Recipe of the Month: Renuka’s Eggplant Korma

We’ve got to hand it to Renuka, one of our residents at AMLI Galatyn Station. The presentation of her recipe for our AMLI EATS contest held last fall was one of the most well-composed entries we received. For her efforts, she took home the regional prize for the Dallas region.

Like much food from the Indian subcontinent, Renuka’s winning recipe is vegan-friendly. Replacing the meat here is eggplant, and coupled with a hearty addition of cashew paste, this dish has more than enough protein for a well-rounded meal. Those wishing to add some may do so without altering the recipe. However, be […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

Recipe of the Month: Melissa’s Beef Bulgogi Bánh Mì

The bánh mì sandwich is a splendid union of French and Vietnamese cuisines. Resulting from the French Colonial period in Vietnam, most renditions include French contributions like pâté, jalapeño, mayonnaise, and the baguette that encloses the sandwich, while incorporating Vietnamese ingredients such as coriander, cucumber, pickled carrots, and specially marinated meats or tofu.

The marinated meat in this case is Korean though. In fact, it’s a Korean staple—bulgogi, a dish of almost purely of beef or pork that’s thinly-sliced, marinated, and grilled. Given the large influence of Southeast Asian cuisine in Seattle, it’s no wonder AMLI South Lake Union resident Melissa mashed these two culinary mainstays together to […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea and Why

Like coffee, wine, and beer, tea is a beverage connoisseurs feel it’s important to be selective about. If you want to wean yourself off coffee or you find tea’s touted health benefits attractive, you’re in the right place. Thankfully, it doesn’t take much time or effort to develop a basic understanding of what good tea is and how to brew it. Here’s a brief guide to knowing, selecting, preparing, and drinking tea.
Discover what tea is all about
According to Chinese legend, emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water. Some leaves fell into the water, altering its […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

Recipe of the Month: Charlie’s Authentic Asian Coke Pork Belly

Coca-Cola isn’t the first ingredient you think to add to your crock pot recipe. It certainly shouldn’t be the last either. Turns out, America’s favorite soft drink packs a ton of flavor into this easy dish.

All you need are the ingredients and an electric crock pot, then you’re ready to go. Beyond slicing the pork belly meat and a few vegetables, the effort that goes into cooking here is fairly minimal. Charlie, a resident at AMLI Dadeland, took the easy route here. Other recipes have you cook the dish in the oven and some call for cooking on the stove in a […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

How to Brew Better Coffee at Home

Cutting-edge espresso machines cost a fortune, but so does buying a $4 cup of coffee every day for a year. Do you currently get your morning coffee at a cafe because it tastes or works much better than coffee you brew at home? With a mid-range coffeemaker, some high-quality beans, and the tips provided below, you can brew much better coffee in your apartment. You’ll save money in the long run. And knowing that morning jolt is waiting for you in your kitchen may help you spring out of bed easier and be more productive during your morning routine.
Buy quality beans
Several factors […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Apartment Life, Good Eats|0 Comments