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…

Aloo Bhujia Korrito (Indian Spiced Korean Burrito)

A cross-continental blend of flavours, techniques and ingredients brings together the best fusion has to offer, an Indian spiced Korean-style burrito!  When I first had a ‘korrito’ here in Hong Kong, I fell in love with it! It was a much lighter version of the traditional burrito. I wanted to remake it, so I did…with…

Spicy Peanut Sauce Naan Pizza with Japanese Pea Sprouts

Fusion food is what I grew up eating. My mom used to cook so many different cuisines at home that me and my sisters developed an extensive palette for all kinds of flavour.  Naan is a traditional North Indian bread, made in a charcoal tandoor. It’s soft and fluffy on the inside, but crunchy on…

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…

Veggie Maki Rolls

This maki roll is made with an assortment of semi-boiled asparagus, julienne cut carrots, cucumber and sliced avocado on a creamy cheese base.  The sushi rice was actually korean rice, that was a shorter grain and extremely sticky! I simply used a tbsp of MIZKAN sushi seasoning to season the rice enough to get that…