Skip that take-out and whip up these ginger beef and onion rice bowls for an epic weeknight dinner! Juicy, tender, and well-marinated beef with the punch of ginger, onion, garlic, and soy flavors; all sitting pretty on a bed of white rice!
Aside from Caribbean/West-Indian food, Asian food, is my second favorite.
Hands down. No lies detected at all here. I have so much cultural appreciation for Asian cuisine that it’s not even funny. My travel bucket list includes China, Japan, and Korea. But if I had to pick one over the other, Japanese food has my tastebuds just a smidge more. Umm, I could live off of a warm bowl of tonkotsu ramen any day. Or Japanese fried chicken, karaage. The last time I was in NYC, I fell in love with a little underground spot on the Westside called Ippudo that had the most memorable bowl of ramen and that’s what started it all. I must’ve eaten there at least 3 of the nights that I was there. And if you’re ever in Tampa, FL you must visit Ichicoro as that is another bomb Japanese-inspired spot!
To be honest with you, I’m always a bit weary about sharing recipes that are connected to other cultures. Mainly because I believe those that identify within a certain culture can be very sensitive towards cultural appropriation. And I say this because I know how I feel when I see people who are not Caribbean make/share Island recipes with no real cultural awareness around said dish. Cultural appropriation is very real even within food. Food is political and has many cultural nuances and subsets. We all enjoy other cultures’ food but it’s important, at least for me, to fully acknowledge that I didn’t just come out of the blue with this recipe. Rather, it’s inspired by my love and respect for Asian food.…