All posts tagged: asparagus

Savory French Toast

I’m not even joking, if a restaurant made this meal for me I’d happily shell out 20 bucks for it. (This is, of course, going by Western food prices in Korea.) This is one of the best brunch foods I’ve ever made and for good reason. Most of the time if I go into the kitchen I don’t really have much of a plan. At times I use recipes and I adjust and change them to fit my needs, tastes and available ingredients pretty much at a whim.  But, today, I researched the best way to make a crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside French toast. I went to a bakery 15 minutes from my home because I knew they had for real rustic French bread. I thought about what vegetables would taste the best with the eggy bread. I thought about what type of “syrup” was needed. So, the bottom line is, thinking about things ahead of time really paid off here. It’s amazing and pretty much my own recipe.  Bragginess :D. …

Chicken + Orzo

  The flavor of the chicken is most certainly the reason to eat this dish. The reason to cook it is its “toss it in the oven and wash all your dishes before its time to eat” convenience. But, I liked it because I also got to use some of my fresh rosemary from my mini-garden and I just love to cut off bits of herbs like a real adult.  I ate this dish several times before it was gone as it made about 3 servings. Loves it! Ingredient List: 1/2 whole organic chicken, cut up in pieces 1 cup of whole wheat orzo 2-3 large asparagus, cut up 1 cup of veggie stock 1 small yellow onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced olive oil to fry chicken salt + pepper to taste 2-3 sprigs of rosemary leaves, chopped Directions: Heat a large pan to a high heat, add olive oil. Add  your diced onions and cook until translucent. Take out and set to the side. Season your chicken with salt + pepper. In batches, fry …