Dinner at the Ranch

Crispy ginger tofu with broccoli and oyster mushrooms; Turmeric brown rice

Stir frys are a time to play with all kinds of ingredients in a way that lets each one be seen and experienced on it’s own, each chopstick-bite a unique sampling of the medley.

We don’t just throw in everything; it’s a complex but well-considered ensemble. Each ingredient with it’s own role to play.

  • garlic
  • chile
  • fermented black beans
  • toasted cashews
  • cilantro
  • ginger root
  • black pepper
  • white wine
  • shoyu
  • sesame oil
  • coco oil

The sauce and flavors are complex, working on all levels at once–yet all are ably anchored by the staple rice, deep yellow with earthy turmeric and a barely detectable top note of vanilla. The rice and the saucy vegetables go together so gracefully: balancing, blending on the palate.

Fresh turmeric root is finely grated and generously added to the rice before cooking

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