Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut is my favorite squash. I like its sweet, nutty flavor, and its versatility in recipes. I usually cut it in half and roast it with a little olive oil, salt and pepper, or consume it as some sort of sweet-savory soup. But this time I decided to try something different. (more…)

Sautéed Chinese Watercress

Chinese Watercress

Little sister is a picky eater and isn’t usually a fan of green vegetables. But one green dish she will eat – and loves – is Chinese watercress sautéed with garlic. It’s quick and simple to make. You can find Chinese watercress at Asian grocery stores. I usually go to H-Mart. (more…)

Hungarian Apple Soup

I made my first apple dish of the autumn season a couple of weeks ago: Hungarian Apple Soup. It’s a nice, simple soup; flavorful and easy enough to whip up after work. It has a savory and slightly sweet taste. The potatoes and paprika provide body and heat, and the apples give it a touch of sweetness. I think it’s good dish if you’re looking for something healthy, and it’s actually more filling than it looks. (more…)