Category: Asian

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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Recipe: Vegan Banh Mi Sandwiches

Reinvent family-favourite meals with local products With a growing desire to shop local, there is an easy and convenient way to switch up your grocery list with products that are prepared in Canada. With more brands made locally than you may think, it’s easy to shop local from the comfort of your nearest grocery store. …

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Recipe: Peanut Basil Vinaigrette

The peanut, basil and balsamic flavours of this versatile dressing will inspire your meal menus for weeks – and the monounsaturated fats in the peanut oil are a heart-healthy type of fat. The dressing is excellent with a vegetable salad, coleslaw or noodles, brushed over grilled veggies, or even as a marinade. Peanut Basil Vinaigrette Prep …

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Shrimp Spring Rolls

Help your kids expand their palates and put their adventurous side into action by inviting them into the kitchen to get involved in meal decisions from the market to the dinner table. Exploring new foods can encourage flexibility in children, so be sure to introduce your family to fun and exciting flavours early on. Even …

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How to Make Thai Iced Tea

If you have ever eaten in a Thai or perhaps a Vietnamese restaurant, then you have probably seen an interesting orange colored beverage in a tall glass go by with a waiter or waitress you’ve often wondered just what kind of drink this might be. You’re pretty sure it’s a Thai drink…. after all, you are in …

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Indian-Spiced Shrimp Kebobs with Peanut Coconut Pesto

Think sizzle and spice with these shrimp skewers and peanut pesto. Elevate your weeknight dinner routine with these Indian-flavoured kebobs that have a little sweet and a kick of spice. This take on pesto blends peanuts, coriander and coconut for a dipping sauce that is big on flavour, and better for your budget. Indian-Spiced Shrimp …

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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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