Foodbuzz 24 X 24: Congolese Dinner Fundraiser for Women for Women International

I received a small grant by Foodbuzz.com’ s 24 X 24 program. Every month the site gives 24 food bloggers $250 to organize some sort of dinner party or food event, and all the events take place on the same day of the month. I wrote a proposal to host a dinner fundraiser for Women to Women International, an organization that helps women in war … Continue reading Foodbuzz 24 X 24: Congolese Dinner Fundraiser for Women for Women International

Manakeesh Lebanese Bakery

I’ve been so excited to see what opened in the formerly abandoned bank building at 45th and Walnut Streets. It’s always been a stunning building, and now even more so. Manakeesh, a family-run Labanese Bakery opened just over a month ago in the old bank building after a stunning and warm renovation to the inside. Manakeesh is not “fancy” but it provides delicious food at … Continue reading Manakeesh Lebanese Bakery

Congolese Dinner Fundraiser for Women for Women International

Congolese Fundraising Dinner for Women to Women International March 26th, 2011 6:30 – 8:30 PM Kelly Writers House 3805 Locust Walk Phila., PA 19139 RSVP: veggicurious@gmail.com Hello blog buddies! I’ve been given a small grant by Foobooz.com’s 24 X 24 program to host a dinner fundraiser for Women for Women International, an organization that helps women in war torn countries rebuild their lives, and their … Continue reading Congolese Dinner Fundraiser for Women for Women International

Soba Noodles with King Mushroom, “Beef” and vegetables

Another meal made awesome by H-Mart. On my last trip I picked up a few basics – giant bottles of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil. Also soba and ramen noodles. And, of course, produce. I know its not seasonal or local, but its still kind of winter here and I was craving mushrooms. I bought these beautiful kind mushrooms – huge and meaty … Continue reading Soba Noodles with King Mushroom, “Beef” and vegetables

Mr. Lee’s Lemongrass Braised Long Beans, tofu with shallots, garlic & sweet soy

I picked up some long beans at H-Mart last weekend, and I knew that I needed to use them soon. They certainly aren’t in season, and can get slimy fast. So I trimmed the ends and cut them into 1.5 inches pieces, and pulled out my trusty “Cradle of Flavor” by James Oseland – a great cookbook and general information source about the cooking of … Continue reading Mr. Lee’s Lemongrass Braised Long Beans, tofu with shallots, garlic & sweet soy