Category: Asian

Recipe for Golden Milk

Need something exciting to sip when you come out of the cold? Swap out the hot chocolate for this sweet treat with heat instead. Golden milk is a traditional Indian hot beverage considered by many to have soothing properties. Simple ingredients combined with ultrafiltered Canadian milk makes for a creamy and delicious version of this …

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Recipe: Spicy Thai Peanut Dressing

This exotic, spicy dressing is excellent on a fresh salad, chicken or noodles, or as a dipping sauce. It not only adds exciting flavor to your dish, but also the health benefits of monounsaturated fats. Spicy Thai Peanut Dressing Prep time: 5 minutes Makes ½ cup (125 ml) Ingredients: 2 tbsp (30 mL) peanuts, finely …

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Thai-Style Beet Salad

Taste something new with Thai-style salad Salads have a host of bountiful nutrients, but it can be easy to get stuck eating the same kind every day. To help get you of this rut, Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice cooking school, encourages you to try this Thai-style beet salad, which only takes 15 …

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Easy Beef Bulgogi

There’s a battle taking place in the kitchens of homes all across Canada. On one side, you have tired parents, and on the other side, picky eaters. Parents just want to provide their kids with a nutritious meal, but it can be tough in the face of “ews,” “yucks,” and “can we have pizza?” The …

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Chicken Tikka Masala Pizza

A guilt-free pizza with a fiery kick Don’t settle for everyday marinara when saucing your next pizza. Here, we’ve topped a gluten-free cauliflower crust with a fiery curry sauce and tandoori-spiced chicken for an Indian-inspired pie. “Cut into three bite-size portions to serve as a finger food,” suggests Michelle Pennock, executive chef for the PC …

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Banh Mi Pork Burgers

Inspired by authentic Vietnamese street food, this burger recipe is sure to get you grilling. Topped with white radish, cucumber, a traditional filling of pickled carrot, sriracha mayo and a few leaves of cilantro, this burger delivers a satisfying crunch. “These pork burgers will make grilling and summer hosting a breeze – topped with exceptional …

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Celebrate the Punjabi Culture with a Delicious and Authentic Chole Puri

In this traditional recipe, soft cooked chickpeas are simmered in a fragrant sauce of sautéed onions, tomatoes and spices and served with crisp, fluffy puris. Watch your family savour each bite as they enjoy this tasty South-Asian delight! “Ingredients like the Suraj brand Black Cardamom Pods and the Cinnamon Sticks give this savoury classic its …

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Recipe: Sticky Lime Thai Chicken

Try some easy appetizers to make entertaining simple and fun for host and guests. Reusable sheets for both cooking and presentation are easy to prep and serve from oven to table. Instead of spending hours cleaning up sticky sauces, spend more time with your guests with this tasty appetizer. Sticky Lime Thai Chicken 12 chicken …

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Recipe: Fish Congee

Everything you need to know about Congee Congee is a slow cooked rice porridge eaten in many Asian countries. It can be flavoured with seafood, pork, chicken, vegetables or whatever is on hand. You can serve soy sauce, sesame oil, green onions and peanuts in individual bowls, allowing everyone to add their own toppings. “The …

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Sensational Two-Potato Vegan Chana Masala

Baked potatoes night after night can suck the life out of any dinner creation. Step outside your comfort zone and use these spuds to make a dish inspired by the cuisine of India. This two-potato Chana Masala is a great option for anyone new to South-Asian flavours or South-Asians looking to take their household favourite …

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