Tilapia Tacos with Carrot Dressing

I love carrots. They are great in soup and stew, like side dish or in sweet baking. But most of all I love it fresh, with some dips, or in my carrot salads. One lucky day I found Chinese carrot dressing for any fresh salads. I tried to made them myself, I used some recipes but most dressings were not to my taste – too bitter, or too spicy, or something else. So I made it like I thought it needed to be made. Maybe it’s not authentic, but it works. I made my favorite easy-peasy, but oh-so-tasty and low-in-calories dish – fish tacos with this dressing.

Tilapia Tacos with Carrot Dressing

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Food Finds: HannahMax Baking – Cookie Chips

I’m starting a new heading in my blog. Something, that we discover and find very good in taste, and, possibly, low in calories. It’s not advertising but a little bookmarks for ourselves. There are so many good things around.

This one I bought in “Home Goods” store. It’s not usual chips, but cookie chips – baked, crunchy, wafer-thin and very tasty. And it’s just 120-130 calories for 5 cookies! HannaMax Baking sell it from their site with free shipping now.  Four flavors is available – Original, Cinnamon Sugar, Chocolate Chip, and, my favorite – Sea Salted Peanut Butter.  Packaged in six-ounces recloseable bags. They don’t use trans fats, artificial flavors or color, preservatives. Contain: wheat, milk, soy and eggs.

President’s Day Meets Meatless Monday: Ronald Reagan’s Rancho California Rice

Perhaps Ronald Reagan – the first U.S. president, about whom I, the Soviet girl, learned. Then we began to realize that the U.S. is not the “evil empire”…

So, this is great creamy casserole with green chili twist. Adapted from Cooking With Libby Blog. Serve it with spiced coleslaw in California style. Add Jelly Beans for dessert.

Happy President’s Day!

Ronald Reagan's Rancho California Rice

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Fast Salted Lemons with Garlic and Parsley

Great recipe and new taste for us. I found it in Russian blog Ranja from Norway. So recipe is Norwegian, it’s easy, fresh and tasty.

Fast Salted Lemons with Garlic and Parsley

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Steamed Miso Buns

My first experience with steamed yeast dough. For more Asian taste I added miso into dough, and made tangzhong. It’s great sticky and chewy buns with a little miso taste. Idea of miso buns is from The Butcher The Baker Blog.

Steamed Miso Buns

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