Steamed Rainbow Trout in Thai Chilli Sauce

Steamed fish with salty and spicy sauce was a favorite when we were in Penang, Malaysia. Typically, it was a decent sized grouper served whole chinese style. In this case, I’m using rainbow trout, which is widely available in Canada and has white delicate flesh similar to a grouper, to make this dish influenced by…

Mee Goreng Ayam

If you’ve been to Malaysia, Indonesia or Singapore, you would have tasted mee goreng ayam which is a sweet, salty and spicy sitr-fried noodle dish. Mee goreng ayam literally translates to fried chicken noodles. It is best enjoyed as a snack in these countries with iced tea or a cold beer but can double as…

Roast Turkey Leg with Herbal Butter

We don’t usually celebrate thanksgiving. So we don’t really get to enjoy the yummy roast turkey everyone is super excited about close to this North American holiday. Although turkey is super expensive close to thanksgiving, it becomes much more affordable immediately after. Being a leaner meat, turkey is always a preffered taste for us (see…

Chow Mein

Chow mein is a sure item on many chinese takeout menus. It’s a sweet and sour stir-fried noodle dish which is typically made with chicken, pork and seafood. The taste varies from North America to Asian countries such as Singapore and Malaysia where the dish is popular. In this recipe, I combine tastes from North…

Oven Baked Spicy Chicken Wings

We all love chicken wings, whether for a late lunch or with an evening beer. However, I don’t find the deep fried snack too healthy. This recipe concentrates the flavor of classic chicken wings while making it much healthier by baking.

Lamb Burgers with Herbal Mayo Sauce

There’s nothing like a good burger with a side of fries to make you feel happy. Although our favorite fast food chains offer tasty burgers at a low price, I wonder how healthy they are for my family. I also don’t trust the frozen burger patties found at the supermarket. So I prefer to make…

Ginger Infused Chicken Soup

Soup is a guilty treat for my husband. Whenever he indulges in a week of rich food, he opts for a dinner of soup one of the days. To keep the soup as light as possible, I make it as a pure broth infused with a lot of ginger and herbs. The amount of vegetables…

Chicken Biryani

Biryani is synonyms with Indian cuisine allover the world. Odds are, if you have eaten at a proper Indian restaurant, you would have seen Biryani on the menu. I have had it in Asia, Europe, Middle East and America. My husband has had it in the Caribbean, Africa, South America and the Pacific which pretty…