Daily Archives: June 7, 2017

Simmered Shrimp

Another winner from Just One Cookbook. Served this with a side with our soba. We also had edamame and sauteed-in-chicken-fat enoki mushrooms. I didn’t have any fancy Tiger prawns and this was still a great approach for regular large frozen shrimp.


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Mori Soba

A simple, sophisticated Japanese dish. Recipe from Japanese Soul Cooking.


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Crispy Chicken Thighs

The internet’s pretty obsessed with this cracklin chicken recipe on Nom Nom Paleo. I was honestly intimidated at the idea of deboning a chicken thigh (despite constantly spatchcocking chicken) so never really made it until now. Turns out deboning is crazy easy so I’m not sure what my concern was. This is a good utility recipe to have (I slightly adapted it) as a dinner component. We served these with sesame wax beans and cayenne-spiked roasted potatoes – I had the leftovers the next day with more beans, leftover white rice and shrimp furikake seasoning.

I used the leftover chicken fat to sautee up some enoki mushrooms the next day and they were spectacular.


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