Szechuan Chili Oil

Drizzle over cooked chicken, any meat, wontons, dumplings, noodle soups, and anything that goes well with spicy!! (To me, that’s everything!) Best to prepare a day in advance so the oil can settle into this pretty bright, red hue. Most of the spices can be found in Chinese/Asian grocery stores. If you can’t find some […]

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Spicy Tomatoey Coconut Soup

It is one of those nights when you started out cooking one thing and it became something else different altogether. Anyways, I am glad I experimented with what I had on-hand and it tastes wonderful. Some people may call this a pantry soup because most items are already in the pantry! I will definitely make this […]

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Healthy Banana Bread

What do you do when you have a bunch of bananas that are too ripe to eat?! The answer is Banana bread! That way you don’t have to throw them out and you have something healthy to feed your little ones! This recipe was inspired by my son Aryan and the need to make him a […]

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Mango Coconut Tapioca

This is probably our version of a rice pudding but the starch here is tapioca. Just like any Hong Kong-nese or Cantonese I love this mango dessert. It would be ideal if you have ripen mangoes sitting around your house every day for the rest of your life. However, that is usually not the case. […]

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Lychee Mojito (non-alcoholic)

Growing up in Chinatown, I am always excited to try a new drink or food in town. I do not drink alcohol that often but I love my bubble teas, lattes, matcha drinks, Longan drinks, Lychee drinks and any bakery concoctions that I happen to discover in the city. This Lychee mojito was created because I love the flavor […]

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