Posts Tagged "Mint"

Jalapeno Compressed Watermelon Salad Recipe and a Quick Bonus Appetizer

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 | 4 comments

Jalapeno Compressed Watermelon Salad Recipe and a Quick Bonus Appetizer

I love a good watermelon salad, especially for summer dinner parties.  Not only are they juicy and refreshing, they’re also economical and easy to throw together.

The obvious challenge of serving watermelon is that it’s watery.  If I served the watermelon as-is on a plate, it’ll get weepy and dilute the other flavours. 

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Watermelon Salad with Grilled Corn, Olives, and Goat Cheese Recipe

Posted by on May 16, 2011 | 4 comments

Watermelon Salad with Grilled Corn, Olives, and Goat Cheese Recipe

Juicy, sugary, and dribbly, watermelon is the ultimate fruit to feed a crowd with during summer parties. As lovable as they are when simply sliced up at a picnic or barbecue, this versatile fruit can

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Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail Cooler Recipe for Summer

Posted by on May 11, 2011 | 2 comments

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail Cooler Recipe for Summer

Sure, I adore my classic craft cocktails but I won’t turn down large-batched, fruity cocktails either. No, I don’t mean the syrupy concoctions swirling around in frozen margarita machines.

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Drunken Garlic Prawns in 10 minutes

Posted by on Dec 14, 2009 | 20 comments

Drunken Garlic Prawns in 10 minutes

I love booze.

I love garlic.

I love sucking heads. Andrew Zimmern knows.

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Thai Spot Prawn Ceviche Recipe [Video]

Posted by on Jul 21, 2009 | 22 comments

Thai Spot Prawn Ceviche Recipe [Video]

 

Growing up in Hong Kong, I remember weaving through the wet-market with my grandmother. I was fascinated by how she interacted with the live seafood and poultry before she brought them home.

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Smuggled Thai Bamboo Shoot Salad Recipe

Posted by on Jul 3, 2009 | 17 comments

Smuggled Thai Bamboo Shoot Salad Recipe

Soop Naw Mai

I’ve loved bamboo shoots since my childhood as they are often found in cuisines I adore such as Thai and Shanghaiese. In Vancouver, really fresh bamboo shoots are rare

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