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Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Last weekend, we grilled up some beef short ribs, Korean galbi style.  On the side, we also grilled some sugar snap peas, okra, and mushrooms.  A peanut sauce accompanied the snap peas, while I tossed the mushrooms and okra in two chili dressings.
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Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

With fresh fruits and vegetables come the dreaded fruit flies.  These teeny tiny buggers aren’t harmful but they do multiply and are highly irritating.  When the weather turned warm, we noticed more and more flying around in our kitchen.  I used a very simple and all natural method to trap and kill them. 
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Rainbow Glass Noodle Salad Recipe

As predicted, I was scrambling around on the night before I fly to Paris. In preparation, I made a quick noodle salad the day before so I could focus on the frenzy at hand.
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Tutorial: Mama Fury’s Wontons Recipe

My mother may not be the most fantastic cook (shh!) but she has three killer specialties: 1) Winter lamb brisket stew 2) Chinese barbecue pork (Cha-Siu 叉燒) and the third is her wontons.
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Heirloom Tomato and Sea Asparagus Salad with Balsamic Glazed Figs Recipe

My perfect day-off in Vancouver consists of an early jog around the Stanley Park seawall, followed by shopping for ingredients in Granville Island, and finished with a night in the kitchen with a loved one and a bottle of wine.
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Bouchon’s Lentil Soup Recipe: Pearl Onions and Sachet

Soupe Aux Lentilles It sure has been a while since I posted a Bouchon recipe. With my new hectic schedule, I rarely have time to cook, let alone to follow Keller’s often intricate recipes.
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Bouchon’s Chilled Asparagus with Vinaigrette and Eggs Mimosa Recipe

Asperges en Vinaigrette et Œufs Mimosa Spring has finally sprung in Vancouver. We tend to be late bloomers because of our temperamental coastal climate
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Bouchon’s Cod with a Stew of Sweet Peppers Recipe Pt 3: Complete

Cabillaud et Pipérade If you followed along with parts 1 and 2, you would know that poaching the cod in oil is the last step to complete this dish.
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Bouchon’s Cod with a Stew of Sweet Peppers Recipe Pt 2: Pipérade

Cabillaud et Pipérade Vibrant and syrupy roasted sweet peppers is one of my favorite sandwich toppings. Pair that with a simple pesto or a garlicky white bean purée
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