Asian Cooking: Mom’s Claypot Rice Recipe


One of my most favourite dishes growing up is this giant pot of my mom’s homemade claypot rice. I always loved how we’d huddle round the dining table, waiting for the moment where she’d lift the lid of the pot. All those magical flavours would come wafting out and make all our mouths water. One […]

Italian Cooking: Handmade Fettuccine with Pork Ragu


There’s nothing quite like a hearty, melt-in-your-mouth meat ragu over some freshly-made pasta. It’s not only comforting but a wonderful treat for the family. And if you’re entertaining, you can get this ready hours beforehand. We decided to try out a pork ragu, but I’m sure you can substitute it for beef if you prefer. […]

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 […]

Recipe: Tibetan Buffalo Momos & Tomato Chutney with Yangchen


One of the highlights of my trip to Nepal has got to be spending an afternoon with Yangchen in her home in Pokhara. We chatted about everything under the sun while making traditional Tibetan Momos or dumplings together. There was just something about her presence that was so calm and peaceful that made the experience […]