Tag Archive: Asian

Jackfruit Char Siu Bao

Growing up in the suburbs of southeastern Pennsylvania, my family didn’t have many opportunities to visit Philadelphia’s Chinatown but when we did, I’d always ask for a Char Siu Bao: barbecue pork stuffed… Continue reading

Hawaiian Bowls (gluten-free)

It’s always this time of the year — when the air is brisk and the rain relentless — that I long for my self-proclaimed second home of Kauai. Okay, I’ll be honest: the Hawaiian… Continue reading

Spooky Sushi!

Happy Halloween you frightful foodies! The goblins and ghouls (or should I say Captain Americas and Elsas) are getting ready to hit the town and with all that candy strewn about, it’s great to… Continue reading

Book Review & Recipe: The Green and the Red, A Novel // Pumpkin Wonton Soup

I have these daydreams. They come to me at all times of the day and for a moment I’m seduced into thinking the world has actually gone completely vegan. That’s right. The sidewalks… Continue reading

Szechuan-Style Green Beans with Glazed Seitan

We are just back from vacation and while I always enjoy the break from grocery shopping, cooking and doing dishes, I also miss it a little too. Well, okay, I miss the shopping… Continue reading

Forbidden Rice Pudding (Gluten-free, Sugar-Free)

I love rice. I could eat it every day. I always tell my friends it’s my “desert island food.” As in, if I were stranded on a desert island and could only eat… Continue reading

Rainbow Noodle Salad (gluten-free option!)

Spring has me thinking color, color, color! My herb garden is planted, my perennials are blooming, and the produce at the farmer’s market is bursting with fresh vibrancy… a literal feast for the… Continue reading

Chia-Crusted Summer Rolls, Shiitake Broth

My girls and I are obsessed with the Food Network cooking show, Chopped. We downloaded a bunch of seasons (there are a whopping 20 and counting!) and watch an episode or two per… Continue reading

Shiitake, Corn & Leek Ravioli // Orange Butter // Crispy Mint & Almonds

Dining out on Italian can be difficult as a vegan. My hubby and I have a few go-to places here in the North Bay that really know how to cater to my dietary… Continue reading

Easy Bhindi Masala

Vegans love Indian food for obvious reasons. There are so many vegan options packed with intense flavor and for spice-lovers like me, enough heat to make you wipe your brow with that cloth… Continue reading

Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert

Gong Hey Fat Choy! It’s the Year of the Horse — my year! To all the other horses out there: do you feel like you embody the traits of the equine zodiac sign?… Continue reading

Tomato Garlic Noodles

I used to love to order Tomato Beef Noodles at a Chinese restaurant. The sweet tanginess is a nice departure from the typical Sweet and Sour dish and the lack of red food… Continue reading