Category Archives: Asian

Soba noodle salad with creamy peanut sauce

A quick vegan-friendly meal that makes great leftovers! A few times each week, I try to make a dish that can do double-duty as dinner one night and lunch the next. This is my new favourite “intentional leftovers” meal. It … Continue reading

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Maple and Five Spice roasted chicken

A flavourful and aromatic dish! As an eager experimenter in the kitchen, I was really happy when my kids started to embrace a wider variety of flavour profiles. I love Asian food and now, they do as well. This dish … Continue reading

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Japanese-style seaweed salad

A make-at-home version of a restaurant favourite! It’s amazing how tastes change over time. A generation ago, you’d never have found little kids in North America devouring dried seaweed as a schoolyard snack, but it’s all the rage now. I … Continue reading

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20 minute red curry vegetable soup

A twist on traditional vegetable soups – perfect for autumn! Ever since I made this fantastic shrimp curry a few weeks ago, I’ve been craving the gentle heat and fantastic flavour that red curry paste brings to any dish. After … Continue reading

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Quick Thai-style shrimp or chicken curry

A fast and easy meal that’s packed with flavour! I’ll never forget the first time I tasted a curry dish when in my teens. I took a big bite, impressed with the initial sensation of flavour. Within about ten seconds … Continue reading

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Vietnamese -inspired pasta and vegetable salad

A flavourful vegan dish that’s also great with fish, chicken or beef! I love pasta salad, though definitely NOT with creamy dressings – I’m a vinaigrette girl all the way (unless, of course, I’m using pesto thinned with the hot … Continue reading

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Tasty Tropical Salad

A flavourful twist on traditional coleslaw While it has the traditional coleslaw base of cabbage and carrots, the addition of pineapple along with a ginger-soy-lime dressing gives this tropical slaw a flavourful twist. Serve it with Asian dishes, burgers, or … Continue reading

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