Posts Tagged ‘Szechuan Preserved Vegetable’

No, not the malicious kind. Slurpy kind. AKA The Mouse’s instant noodles.

Okay, not so instant, but fast enough.

No saimin in the freezer, soba instead, enough SPAM for each slurp of noodle, Szechuan preserved vegetable, no dashi packet (the SPAM and Szechuan preserved vegetable provided enough flavor to make the dashi), and frozen mixed vegetables (a nod to the vegetables in instant cup noodles).

The Mouse’s Bowl o’ Noodles

A dash of wasabi sesame seed at the last-minute. The Mouse thinks his brother from another mother, Mr. G first introduced The Mouse to these little sprinkles of wasabi wow-ness. Definitely not The Cat’s bowl of noodles. Hee hee.

Let the slurping commence. 🙂

Happy holiday, if you are so lucky.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Leftover hamburger from Sunday’s semi-regular visit to Ruby Tuesday.

The Mouse just added a little mouse flair.


With Szechuan pickled vegetable and shiso leaves. Yum!

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Newly purchased cans in the pantry.

First the winter bamboo shoots.

Winter Bamboo Shoots

Not much different from other canned bamboo shoots as far as The Mouse could tell, maybe just a little denser than others (cold weather?)

Next, the Szechuan preserved vegetable.

Preserved Vegetable

Mustard cabbage hearts in spicy paste (Chinese style kimchi?).

Rinsed off the paste (at least that’s how aunty taught The Mouse), otherwise too spicy.

Preserved Cabbage

Thinly cut the bamboo and mustard cabbage.

Bamboo and Mustard Cabbage

Water, soba noodle, bamboo, preserved vegetable, frozen mixed vegetable, Kaua‘i sea salt, egg, toasted sesame oil (at the end). The Mouse’s recipe, throw everything in the pot and hope for the best.

The Cat’s Noodle Soup

The Cat slurped.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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