Lazy Chef: Porridge

Porridge. It reminds some of feverish chills and hacking coughs. Or a children’s song about peas. For some, porridge is like a warm blanket lining the stomach. For me, porridge is comforting, porridge is love. It’s not a quick dish, with the pork bones to scald, root vegetables to cut and stove to watch. That […]

Lazy Chef’s guide to udon

I live with fussy eaters. So when I was pressed for time and was craving Japanese, out came the lazy (but tasty!) way of cooking a simple udon stir-fry. Warning: no claims to authenticity of Japanese cuisine! 1. Sauté sliced onion, sprinkle salt on it to keep it from browning too quickly. 2. Douse in […]