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Salmon with Crispy Rice Cakes

Salmon with Crispy Rice Cakes

Salmon with Crispy Rice Cakes and Smoky Date “Not Ketchup”.

The day after our “A Taste of Asia” cooking class, I looked in the refrigerator.   I had some leftover Asian sticky rice staring me in the face.  I had a bottle of Smoky Date “Not Ketchup”.  My sweetie had brought home a piece of salmon shrink wrapped on the recognizable white foam tray.   Hmmm.  What to make for dinner?  You know the feeling, I’m sure.   Well out of nowhere, inspiration hit and look what I created.  (more…)

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March 5, 2014 at 9:15 am 2 comments

Vegetable Pot Stickers love “Not Ketchup”.

Vegetable Pot Stickers

Vegetable Pot Stickers

We made Vegetable Pot Stickers, aka as Japanese gyoza at our “A Taste of Asia” Cooking Class during the Chinese New Year. Making Pot Stickers can be therapeutic. These Pot Stickers had a new companion…”Not Ketchup” dipping sauces. (more…)

February 27, 2014 at 9:19 am 4 comments

The Argonaut newspaper features our Los Angeles cooking classes.

The Argonaut Newspaper serves Westchester to Santa Monica neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

The Argonaut Newspaper serves Westside neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

Patricia Rose travels the world through her Westchester cooking classes.  That’s what the Argonaut newspaper wrote after interviewing me for the story in this week’s issue serving the local Westchester to Santa Monica audience in the Los Angeles area.

Dishes with a dash of culture.

Dishes with a dash of culture.

I was thrilled to have our cooking classes at the Holy Nativity Community Hall featured this week in the Argonaut newspaper.  Have a look.   http://argonautnews.com/dishes-with-a-dash-of-culture/  The picture in the story came from our Soups, Stews and Bread class last January. (more…)

February 3, 2014 at 9:21 am Leave a comment

A Taste of Asia Cooking Class – February 6, 2014

Evil Jungle Prince with Chicken

Evil Jungle Prince with Chicken

Your Asian culinary experience does not have to stop at your local Chinese take-out place.   In Southern California, we are lucky to experience the food of just about every Asian culture in the many restaurants, neighborhoods and grocery stores.    In our “A Taste of Asia” Cooking Class on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the Holy Nativity Community Hall in Westchester,  we will experiment with some of these authentic ingredients available at your local grocery store or a quick trip to one of the many Asian neighborhoods. (more…)

January 15, 2014 at 8:54 am 2 comments

Purple Sweet Potatoes & Carrot Latkes – perfect for Thanksgivukkah

Purple Sweet Potato Latke 11-13 IMG_8314My Yam & Carrot Latkes with Peanut Sauce I published in 2011 are so pretty, delicious and well loved!  So when Frieda’s Specialty Produce sent me some Stokes Purple Sweet Potatoes to try out, I knew I had to try them in my latkes.  These were a perfect combination for Thanksgivukkah!  Celebrating the traditional dish of Hannukah along with the quintessential Thanksgiving ingredient – sweet potatoes. (more…)

November 24, 2013 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

Pakoras = Indian Veggies fried in a Garbanzo Bean Batter

Pakoras 4-13Pakoras were new to me.  They have the dreaded “fried” word in the directions, so I probably would have steered clear of them, had I not tasted them at the Samosa House first.  Our Guest Chef,  Zenith encouraged me to make these at our Indian Street Food class and I’m so glad she did.  They are delicious and different than most items that may rise up from the deep fryer. (more…)

April 26, 2013 at 9:32 am Leave a comment

Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup…Curry Mee

Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup...Curry Mee

Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup…Curry Mee

It was a cold January in Southern California and I was glad to have my Soup repertoire ready, starting with our January Soups, Stews & Bread class held earlier in the month. I know. I know.  I grew up in Minneapolis, so I know what cold is and the chilly 30-some degrees, which it has been here, is considered warm there.  Nevertheless, I’m guessing that a lot of soup is being made across the country right now. (more…)

February 2, 2013 at 9:30 am 7 comments

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