Breakfast or Brunch

Easy Recipe for the Best Chinese Radish or Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go 蘿蔔糕)

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Easy Recipe for the Best Chinese Radish or Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go 蘿蔔糕)

I posted a photo on Instagram earlier and did not expect the overwhelming number of recipe requests.  I shouldn’t be surprised, as lo bak go (蘿蔔糕) is a well loved dim sum item.  Moreover, it’s a Chinese New Year staple.

Savoury meat-studded steamed cakes (e.g. made with radish or taro root) and dessert steamed cakes (e.g. red bean, water chestnut, sticky brown sugar coconut) represent optimism towards a more prosperous year.  (“Cake” in Chinese is homonymic with “rising up”).

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Klondike Rose Potato and Brussel Sprout Hash with Rib Eye Steak and Sous Vide Egg Recipe

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 | 3 comments

Klondike Rose Potato and Brussel Sprout Hash with Rib Eye Steak and Sous Vide Egg Recipe

Do people still follow the Atkin’s diet? Or South Beach?

Now, I don’t judge.  I like the idea of cutting refined carbohydrates out of my diet but in reality, it’s a sheer impossibility.

Tell me, what can’t the potato do?  Many of my favourite foods and guilty pleasures are made from this starchy tuber.  Tater tots, poutine, croquetas de bacalao, the list is longer than my arm.

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