Chinese Food · International Family Meals

Lunar New Year 

February 8, 2016 marks the year of the monkey for the Lunar or Chinese New Year. This is the first day of the new moon that falls between January 21 and February 20.  This holiday is celebrated all over the world in Buddhist countries such as South Korea, Tibet, Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam, along… Continue reading Lunar New Year 

International Family Meals · Thai Food

Teacher’s Day & Green Curry

On January 16, teachers all over Thailand are joyfully celebrated at school. Wai Kru or Teacher’s Day is a public holiday with a special ceremony where students show their respect by bowing to teachers, and giving out sweets and cards. A week after I graduated college, I left for Thailand to teach English. I loved the… Continue reading Teacher’s Day & Green Curry

International Family Meals

Pistachio Pomegranate Mint Chicken

With no special holiday in mind, here is a dinner to celebrate! This mouth watering Iranian inspired dish has an incredibly rich flavor and crunchy texture with fresh pomegranate seeds and pistachios. This recipe is a family favorite and is actually quite simple to make.   The longest part of this recipe is making the pomegranate… Continue reading Pistachio Pomegranate Mint Chicken