Sometimes you just want to slurp some noodles. That’s the mood that struck me yesterday. Since I’m trying to avoid wheat, finding an appropriate noodle was more challenging than I thought it would be.
I knew soba noodles were made from buckwheat and that buckwheat was gluten-free, so I wanted to make a dish featuring soba. [...]
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 [...]