Global Grub's Blog: Adventures in Cooking
Ready to try your hand at making mochi ice cream? Then it’s decision time! What flavor combinations will you use? The options are only limited to your favorite ice creams. Use our ideas here, or get even more creative…
Mochi ice cream is so popular, it’s become a staple at Whole Foods and Safeway, and even served as the grand finale at the Ice Cream Museum in San Francisco. But can you make this delicious handheld treat at home? YES!!!
Mochi ice cream is all the rage these days, and with good reason! The soft silky outer layer encapsulates a dollop of cold creamy ice cream, making it a fun handheld treat. Here’s some tasty history behind mochi ice cream...
So much to eat, so little time. But Portland’s famous food scene did not disappoint. Trust me when I say there are a gazillion food options that will satiate any craving… because I could write a book on cravings! Being preggers with #2 arriving right around the corner, I jumped at the chance to return to...
For many Mexican families, a tamalada (the Spanish word for “tamale party”) is synonymous with the holidays. Multiple generations gather around the kitchen to make a ridiculous amount of tamales, oftentimes in the hundreds. The tamales are shared and enjoyed with family and friends throughout the season, sometimes given as a gift (I accept!). Traditional rituals include the Grandma’s prayer to the tamales,Spanish guitar music...
HOST: Prepare the sushi rice and spread of sushi fillings beforehand.GUESTS: Assemble favorite rolls (perhaps ask them to bring drinks and sides)ALL: Let the good times roll!
- California Roll: crab, avocado, cucumber (or substitute crab with salmon or teriyaki chicken, or additionally top with a salmon or spicy tuna)
- Spicy Tuna Roll: spicy tuna, cucumber
- Tempura Roll: shrimp tempura, optional avocado
- Philly Roll: salmon, cream cheese, cucumber
- Veggie Roll: any assortment of veggies
- Sushi Sides: optional
- Sake and Beer: optional but highly recommended