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5 spice-ish turkey and tea eggs

I know this looks bland but this is actually the most legitimately aromatic thing I’ve cooked this year so catch the tea on that…

For your information I emerged from home this week with a ziplock baggie containing cinnamon, 花椒, star anise, cloves, and that big seed thing that looks like a peach pit. 561 more words

Count the Cats - Expanded Edition

I hope you already did your counting, because I can’t help but spoil it with my delight at achieving this: I got ALL the cats in one photo!  48 more words


Demanding Walnut

Hey, I want some.


That’s better.

Okay, I’m ready for more.


Wait, is someone taking pictures?!

You bet I am. 14 more words


Five-Spice Duck with Napa Cabbage and Noodles

We’re on a wine discovery vacation in Spain, and so there have been a lot of posts about Spanish wine lately. Although I do intend to write more about wine than I used to, this will remain primarily a cooking blog. 1,077 more words


Stir-Fry Five-Spice Dry Tofu

Quick Simple Flavorful Humble Tofu Dish

This is another humble dish but healthy and flavorful. Tofu is often a staple for any vegetarian diet, because the ground soy beans that make up tofu; provides an important plethora of nutrient – protein.  402 more words

Chinese VianD

Sweet Potato + Five Spice Muffins

Sweet Potato + Five Spice Muffins by Gwyneth Paltrow

This muffin recipe comes from one of my go to cookbooks, “It’s All Good” by Gwyneth Paltrow. 307 more words