Roasted sesame garlic snap peas make a nice side dish.
TIP – For ovo-vegetarian version, simply omit fish or meat.
TIP – Make homemade Qspice Chickeny Bouillon and have convenient vegan broth on hand for all your recipes.
TIP – Miso is traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and rice or barley malt. Buy organic miso to avoid GMOs. Don’t do soy? Chickpea and rice based miso is similar in flavor and texture to white and yellow misos and can be used in the same repertoire of dishes.
TIP – Get bonito flakes at asian markets or substitute them with fish sauce.
TIP – Tapioca starch aka tapioca flour is ground from the root of the cassava plant. It is used mainly as a thickener in gluten free cooking.
TIP – Use shitake powder like a spice; a little goes a long way. Just grind dried shitake mushrooms in your coffee grinder and sift. Use the larger bits in sauces and bottle the powder for sprinkling.
TIP – Any leftover poultry gravy spiked with a pinch of Chinese 5 spice and miso will do the trick here. For that matter, you can sub the protein with leftover cooked poultry too!