This Lunar or Chinese New Year, we attempted to make as much of our Chinese meal from scratch as possible. In reality, depending on who you ask, it wasn’t a traditional menu. There were no whole steamed fish or chicken, abalone slices on vegetables , dried oysters stewed with hair-like seaweed, or any of those typical Chinese New Year dishes that we grew to love (or despise) as kids. We did, however, tried to keep it Chinese-y.Read More
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.Read More
Speaking of eggs, I don’t know about you but I enjoy my eggs creamy, drippy, slurppy, velvety, and custardy as opposed to powdery and hard – yuck!Read More
After some heart-thumping news, let’s tone it down a bit, shall we?
Here’s a simple trick that The Cowboy taught me on how to boil the perfect eggs without the stove or a pot.Read More
I’ve been a fan of Alton Brown since Good Eats premiered. He’s not always entirely accurate but I’m fascinated by the way he delves into the science and mechanics behind cooking – just don’t trust his pad thai recipe.Read More
Greetings from Paris, mon cheri! I’m thoroughly immersed in the city of love where the most breathtakingly ornate architecture surrounds me.Read More