almond and black sesame milky tea

Black Sesame and Almond Milky Iced Tea

May 19 A couple of weeks ago we went to our local Asian specialty grocery store. I needed some dried mushrooms for a hot and sour soup (that ended up being one of the most disgusting things I have ever made… I was so disappointed, I don’t know what went wrong!). It was late in […]

smoothie bowl

Mango, Banana and Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

April 23 Smoothie bowls have only been in my life since I had my first¬†acai bowl in Hawaii last year. What a breakfast-changing discovery that was! Since then, my freezer has been consistently¬†stocked with a variety of fruit and my pantry is always full of potential crunchy toppings. You don’t need a recipe to make […]

rice noodles with peanut sauce

Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce

April 5 A few days ago I was scouring Lady and Pups’ website for recipes that use black sesame. For some reason a recipe of homemade wontons swimming in this peanut sauce came up, and I knew that I had to make it immediately (the black sesame creation will be coming soon!). Not only did […]

eggplant and mango salad rolls

Eggplant and Mango Salad Rolls

March 8 This past weekend, I was at a potluck and had one of the most delicious eggplant dishes that I had ever tried. I immediately had to ask where the recipe was from and lucky for me, it was sitting in Jerusalem, one of my favourite cookbooks. I couldn’t believe that I had overlooked […]