Mexican Cooking: Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca)


So, what’s the difference between pico de gallo and salsa? Well, pico de gallo is also called salsa fresca. And as its name suggests, it is a type of fresh salsa. It’s crunchy, fresh, and much less soupy than regular salsas which tend to be blended or puréed. I generally prefer pico de gallo as fillings for burritos and […]

Chinese Cooking: Pan-fried Juicy Pork Dumplings


As you can tell, I’ve been cooking a lot lately. I’ve always loved baking and cooking, but finally being able to experiment in my own kitchen has really been good fun. Making sure it’s well-stocked with all your favourite spices and condiments, shopping for fresh produce and trying out new recipes that really brings me so much […]

Italian Cooking: Lobster Cioppino


Sean and I haven’t cooked together for awhile, but we’re looking forward to trying out and sharing more new recipes when we move into our new place soon! Meanwhile, I really want to share one of our favourite fuss-free dishes to put together — this hearty, comforting seafood cioppino. The cioppino is an Italian-American dish said […]