Category: Misc

Basic Egg Noodles

Basic Egg Noodles

INGREDIENTS
450g all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
4-6 eggs
1 tbsp water


DIRECTIONS
Place flour and salt in bowl of stand mixer.  Using paddle/flat beater, mix at speed 2.  Add first four eggs, 1 at a time; add water.  Add as many additional eggs as is necessary to bring dough from a crumbled mixture to a dry dough.  Replace paddle with dough hook and knead at speed 2 for two minutes.  Wrap dough in plastic wrap and allow to rest for 20 minutes.  Divide into 4 pieces and process to desired thickness using pasta roller.  Boil pasta in salted water, stirring occasionally; about 7 minutes for dry pasta, or 2-5 minutes for fresh (depending on thickness).

Misc Ingredients

Misc Ingredients

  • Fish Sauce – Thai-style fish sauce. Brands: Red Boat, Squid, Viêt Hương
  • Galangal – The root of the galangal plant, a close relative to ginger.
  • Galangal Powder, Galanga Powder, Laos, Thai Ginger, Siamese Ginger – Various names for a powder derived from the root of the galangal plant, a close relative to ginger. Ginger powder can be substituted.
  • Ham Boullion – Ham flavor sachets or ham flavored concentrate. Brand: Goya
  • Katjap Manis, Ketjap – A sweet Indonesian soy sauce. Brands: ABC, Knorr
  • Kroepoek – Deep-fried shrimp chips available at Asian grocery stores
  • Liquid Aminos – A gluten-free substitute for soy sauce.  Brand: Bragg
  • Mirin, Aji-Mirin – Sweet cooking rice seasoning. Brand: Kikkoman
  • MSG – Monosodium glutamate.  Brands: Ajinomoto, Accent!
  • Sage Sausage – Sage breakfast sausage.  Brand: Jimmy Dean
  • Sambal Badjak – Ground fresh chili paste with garlic, onion,fermented shrimp, & lime. Brands: Koningsvogel, Conimex, ABC
  • Sambal Oelek – Ground fresh chili paste. Brands: Koningsvogel, Conimex, Huy Fong Foods
  • Shrimp Paste – A paste made from ground fermented shrimp. Fish sauce can be substituted at about 3x the amount of shrimp paste.
  • Sazón, Sazón con Culantro Y Achote – Spice mix that includes cilantro and achote. Brand: Goya
  • Tamarind Paste – A paste made from the tamarind pod. Readily available at Asian and Latin grocery stores.
Dry Red Wines

Dry Red Wines

Sangiovese
Tempranillo
Cabernet Sauvignon*
Pinot Noir*
Syrah
Merlot*
Malbec
Garnacha
Zinfandel
Lambrusco Dolce
Port
Tawny Port

*My most frequent choices

Dry White Wines

Dry White Wines

Sauvignon Blanc*
Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris*
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Viognier
Torrontes
Gewürztraminer
Riesling*
Moscato
White Port
Ice Wine

*My most frequent choices