So what’s the difference between an egg roll, a spring roll and a summer roll? Here’s what I think. If any of my Asian friends would like to comment or make corrections, I’d welcome it.
Egg & wheat flour
Pork, shrimp or chicken, cabbage, carrots, bean sprouts
Pork or shrimp, rice noodles, mushrooms, carrots
What’s a timbale, you ask? It’s usually a drum-shaped pastry mold filled with meat, cheese, chicken, fish or vegetables in a custard-like sauce. Our version today, in celebration of World Diabetes Day, will be lightened up significantly. Protein-rich quinoa replaces the pastry, we’re skipping the meat and cheese and our sauce is a low-fat dressing [...]
Minestrone is a thick soup containing vegetables, beans and pasta and is usually thought of as an Italian dish. I’ve stuck to the basic recipe here, but used ingredients with more Mexican flair.
Hearty and satisfying, this soup is low in calories, cholesterol and fat. Make a big pot and you’ll have a great dinner and [...]