Vegetable Spring Rolls

To celebrate Lunar New Year, I am serving up lots of delicious dishes for this big day, including one of my most favourite  recipes: Vegetable Spring Rolls! These crispy golden cylinders are filled with delicious (and vegetarian) filling made of cabbage, carrots, scallions, woodear mushrooms, thin rice noodles and some key sauces and oils. You…

Turkey Croquettes with Cranberry Tonkatsu Sauce

A classic Japanese croquette recipe gets a festive twist in my recipe for Turkey Croquettes with Cranberry Tonkatsu Sauce. These two to three bite croquettes is a great first course to serve with a green salad or on their own as festive hors d'oeuvres. Read on down below to learn more about this delicious recipe…

Five Spice Pork Belly with Rhubarb Compote

Rhubarb is such a diverse plant that does not always have to be used in sweet dishes. Its bitterness can work in a variety of recipes and can really enhance the flavours of other ingredients. My Five Spice Pork Belly with Rhubarb Compote combines sweet, savoury and spicy flavours to make a truly unique summer recipe.…

Spicy Korean Rice Cakes – Tteokbokki

It may be chilly outside, but I have a delicious and spicy recipe that will warm you up! My Spicy Korean Rice Cakes (aka Tteokbokki) is a vegetarian Korean dish that is full of chewy rice cakes and vegetables. This recipe comes together in just 20 minutes and uses just a few ingredients. Read on…

Pan-Fried Pork Buns

My recipe for Pan-Fried Pork Buns has been tested multiple times in our house over the past few months (with no complaints!). I am so happy that I can finally bring the perfected recipe to you! Although these Pan-Fried Pork Buns are not traditionally served for Lunar New Year, I just had to include them…

Vegan Kabocha Squash Curry

Seasonal squash gets a spicy twist in this recipe for Vegan Kabocha Squash Curry. Kabocha squash is simmered in a flavourful Thai Red Curry sauce with other fresh vegetables. Served with freshly steamed rice, and you have a spicy vegan recipe that is perfect for fall and winter! What is Kabocha Squash? Kabocha is a…