gari (japanese ginger pickle)

Gari is most often served alongside sushi or sashimi; however, I recently made a simple dish of stir fried snow peas and added these ginger pickles. 1. cook diced onion in some olive oil until onion pieces start to caramelize2. half the snow peas3. add to the pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes 4….

the no-recipe life!

Maybe you’re like me.  Maybe like me, you can’t follow recipes.  I don’t know why but invariably, I skip things, miscalculate amounts and eventually get pretty stressed out.  Following recipes is very hard for me. I really admire people who can bake; baking is a precise science one I know I’ll never master. 

If you’re like me and love pickles then I invite you to read on.