Tagged with ethnic food

Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Once again I have a recipe that isn’t Italian based. Some purists might go so far as to say fried rice is not truly a Chinese food either. I actually think it’s Chinese-American cooking. Just yesterday I found a book on ethnic cooking and learned a ton of new information about foods that are traditionally … Continue reading

Authentic and genuine ethnic cooking

One of my major goals when I began this blog was to learn authentic and traditional Italian cooking. Authentic Italian food in restaurants here in the USA is difficult to find unless you go to small local places. Even then you might have the Italian-American influence, which isn’t all that bad, but it’s not Italy … Continue reading

Mock Gyros with Chicken and Homemade Pitas

I decided to go with these  Mock gyros instead of quesadillas tonight, mostly because I wanted to make Tzatziki sauce for the first time. I took off all the good meat left on the chicken and mixed it with some olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. I made homemade pita bread and Tzatziki sauce, … Continue reading

Out of the mouths of babes

Ok, so he is not a baby but my 13-year-old son said something quite monumental tonight. He said, and I quote ” Mom, I think you have mastered pasta, it’s time to move on to soups and stews”! He further said “we have pasta every other night”. I got very quite trying hard to think … Continue reading