Tag Archives: broccoli

Spicy Stir-Steamed Broccoli with Cashews

I made this as a light lunch for myself, and it was so good that the recipe is definitely going to appear as a side dish for a larger audience. Steamed broccoli is great, and stir-steamed broccoli is even greater – it’s a quick method that gives pleasantly crispy results. Simply seasoned with nothing more […]

Ma La Tofu

This dish gets its name (má là = numbing and spicy) from two types of pepper, the numbingly hot aroma of sichuan pepper and the fiery hot flavour of chili pepper. This combination is great even if you’re not that fond of super-spicy food. The tongue-numbing effect of sichuan pepper is felt only after consuming […]

Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Cashew-Arugula Pesto Dressing

For a quick lunch on Friday, I made a pasta salad with the ingredients we had at home. My pasta salads vary a lot, exactly because I usually make them when I am hungry, and want to have something fast and tasty. This was the first time I used cashew-arugula pesto as a dressing for […]