White Truffle Italian Basil Pesto Spaghetti

This recipe is truly a summer favorite! Make it at home, for a date night or a family affair. You will love this one. White Truffle Oil I used white truffle oil for this recipe, so the truffle flavours are infused into the sauce during the blending process, and when sautéed. You could used real…

Creamy Truffle Asparagus and Mushroom Galette

Galettes are flat pastry cakes, usually made with an assortment of fruits or vegetables with crusty oven baked edges. This galette is a savoury one and made with store-bought puff pastry which is easily available in most supermarkets. This recipe is perfect for Spring. It includes a flakey puff-pastry base and the filling is light…

Chilli Garlic Wood Ear Mushroom and Lily Bulb Salad

What makes this salad so special? This warming salad is packed with vitamins and minerals to strengthen your immunity. It only takes 10 minutes to make, but more importantly, its delicious. It is made with Chinese black vinegar, which is believed to contain amino acids and other nutrients to help counter the effects of lactic…

Vegan Lu Rou Fan (Taiwanese-Style Braised Pork Rice)

Lu Rou Fan is traditionally known as a Taiwanese street food favourite, made of braised minced pork with a savory/spicy sauce. A steamy bowl of white jasmine rice normally compliments this dish. I have created a vegan version of this mouth-watering recipe, using a plant-based pork alternative: OmniPork. OmniPork is designed to be an all-purpose,…

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…

Cheese Stuffed Shiitake

Shiitake mushrooms are vital in a vegetarian diet as they contain the same amino acids as meat. They also have cholesterol-lowering and anti-cancer effects. Shiitake mushrooms contain 39% of your Copper RDA which supports iron in creating your body’s red blood cells (1).  Despite the many benefits, Shiitake mushrooms can be quite bland so I…

Peri-peri Masala Mushrooms

Peri-peri was originally produced by Portugese explorers in parts of Africa such as Mozambique, and later spread to other Portugese colonies. It’s a red pepper hot sauce and derived from the pili pili pepper plant.  Here is a recipe that is a remake of the peri-peri sauce, but not made from the real pili pili…