Spicy Pumpkin Soup

October 17, 2014 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 17 Comments

Easy and healthy creamy Spicy Pumpkin Soup, that’s bold and rich with Asian flavours.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup, with rich asian flavours

This Spicy Pumpkin Soup is one of recipes that I teach in my class and demonstration. Most pumpkin soup recipes are loaded with cream, but this Spicy Pumpkin Soup is a healthy soup recipe, bold and rich with Asian flavours. It is gluten free, vegan and a comfort to the soul. The participants love how quick and healthy it is; and packed with bold flavours. Continue Reading →

Baked Vegetable Chips with Tahini Dip

April 2, 2014 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 8 Comments

Vegetable Chips with Tahini Dip I would crave for salty potato chips once every few moons and get a bag of all natural chips. After 1/3 through the bag in a sitting, I would get some weird reactions and just couldn’t stand the sight of it. It’s probably my body sending me signals. Talk about fast reaction. So what would a girl to do when she has the cravings again? Bake some sweet potato fries and chips. Sometimes I made them for breakfast too. Continue Reading →

Yee Sang (Raw Fish Salad) – the Prosperity Toss for Chinese New Year

January 27, 2012 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 8 Comments

What a week it has been, I’m over my food quota for the month! Lots of cooking, delicious traditional Chinese festive food, sweet treats, laughter, firecrackers and more fabulous street food of Penang. Starting with the 10 dishes reunion dinner on the eve of Chinese New Year at my paternal grandparents house, steamboat lunch on 1st day of Chinese New Year and dinner at my 2nd Aunt’s house. Continue Reading →

Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

January 11, 2012 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 16 Comments

If you’re craving a high-fat and salty treat like deep-fried French fries, try this healthier baked sweet potato fries recipe. Baked sweet potato fries are much lower in fat than a deep-fried version and are very quick to prepare. These easy Low-Fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries got me so addicted to sweet potatoes and it’s a much simpler version of my other favourite – Roasted Sweet Potato Stacks. Kids will love these as well. Even my man who does not like snacking could not stop munching these fries that I bake for myself. Continue Reading →

Roasted Sweet Potato Stacks

November 4, 2011 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 15 Comments

Yes it’s another Sweet Potato recipe. Aren’t these pretty and delish?

I know many people think sweet potatoes as being nothing more than plain old potatoes that can tweak our taste buds with some extra flavor. I was never a big fan of sweet potato, I know it has high fiber content but steamed sweet potatoes taste bland (Steaming them was the only cooking method I knew). I went searching for more recipes, and fell in love with the sweet caramelised taste of Baked Sweet Potato Fries. As I dig deeper, I was pleasantly surprised by the health benefits of these plain-looking tubers! With recently found delish recipes, I’m definitely eating more sweet potatoes from now on! Continue Reading →