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Princess Leia


Princess Leia
 
Home Town: Kapolei, Hawaii, USA
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Member Since: Aug. 2012
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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Saving the World
Saving the World
About this Cook
I was Princess Leia for Halloween one year and thought the image fit here. I want to discover and share delicious heathy, low fat recipes. As a big believer in organic foods, I think we as consumers can save the world by only buying pesticide free products produced by true farmers.
My favorite things to cook
I love going to farmer?s markets and organic food stores and finding the freshest, most vibrant veggies available. Afterwards I look for innovative ways to serve my delectable treasure. I have discovered God?s treasures: kohlrabi, daikon, purple potatoes and pomelos are recent finds. Because I live in Hawaii, I see a lot of unique produce.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Mama mia is Italian and a fabulous cook. She taught me to grocery shop looking for the freshest produce . . . and creating meals that highlight God?s glorious gifts whether they be brussel sprouts or eggplant. Only the freshest and the best on Mama Mia?s table.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Rainbow Roasted Pepper Soup
This is a pretty soup, but it was too much effort for a taste that was not sensational. I used cumin instead of fennel and did not add thyme . . . perhaps that made all the difference? I think I prefer my peppers cut up ad fried with onions.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 24, 2014
Tom Yum Koong Soup
I have used this recipe 4 or 5 times in the past year. This is a must do soup for anyone with a cold or sinus infection. The lemongrass, lime, ginger and chili pepper are a kick cold killer combo. I fell in love with this soup at a nearby Thai restaurant. I am never one to follow a recipe . . . but I kinda follow the basics on this one. My shrimp stock was made only from the tails of raw shrimp. I used regular ginger instead of galangal. I added cherry tomatoes just like they did at the restaurant. Another time I added spinach. The last time I made this I added turmeric, garlic and sweet potatoes to the soup. The basic stock recipe here is awesome . . . shrimp shells, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, chili pepper . . . an exotic pick me up and virus killer.

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Reviewed On: Sep. 18, 2012
 
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