The Journey of a Meal

Generally I try to get the most out of my ingredients, which means making hefty use of leftovers. Leftovers just sounds like such a sad word. Boring, left behind, ignored but in truth, left over parts of a meal are often even better. Reimagine them, don't just heat them up in the microwave (though of …

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Korean Braised Aubergine

Watching YouTube videos of Korean and Japanese cooking does make one want to have ALL OF THE THINGS. 1 large aubergine1 green pepper*2 tbs vegetable oil1/2 tablespoon gochujang (Korean red chili pepper paste) 1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon rice wine or mirin or sherry1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon sugar1 tablespoon sesame oil as a seasoning1/2 …

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