Monday, February 25, 2013

Pork Ban Mi Salad

This salad is as pleasing to the eye as it was to our tummies!!!
Pork Banh Mi Salad
Recipe by: Emily

1 lb Pork loin or chops thinly sliced
2 cloves Garlic minced
2 Tbsp Fish Sauce
3 tsp Sugar
1-2 tsp Black Pepper
1/4 cup Canola Oil
1 tsp Sesame Oil
3 Tbsp Shallots minced
1/8 tsp Onion Powder
Juice of 1 Lime
Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients and allow the pork to marinate in the refrigerator over night. Grill in batches over medium heat to caramelize the meat in a frying pan.
Pickled Carrot Slaw

1 cup Red Wine Vinegar
2 Tbsp Sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
Dash of Red Pepper Flakes
1 Green Onion, diced
1 1/2 cup thinly sliced Carrots
1/2 cup thinly sliced Radishes

1. Combine the vinegar, sugar, salt and red pepper flakes in a microwavable bowl. Heat for 1-2 minutes until sugar dissolves. Add the vegetables and refrigerate for 4 hours or over night.


1/3-1/2 cup of the Pickled Slaw liquid.
3/4-1 cup of Mayonaise
Sugar, a pinch of needed
1/2 cup of Cilantro, chopped
Squeeze of Lime

Blend ingredients together and season to taste.

Arrange pork and pickled veggies, with sliced cucumbers over salad greens and drizzle with dressing. Enjoy!

Friday, January 25, 2013

Hello Kitty Cake

I made this cake for a co-workers little girl for her birthday! She has an amazing mama who I count as a great friend, teacher and caring lady!
 This little miss  is quite the little hello kitty fan . . . I am glad that it turned out as well as it did . . . I love making cakes for amazing people! (when I have the time)
Cupcakes for one cute girls' class!