Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

Crab Rangoon Wonton Cup Appetizer

Time: 30 minutes I always struggle with appetizers – I can never think of an appetizer to make when having guests!!! I am not sure why… Anyways, when I was in University, I had a go-to crab layered dip appetizer that I made way too often and then didn’t make it for at least a…

Sauteed Bok Choy

Time: 15 minutes Healthy, quick, delicious… need I say more. After having it the other night, my father-in-law said bok choy is now his favorite vegetable… Enjoy! Music Selection: Marsiling Chinese Orchestra – Jasmine Flower Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 5 – 6 heads of baby bok choy 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger,…

Star Anise Asian Beef Stew

Time: 2.5 hours Serves 6 This is a stew that a friend of the Philippines used to make for our kids. The flavours are amazing and the beef becomes like butter. It is easy to make, it just needs to cook for a few hours to get the full effect of the flavours. My oldest…

Green Onion Cakes

Makes 10 Music Selection: Kermit – Rainbow Connection “Why are there so many songs about rainbows, and what’s on the other side?” A platter of green onion cakes… trust me! These are so easy to make and excellent for breakfast, lunch, dinner! We like them for supper, as a side dish, but we make extras…

Brekkie Won Ton Soup?

Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: Katie Melua – 9 Million Bicycles I am always looking for fast, hearty and healthy meals for breakfast. My kids love ramen, pho and pretty much any type of soup, so I decided to try it for breakfast. The jury results: kids LOVED it, but my hubby, not so much……

Breakfast Cheat – Steamed BBQ Pork Buns

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Mulan Soundtrack – A Girl Worth Fighting For This is another very quick breakfast cheat as I buy the frozen BBQ pork buns. I always have a bag handy in the freezer for the mornings where I keep pressing the “snooze” button OR when the alarm doesn’t go off (or…