Octopuscarwash's Gourmet Adventures

I live to eat. Yes, I am an Asian Jew. My favorite meal is breakfast (oatmeal in particular). I'm only in high school, so I am a complete amateur. Some of my favorite cuisines are Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Japanese and Korean. I eat so much Chinese food that it's hard to say whether I like it or not... all I know is that I don't like what most of America seems to think of as Chinese food, Panda Express. I'm a pescetarian and love coming up with my own healthy fusion food.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

A Fine February Filled with Food

How's that for alliteration?

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Dinners:

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Steamed vegetarian for me

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Potstickers for them

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MMM...

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I made this one: a menu straight out of The Flexitarian Table (all hail)-- mushroom barley soup, vegetable gratin (but i used way less cheese) and fennel and red onion salad.

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Dad's creative use of packaged curry mixes:

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Shrimp and onions, broccoli, mushrooms and tofu, both with different kinds of coconut curry sauces.

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Mom's doing: pasta with mushroom tomato sauce, cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins

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3 Comments:

Blogger Breaking Free said...

Wow! Gorgeous pictures girl! You really have quite a talent! And the eats look sooo good!

Just wanted to say THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH FOR THE V-DAY GIFTS!! I JUST GOT THEM TODAY!!! Even though I got it this afternoon I waited until tonight to open the package because I wanted to build up the suspense. You couldn't have picked any better gifts! I swear you must have read my mind or something because they were so perfect! How did you know? Totally like me and totally cute!! FYI I think I am pretty much IN LOVE with the cell phone charm! And I will try your granola, I just have to kick ED aside first to do it. But I will! Thank you thank you thank you!
Hope you have a great Valentine's and feel free to drop me a comment sometime to chat.
~Raina

February 12, 2009 at 11:38 PM  
Blogger originallycliche said...

Lida, have you ever been to this restaurant called Yoshi's? It's divine, and I think you would love it.

February 14, 2009 at 10:46 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

I'm so glad you liked it!

Love your blog - great pictures.

Happy Valentine's Day!

February 15, 2009 at 9:48 AM  

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