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In Breakfast, Healthy, Recipe, Salad on
June 10, 2018

Green Breakfast Bowl Recipe

So apparently 2017 was the year of the Buddha bowl.

I’m not one to stay on trend, so I’m a little late getting on this bandwagon. But I’m loving bowls at the moment. Poké bowls, Buddha bowls, nourish bowls (to a lesser extent, smoothie bowls), you name it! Because hey, it means that eating colourful veggies is finally cool! Read more

In Healthy, Recipe, Salad, Vegetables on
June 3, 2018

Roasted Vegetable Salad

I can’t believe it’s June already, and the sudden change in weather is a sure sign that winter is well and truly here!

Which means, I’m doing away with the light green salads, and churning our the hearty soups, stews and curries in my kitchen!

But I’m not completely saying goodbye to salads. For something quick, and not so heavy, wintery salads make a great meal. Roasted vegetable salads are my go to in winter- just throw them in the oven to cook, then toss with a some salad leaves and a light dressing. It works well because almost all the winter veggies are great for roasting! Read more

In Healthy, Recipe, Salad, Vegetables on
May 27, 2018

Raw Pad Thai Salad Recipe

For a dietitian, I don’t talk about nutrition on this blog an awful lot. But when I do it’s almost always about eating more veggies!

You’re probably sick of me going on about it but it’s for good reason. So when I’m choosing healthy lunch options to prepare for the work week, I always make sure I choose recipes that are loaded with veggies- and what better way than to start off with a vegetarian recipe like this Raw Pad Thai Salad?

Raw Pad Thai Salad Recipe

Although I’m not vegetarian or vegan, I’m always quite intrigued by vegan/vegetarian foods. It can be difficult to achieve the depth of flavour that’s often found in meat based dishes, so I find that vegan/vegetarian dishes which work well involve some degree of creativity. This often involves a lot of oils in Asian vegetarian dishes, to impart flavour. But since I’m going for something healthier and lighter as a daily lunch option, veggie options from cafés serve as a better source of inspiration. And with so many vegan cafes which seem to be popping up, there’s no shortage of inspiration!

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In Asian Treats, Dessert, Pastry, Recipe on
May 15, 2018

Hong Kong Style Coconut Tarts

Hong Kong Style Coconut Tarts
It wasn’t until I was writing this post that I noticed that this isn’t the first time I’ve posted a recipe for Hong Kong Style Coconut Tarts on my blog.

Oops?

It’s been that long I’ve forgotten I’ve made them before!

Hong Kong Style Coconut Tarts

Actually, maybe don’t click on that link- there’s some cringe worthy writing during my high school days (yes it’s been that long!). And if you’re after a good coconut tart recipe, you’ll find it on this page anyway!
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In Cake, Recipe on
April 26, 2018

Matcha Black Sesame Cake

From my many years of bringing in sweet treats for colleagues at the Chinese restaurant I used to work at, I’ve realised that there is only really one compliment that you can get:

‘It’s not too sweet’

Never mind the time spent icing the sides perfectly on the cake, or the effort put into getting the perfect texture for the mousse. It’s the sweetness that really matters!

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