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Hot & Sour Soup

Who needs take out when you can make Chinese food this good at home?

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If I Just Had One Day in Hong Kong

If I was in Hong Kong for just one day, I know exactly what I would do. First thing in the morning, I’d take the cable car up the mountain to Victoria Peak to see a view of the city: And get a green tea ice cream: Then I’d head off to Hong Kong Park […]

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Cilantro-Ginger Veggie Dumplings

I’ve been having a little too much fun catching up on foodie TV shows, and I have really enjoyed this season’s Top Chef Canada and The F Word (if you’re in Canada, you can watch them here). On one episode of The F Word, they featured Chinese dumplings, and I had to eat them immediately. […]

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Veggie Fried Rice

We ordered in Thai food a few days ago, in the middle of a ridiculously busy week, and they sent along some extra rice.  Well, instead of letting it go to waste, I thought it was high time for a stir-fry, and what better way to use up leftover rice and a fridge-full of veggies […]

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Ginger Soy Yu Choy

Mmmm, I have a new favourite food: Yu Choy. “What is this Yu Choy?” I hear you ask. Well, its English name is Edible Rape (like the rape we grow for rape seed, but a different plant), and it’s a glorious Chinese green veggie.  Also known as Choy Sum (Flowering Chinese Cabbage), which is a […]

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Brown Rice Congee with Shiitakes and Cilantro

Ok, less fun around here today — I’m at home on the futon with a chest cold.  Ugh. I must have known I was coming down with something last night when I went for one of my go-to super-quick meals: Miso with Dumplings. Traveling Asia in my mind, and still needing sick food today, lots […]

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