Tag Archives: fish sauce

Sweet and salty grilled pork with herbs and citrus. 10/14/18

This is a new recipe for us adapted from one I saw on The NY Times Cooking site. We do not usually cook pork because most cuts of pork are dry and tasteless. For this dish, though, we can use … Continue reading

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NEW! Vietnamese flank steak with cucumber salad and rice 8/7/18

I saw this recipe on NYTimes Cooking and thought I would give it a try or, rather, I thought I would encourage John to give it a try. Luckily John does not need a lot of encouragement to try something … Continue reading

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“Quick” Vegetarian Pad Thai – 5/20/17

This pad Thai, adapted from a Food and Wine recipe, may be quick to cook but the prep time is not minimal. There is a lot of chopping and sauce making ahead of time. Here is the original recipe http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/quick-shrimp-pad-thaiContinue reading

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Quick pad Thai with shrimp – 11/4/16

I have made this dish 4 or 5 times since I discovered it through an email from Food & Wine. As long as you have the mise en place done, the cooking moves along very quickly. The sauce, instead of … Continue reading

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August 27, 2016 – Fast Pad Thai with Shrimp

Note: for a vegetarian dish omit the shrimp and substitute tofu. As far as the fish sauce is concerned, I think some combination of vegetarian soy sauce and lime juice might achieve a similar taste. Fast, well maybe fast if … Continue reading

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June 30, 2016 – Penne with shrimp and broccoli

Here I am combining two of my favorite things, crossword puzzles and food. The sauce for this penne dish consisted of peanut sauce, fish sauce, pasta water, and a few drops of sesame oil. ¬†Using plenty of vegetables cuts down … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016 – Pad Thai with shrimp

I first made this Food & Wine “Quick Pad Thai” in April. I wish I had jotted down some improvement notes then! Except for making the sauce, everything you do amounts to chopping things up. I added julienned carrots and … Continue reading

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