Category: Asian

Banh Mi Breakfast Bialy

Banh Mi is a culinary fusion of Vietnamese and French flavours. “The popular Vietnamese sandwich is infinitely variable, but always features a profusion of colours and textures, usually includes some form of pork, and often includes a tangy vegetable pickle,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice. “Dense and chewy bialy buns support all …

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Pho Fried Rice Recipe

For those of you who enjoy that pho taste, this recipe gives you a creative twist while keeping those authentic Vietnamese flavors in mind. “Pho broth infuses the rice with savory notes of ginger, onion and spices in this fun twist on the Vietnamese noodle soup,” shares Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice Cooking …

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Fresh and Light Veggie Pad Thai

Author: Sonja Goedkoop, MSPH, RD This versatile one-pot packs plenty of vegetables, plant protein, whole grains and flavorful herbs. Pad Thai may look daunting, but you can use any vegetables you have on hand and it takes just 15 minutes to cook. Restaurant versions use fried rice and heavy sauce. This healthy homemade recipe tastes better …

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How to Make Authentic Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Kimchi is a fascinating thing. It is a salt-pickled Korean vegetable dish often made primarily of Napa cabbage, but also made of daikon radish, cucumbers, spring onions and a wide variety of additional ingredients that create a range of flavor from spicy and hot to savory to mild and almost sweet. Currently, there are over …

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Punjabi Meethe Chawal

A festive Meethe Chawal is an aromatic dessert for your family celebration or for a dinner party with friends. The main ingredient is rice tinged with saffron and studded with nuts and raisins — and it’s a sweet treat that will have your guests asking for more. “This Meethe Chawal is a great choice for …

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Sweet Potatoes with Curried Beef, Mushrooms & Sour Cream

How to boost flavor, not calories A heart-warming combination of sweet potatoes, beef and mushrooms make for a healthy and flavorful low calorie meal. This recipe was developed by Mike Ward, a Toronto-based Aussie chef. Sweet Potatoes with Curried Beef, Mushrooms and Sour Cream Ingredients: • 4 medium sweet potatoes • 200 grams ground beef • 200 grams …

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Miso Glaze Cod

A recipe to spring you into the new season A great way to enter spring is spending time with your family and making new delicious recipes together. Celebrity chef Anna Olson shares her crowd-pleasing miso glaze cod recipe that is easy to make and only takes 35 minutes to prepare. Miso Glaze Cod Prep Time: …

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A Quick DIY Yakisoba Recipe

Looking for something uniquely Japanese to eat and want it fast? Yakisoba is the answer. It’s a traditional Japanese dish that is very easy to prepare. Yakisoba is basically pan fried noodles. It is a commoner’s food, not very fancy, and it’s usually prepared as a snack or as picnic food. The noodles used in …

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Recipe: Ahi Grapefruit Poke

Cook with seasonal fresh produce Winter months are perfect for peak season Florida Grapefruit. This versatile super fruit enriches the flavor of both sweet and savory dishes — adding sweetness, a pop of color and flavor. While Florida’s climate is perfect for nurturing fresh flavour, its subtropical growing conditions that mean heavy rains, intense sunshine …

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Korean-style Short Ribs

Juicy rib recipe that’s actually good for you Eating healthier doesn’t mean giving up on your favourites — even ones you would never think could be made into something good for you. Take this finger-licking-good recipe for Korean-style short ribs, which is low in sodium and could fit a kidney-friendly diet. It’s made by chef …

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