Japanese Cooking: Healthy Green Bean 白和え Shiraae


The first time I tried a green bean shiraae, was at Nakajima Suisan where we had some of the best grilled fish in Singapore. Shira-ae or shiraae, a classic tofu paste that was born from the Zen Buddhist vegetarian cuisine called shojin ryouri. Over the years, I’ve felt a certain affinity with Buddhist teachings and traditions, so the […]

Healthy Cooking: Salmon Teriyaki with Sautéed Vegetables Recipe


It’s been awhile since I shared a recipe, so here’s a healthy one I tried out tonight for a simple, delicious and very nutritious meal that works for all of you who want to start eating clean this new year. The best part about cooking and preparing your own healthy meals is that it doesn’t have […]