Reren Lamen & Bar is a modern noodle spot on the top floor of a rowhouse on Wisconsin Ave, off the main drag in Georgetown. It's a good place for lunch or dinner if you have a hankering for soup. I ordered the house ramen, which comes with pork belly. The broth was tasty, with… Continue reading Reren Lamen & Bar, D.C.
Vegetarian ‘Peking Duck’ Noodles
Wok-Fried Vegetarian Noodles
We bought a wok a few months ago at an Asian specialty grocer in Suva. We've never had one before and discovered there is a bit of a learning curve. We did an initial pre-heat treatment on the stove top, which temporarily causes dark spots in the carbon steel. Over time, the wok should get… Continue reading Wok-Fried Vegetarian Noodles
Garlic Tomato Pappardelle with Mushrooms
Pappardelle is my favorite type of noodle. I love the look of its wide shape, and it holds sauce well. In keeping with our transition to vegetarian weeknight meals, I made this pasta dish with mushrooms. I experimented with a combo of vegan cheese that's made to be similar to parmesan and actual parmesan. The… Continue reading Garlic Tomato Pappardelle with Mushrooms
Soba Stir Fry with Jackfruit
I created this dish for dinner on a recent weeknight, and I love how flavorful it turned out. The flavors come from the toasted garlic, sesame oil and Japanese sesame sauce (see photo below). I made this dish vegetarian style, but if you'd like more protein, I recommend adding tofu, chicken or shrimp. Ingredients: 3… Continue reading Soba Stir Fry with Jackfruit