Daring Bakers: French Macarons

The 2009 October Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to us by Ami S. She chose macarons from Claudia Fleming’s The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern as the challenge recipe. I was so excited when this month’s Daring Bakers challenge was announced. Finally, I get to learn how to make these dainty-looking pastries! I [...]

Spicy Fried Rice Noodles with Beef

A great way to use up leftover beef! In my case, a doggie bag steak from the restaurant! Ingredients: 8 oz wide rice noodles 250 g beef, sliced thinly (leftovers work great!) 2 tbs fish sauce 2 tbs soy sauce 1 tbs sugar 5 thai bird chillis, minced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, [...]