Spicy Peanut Sauce Ho Fan with Thai Basil Tofu

Fusion food is my favourite. I love combining the best of any two cuisines in one dish, and making it a showstopper. The best part about this recipe, it is simple and easy to make. Thai Basil Tofu I created this recipe from the meat version, Thai Basil Minced Pork. You can replace the pork…

Summer Salad: White Sesame Edamame with Crumbled Tofu

My summer salad series will feature several of my favourite refreshing and light salads, mostly with complimentary flavours from different cuisines. The Salad Dressing I’ve used this dressing from Kayanoya, a Japan-based seasoning company that brings the most authentic Japanese flavourings to your table. This company has a 120 year history with making traditional soy…

Thai Basil Tofu and Rice

Thai food is a perfect blend of sweet, spicy and zesty. It’s an amalgamation of flavours that fulfils all my cravings at once! This recipe is a staple dish in my home, and is inspired by our many travels to Thailand (pre-covid). I miss the amazing food you can get almost anywhere in Thailand, the…

Fu Pei Guen (Bean Curd Rolls)

Here is the recipe for one of my favorite yum cha (Cantonese brunch with tea and dim sum) snack. Serves 2-3 | 15 minutes | Ingredients: 6 strips of bean curd skin ( approx. 18cm x 6cm) 4 button mushrooms (diced) 2 tbsps of Arirang wonder sauce (or sweet soya sauce) 2 tsps of Indonesian…

Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu is a sour sweet spicy Szechuan bean curd dish from China that dates back to the Qing Dynasty. The name actually comes from a famous lady Mrs. Chen, who was known to make the most delectable bean curd dish at her reputable Chen Xingcheng Restaurant. Ma is actually derived from the pock-face marks…