Sauteed Parsley

Sauteed Parsley

First time I tried the Sauteed Parsley dish was at my friend Kanthi Randeni’s place.    She served a green leafy vegetable as a side dish, and asked me “Guess what this vegie is?”.  It has a crunchy feel, nice texture, very tasty with a…

Gluten Dairy Free Mango Pudding

Gluten Dairy Free Mango Pudding

This gluten dairy free mango pudding is one of my favorite dessert.  It is also our family’s favorite dessert whenever we visit  a Chinese restaurant.  In fact, this gluten dairy free mango pudding is often offered as a dimsum item.  You can also find it…

How to Make Honey Lemon Green Tea

How to Make Honey Lemon Green Tea

My friend introduced me to this Honey Lemon Green Tea and I simply love it.  It is very simple to make. 1.  Add boiling water and green teabag to a pot. 2. Add lemon slices to the pot. 3. Add honey (1 tablespoon per cup)…

5 Exciting Beef Stew Recipes

5 Exciting Beef Stew Recipes

Diversity in Canada means that we have many more exciting ways to cook our beef stew.   Immigrants from different countries have different ways of tackling the beef simply by varying the ingredients and spices.  Here are 5 beef stew recipes from different countries. 1.  Kenyan Matoke…

8 Tips for the perfect Beef Stew

8 Tips for the perfect Beef Stew

Here are 8 tips for the perfect beef stew that is tender, rich, and flavourful.  Beef stew in all its different variations is a favorite Canadian dish.   It is particularly popular for potluck dinners or family gatherings.  Canada is a multicultural country, so Canadians enjoy…

Asian Ginger Sesame Roasted Quail

Asian Ginger Sesame Roasted Quail

Asian Ginger Sesame Roasted Quail recipe is very popular among Chinese-Canadians.  In act, humans have been eating roast quails for over 10,000 years.  Quails are one of the top 10 ancient food for Egyptian Pharoahs.  It is believed that quails are already popular food around…

Gluten Free Sri Lankan Hopper

Gluten Free Sri Lankan Hopper

Canada is a country of immigrants, and thus enjoy the food diversity of its immigrant population.  One such country is  Sri Lanka, which has long been renowned for its spices. Since ancient times, traders from all over the world who came to Sri Lanka brought…

How to Make Simple Delicious Pancakes

How to Make Simple Delicious Pancakes

One of the things that Canada is known for throughout the world, is its maple syrup. What is the best thing to pour this deliciously sweet substance over? In my opinion, a very strong case can be made for simple pancakes. Although they are very…

Four Joy Chinese Meatballs recipe

Four Joy Chinese Meatballs recipe

Officially, it is the Four Joy Chinese Meatballs recipe, but I call it Grandma’s Chinese Meatballs Recipe. It is called Four Joy, because it is served during the four joyful life celebrations – Courtship, Marriage, Child Rearing, Aging. Legend has this recipe dating back to…