Homemade Arayes- Meat-Stuffed Pitas

Arayes are delicious meat-stuffed pitas that are popular in Lebanon and throughout the Middle East. They are also very popular in Egypt where they are known as Hawawshi. In this recipe, a savoury beef filling is stuffed into pitas before being brushed with olive oil and grilled to perfection. After watching this video, you will…

Mushroom Ragu with Parmesan Polenta

The chilly winter days aren't over yet, so I'm squeezing in another cozy winter recipe before spring arrives. My Mushroom Ragu with Parmesan Polenta is a delicious, umami-packed recipe that is super comforting and flavourful. A mix of crimini, oyster, and portobello mushrooms add lots of umami flavour, and this is enhanced by a few…

Singapore Fish Curry

This flavour-packed Singapore Fish Curry will brighten and spice up your dinner any night of the week. In my take on this iconic dish, I serve pan-seared halibut on top of a fragrant yellow curry sauce. This recipe is a must try this winter season! This recipe features Haywire Chardonnay wine and was developed in collaboration with Town…

Cumin Lamb Noodles (with Homemade Hand-Pulled Noodles!)

My Cumin Lamb Noodles are an excellent recipe to make for Lunar New Year. I make everything from scratch in this recipe, including the hand-pulled noodles. This allows me to stretch the noodles as long as I can so that when they are served on Lunar New Year, I can be assured that my friends…

Clams in Black Bean Sauce

My recipe for Clams in Black Bean Sauce is a great recipe to serve for Lunar New Year. Clams symbolize prosperity as they are round and shaped like coins. Plus, they taste delicious with all of their savoury flavours! Read on down below to see how to make this delicious Chinese recipe just in time…

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…

California Orange & Chicken Salad

This California Orange & Chicken Salad is a healthy and flavourful recipe to kick start the new year. Grilled chicken is placed on a bed of local greens, California avocados, and orange segments before being topped with a delicious citrus dressing. Enjoy this recipe while oranges are in season! Read on to see how to…

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…

Turkey, Apricot & Cranberry Tarts

These Middle Eastern-inspired Turkey, Apricot & Cranberry Tarts are filled with lots of delicious warming spices and dried fruit. These succulent tarts are super easy and will make a great holiday appetizer this season! Read on to see how to make this tasty holiday appetizer recipe! Recipe in collaboration with Red Barn Market. Inspired by…