Mapu tofu is an umami-packed powerhouse of chilli and pepper that sucked me into Chinatown diners and alerted me to the unbelievable depth possible in vegetarian cookery.
There are certain meals that slap you out of a waking sleep. I remember the exact moment I first tasted this salsa verde con piña.
I love to mix and match different combinations of squash, pumpkin or any other gourd available to layer different flavours in each spoonful.
This recipe, Wonton Sichuan Chili Oil, can be found in markets all around the province, and they serve a mouth-watering version at Tim Ho Wan.
This country cornbread incorporates black beans to add some sustenance to a quick and easy recipe that can be thrown together last minute, or in the morning before work. It is a versatile batter that can be baked in a cake pan, loaf pan or muffins to grab and go for the rest of the…… Continue reading Country Cornbread with Black Beans
Turkey, turkey, turkey. You say Thanksgiving, first thing everyone pictures is a wattle-necked gobbler. Then they think dry, tough, chewy: these are not the words you want associated with your home cooking. Some of you might think stuffing or cornbread dressing is the best item on your Thanksgiving table. Stuffing and dressing are certainly scrumptious,…… Continue reading Thanksgiving Cola Braised Ham Hocks
Turkey Lion’s Head Meatballs will be the most talked about addition to any holiday dinner. It tastes delicious, looks intense and has a bad ass name… it might even be healthy.