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Cherry Compote

It’s cherry season! What comes to mind when I think of cherries are the fun memories tied to this sweet and sour fruit. Every summer when I was a kid, my family and cousins would drive about an 1 1/2 hours to the nearest cherry farm. […]

Mango Sticky Rice

The combination of these sweet tropical ingredients sinking into a carefully steamed mountain of rice topped with crunchy peanuts and crackling sesame seeds makes for a truly happy meal. Mango sticky rice is a summer treat, best served first thing in a morning or as […]

Crispy Oyster Mushroom

Ingredients 8 oz oyster mushroom 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1/2 cup self-rising flour 3/4 cup warm water 1 large clove of shallots 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1 stalk green onions (optional) 2 cups of vegetable oil for 8 inch pan Directions Take oyster mushrooms and […]

Potato Soup

Serving Size: 6 Ingredients 4 potatoes 8 shiitake mushrooms 2 cloves of garlic 1/4 cup goji berries 8 cups of water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce splash rice wine (optional) 2 teaspoon mushroom seasoning 1/2 teaspoon sugar pepper  1 […]

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Summer is just around the corner in the Bay Area and we’re starting to feel the heat. Watermelons are our favorite fruit to keep us hydrated during the sunny days. We decided to experiment and swap our usually yummy tomato caprese for a watermelon inspired […]

Poached Egg

The other day, I came across an article about a newly opened Australian cafe in Manhattan with a photo of a lovely poached egg perched on top of an avocado smothered on toast. I’ve never attempted to cook a poached egg, thinking that it was a […]

Fresh Salsa

I first learned to make salsa from my aunt, Tita Perla. She only showed me how to make it once, but I can still remember standing in her periwinkle blue kitchen and helping her chop the fresh and fragrant ingredients. She even gave away her secret […]

Easy Honey Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Watching the tube growing up, I always remembered TV parents telling their kids to “Eat your brussel sprouts!” with a look of disgust on the child’s face. From then on, it was ingrained that I should steer clear from these bright foreign green mini-cabbage balls. […]

Quick Gouda, Tomato, and Kale Soup

This recipe is for those days when we wish we had a magic wand like Harry Potter to instantly create a wizard’s stew. Well, the next best thing is a quick and easy soup made using your trusty wooden spoon. Don’t you just love those quick […]

Chinese Vegetable Soup (Lycium Chinense/Chinese Wolfberry)

This soup is all so clear and also cures. Ingredients Water Lycium chinense mill or spinach  2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 pinches salt 2 garlic cloves 1 cup of oyster mushrooms 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice cooking wine 1 tablespoon mushroom seasoning Directions […]