I have to confess, I’m not a huge cauliflower fan especially when it’s served raw or steamed without any other flavoring. However, a beachside café in Australia served up a roasted cauliflower dish that knocked my socks off! This may not be an exact recreation […]
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When summer hits and the weather becomes unbearably hot, we all want to eat something cold to refresh the body. In Japan, hiyashi chuka (chilled Chinese) is an incredibly popular cold ramen dish that everyone craves in summer. It’s not only easy to put together, […]
Found in various food establishments in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, otak-otak is a dish of chopped up fish or fish paste combined with spices, tapioca starch or eggs, and wrapped in banana leaves to be grilled or steamed. The name comes from the Malay and […]
Italian food is wildly popular in many countries across the globe and each country has its own take on pasta and pizza. What I’ve noticed is the proliferation of Asian-Italian fusion restaurants in Asia, especially in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore. Even though I’m […]
One of the best things about traveling is the opportunity to invigorate the taste buds with a myriad of flavors, textures and sensations. When it comes to having food that is not only scrumptious but also incredibly exciting, Thailand can’t be beat. My friend Wuen […]
Known as Singapore’s national dish, Hainanese chicken rice may look simple, but it is packed with so much flavor! This dish typically calls for cooking a whole chicken but to make it easier and healthier, I decided to use chicken breasts instead. If you love […]
Mustard greens or kai choy (in Cantonese) is often used in Chinese, Indian, Japanese and African cuisine. In Chinese cuisine, it’s normally eaten pickled but the fresh variety has a beautifully peppery flavor that adds another dimension to your dish. This mustard greens rice dish […]