Sauteéd Shrimp and Soba Noodles

Yesterday I worked on a recipe containing 4 ingredients I've never used before:  soba noodles, chilli oil, sesame oil, and rice vinegar.  They may seem pedestrian to you but, they were new to me! Even though I have been trying to cook new recipes at least 3-4 times per week for the past 2 years, I still don't mind when I'm directionally clueless while seeking out items in the super market; it usually turns me on to other new ingredients.  I had no sense where I'd find the oils as they weren't stocked alongside the regular canola, vegetable, … [Read more...]