Miso-Ponzu Zucchini Noodles with Tofu & Veggies

Miso-Ponzu Zucchini Noodles with Tofu & Veggies

The month of December was pretty tough for my family. I haven’t opened up about it yet, but we found out that my grandfather was sick. He underwent a very serious surgery and his recovery was tough. Luckily, he made it through, was released on Christmas Day and now, he’s better than ever. Us Italians, we’re thick-skinned and strong willed!

While he was in the hospital on the Upper East Side, our family was in his recovery room every day. It was comforting to have everyone around, because it’s easy to worry yourself into a panic in those sorts of situations.

[Read more…]

Miso Mushroom Zucchini “Ramen” Noodles

Miso Mushroom Zucchini Ramen Noodles

Ramen. With a nutritional value near that of cardboard yet a taste so addictive and comforting, ramen is a guilty pleasure for most. I still remember one of the first dates I went on with Lu to Momofuku in NYC. I’ve mentioned it before on the blog: the Ginger Scallion Noodle Bowl. I loved it so much that I’ve made a few similar renditions on Inspiralized.

But today isn’t another version of that noodle bowl. Today, I have a special treat for you, featuring Pacific Foods‘s Mushroom Broth! Since you all loved my chicken pho recipe using their Pho Soup Starter, I figured I’d bring you yet another delicious dish using one of their broths.

[Read more…]