Plate & garnish.
TIP – For vegan, use ground round instead of pork.
TIP – Food cooked al dente is generally cooked about 80% and is still firm when bitten.
TIP – A good variety of fresh vegetables are available cut up at the grocery stores now. Buy those if you’re short on time.
TIP – Lotus Foods brand millet & rice ramen noodles are available in most natural food sections of grocery stores.
TIP – Be mindful of three subtle differences for successful cooking of gluten free pasta:
- Stir every 30 seconds in the first 3 minutes of simmering: noodles stick together easier because they contain more starch.
- Cook to exactly al dente: pasta will fall apart if it’s over cooked.
- Do not let sit in colander: the carry over cooking will leave you with a ball of mush.