Adri Likes… Mr Chow

CoasterI absolutely love Chinese food.  Not takeout, but real, authentic Chinese food.  My mother and her side of the family is Chinese (with a bit of German), and I grew up surrounded by this magnificent culture and delicious cuisine.  I was very fortunate to have had a grandmother who cooked Chinese food for us and who luckily passed on her wonderful gift to my mother.  My all-time favorite is home cooked Chinese food, but when that’s not available, I have some local spots that can satisfy my cravings.

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Adri Likes… Thai Crumbled Beef in Lettuce Wraps

DSC04959The third easy dish I made for my dinner with friends was Nigella Lawson’s Thai Crumbled Beef in Lettuce Wraps.  I first came across this dish when I bought Nigella’s Forever Summer cookbook in 2003.  I have made many wonderful dishes from that cookbook, and this one remains one of my favorites.

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