with.

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Asia: coconut lime noodle soup

Coconut lime soup1Dear weather, It’s June 29th and I can see that, since yesterday, you are feeling poorly. Why else would it be raining so much when it’s supposed to be summer? So I decided to take care of you and made you some soup. I hope you like it. If not, that’s OK, I’ll have it. Lire la suite