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Vietnamese-inspired mango salad

A versatile sweet and sour side dish! I don’t know about you, but I’m craving a little heat and a lot of sunshine on my plates these days. A meal at Vancouver’s exceedingly popular Ahn & Chi restaurant was the … Continue reading

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Sautéed Mixed Greens

I have always been a huge fan of greens. As a kid, one of my favourite jobs in our family’s large vegetable garden was thinning the beets because I knew it meant later that day I’d get to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Chicken or Shrimp Salad

I love crunchy salads that are packed with flavour and colour so this one is a real winner for me. I find the hot-salty-sour-bitter-sweet flavours of Vietnamese food absolutely irresistable and appreciate that Vietnamese food is also considered to be … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Thai Soup

When I find my vegetable drawer filled with little bits and pieces, I usually whip up a quick frittata for lunch. Yesterday, I was about to do just that, when I remembered I had transferred a half a can of … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Coleslaw

Crisp, refreshing salads are a staple of my summertime menus. Coleslaw is a particular favourite, especially when made with a vinaigrette rather than a temperature-sensitive mayonnaise based dressing. I’ve long been a fan of a simple lemon-garlic-olive oil-oregano combination but … Continue reading

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Soba Noodle Salad with Mango

This Asian-inspired salad blends elements from several cuisines to create a taste that hits all the right notes: hot, salty, sour and sweet. Soba is the Japanese word for buckwheat; these noodles are rich in fibre, iron and essential amino … Continue reading

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