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Authentic Chinese chive and pork dumplings

Chinese chive and pork dumplings are the most traditional dim sum (called dianxin in Mandarin). Dumplings are called jiaozi in China. What you put inside these tiny delicious treats almost vary from family to family. However, the filling made with Chinese chives and pork is definitely a staple. So you […]

Easy homemade puff pastry

Easy homemade puff pastry with true layers of lamination

Making puff pastry from scratch has never been easier with my recipe. I absolutely love using puff pastry to make tart and pastry. These flaky layers give any baked good that special crunch and airy texture. Unfortunately, I find laminating the dough is quite time restrictive (#busymum). But that was […]

Super easy Indian dal

Super easy Indian dal

Indian dal, so nutritious, so comforting. It is one of my go-to vegetarian comfort food. I usually serve it with rice but whenever I can afford the extra step, I make garlic naans. So flavourful and filling! If you are like me, quickly grab my easy and super quick dal […]

Chicken soba noodle salad

My healthy chicken soba noodle salad

If you are a salad person in summer (who’s not?!), my chicken soba noodle salad is definitely for you! Enjoying it chilled is like a nice summer breeze. So, you can definitely make it ahead of time. This chicken soba noodle salad will store in the fridge for about 3 […]

Easy key lime pie recipe

My easy key lime pie recipe

My very first encounter with a key lime pie was 16 years ago. At that time, my husband and I would chill at our favourite tea house after our Saturday lunch. He’d typically order a slice of key lime pie with a pot of jasmine tea. While I would vary […]

Vegetarian samosas ~~ Samoussas végétariens

Hi everyone! Sorry for the delay in posting this recipe. I have been quite busy lately. Lucky me, I had to slow down today as my daughter is home. She woke up with a pink eye this morning. As she is prone to this kind of condition, I gave homeopathic […]

Raisins and thyme crackers ~~ Crackers aux raisins et thym

Hi everyone! It’s Friday and Friday now means casual aperitif-dinner made of various finger foods in our family. Living abroad, away from your family means that you don’t get to together for most of the traditional family celebrations where ties are being created between family members around a nice meal. […]