13/05/2020 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | Comments Off on Thai Pumpkin Mushroom Red Curry
I am a big fan of Thai green curry, I cook it quite often but was not aware of the other ‘sister’ Thai red curry until I came across a Pumpkin Red curry recipe in a magazine. I found that green curry pairs well with summer vegetables while red curry pairs beautifully with winter vegetables like pumpkin. Since then, pumpkin red curry appears often on my menu, especially during cooler months. Continue Reading →
Soul satisfying bowl of Ayurvedic Tomato Spinach Dal Soup that boost metabolism, nourish and cleanse
Dal is the generic term used for all lentils in India. Soup of stew dishes made with any lentil is also called dal. Kinda confusing huh? Each region in India has their own variation of dal with different lentils being used. In Malaysia, it is common to enjoy thick dal stews with flat breads like roti canai, chapati or my favourite thosai. Continue Reading →
Easy savoury Korean Kimchi Pancake as a snack or appetizer. Possible as a meal as how I like it.
I love making kimchi but it is Norbert who enjoys eating it more than I do. He loves spicy and sourish flavours. Instead of having kimchi as side dish, I prefer using kimchi in dishes such as kimchi noodle soup, kimchi tofu soup and kimchi pancake. Not only can you can have your dose of good probiotics from the kimchi, most people (including my carnivorous husband) does not mind those dishes are vegetarian. Continue Reading →
Chinese red date 红枣 (jujube) is one of the most popular Chinese foods used as a health tonic and traditional herb, especially to improve qi (energy) and blood for the body. It is too bad that the western world does not know about the health benefits of red dates because red dates also strengthen the spleen and stomach qi (energy) which helps to digest food, tonify blood and relax the mind. When you have good overall qi, it is reflected through your healthy rosy cheeks (that’s our natural blusher 🙂 ) Continue Reading →