Category Archives: Starters/Sides

Creamy Sunflower Seed Kelp Noodles

My Creamy Sunflower Seed and Kelp Noodles is my new favourite recipe. It’s wildly simple to prepare, unique, satisfying, and of course, good for you.

Mushroom and Avocado Fresh Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Fresh rolls, also called salad, or summer rolls, are one of my favourite things to eat. They are basically a salad rolled up in a delicious rice wrap. In Vietnamese cuisine, fresh rolls traditionally consist of rice paper wraps filled with fresh vegetables, rice noodles, and a protein such as … Continue reading

Baked Truffle Fries & Garlic Aioli

Truffle fries are a staple item in many NYC restaurants which has triggered my ongoing craving for them. Because I don’t want to dine out or eat fried food all the time, I took matters into my own hands and created an oven-baked truffle fries recipe that is a wonderful … Continue reading

Garlic Smashed Sunchokes

I usually like to celebrate upcoming seasonal ingredients with my recipes. However, with spring taking her dear time, I decided to acknowledge the colder months with the sunchoke. The sunchoke is available year round but its popular months are January to April. They are also known as Jerusalem artichokes, a … Continue reading

Tropical Jerk Fried Rice

One of the best parts of travelling is experiencing local flavours. With every bite I often dream of dishes that I would want to make upon my return home.  This was no different during my recent trip to Hawaii. I came home to the cold of NY and wanted nothing more … Continue reading

Green Dumplings and Garlicky Sesame Chili Oil

Today is Valentine’s day, a day that celebrates love. To stay festive, I am celebrating my LOVE for dumplings.  There are so many varieties of dumplings, think pierogis, kreplach, momos, and gyoza.  My recipe is influenced by Chinese style dumplings that are made with a thin wheat based wrapper, boiled … Continue reading