Tag Archives: sesame oil

Steamed Choi Sum

This isn’t really a recipe, more like an idea of how to prepare all those green leafy vegetables from the Asian market. Choi sum is really yummy, and its stalks taste a bit like asparagus. We often eat bok choi, Shanghai bok choi, and water spinach prepared the same way: lightly steamed and seasoned with […]

Sesame-Marinated Tofu

This is a really basic but delicious recipe for preparing tofu. For the seasoned vegan veterans there’s probably nothing special here, but it’s a great introduction to tofu if you haven’t yet accustomed yourself to its unique and infinitely malleable taste. Here’s what tofu prepared this way looks like, when fried and served together with […]

Sesame Soy Cabbage Salad

I made this ridiculously easy Chinese salad while Heikki was cooking the main dish for lunch today. This is a favorite of ours, and we make it often to accompany Chinese stir-fries. We received a big white cabbage from a local organic farm this week, and that’s pretty much all that is needed to make […]