These crystal skin Shrimp Dumpling Suimono (clear soup) are a twist to the traditional dim sum favorite. They make a delicious appetizer.
Deliciously light, airy, and crispy Fried Popiah (Spring Rolls) filled with jicama, carrots, and cabbage. Step-by-step photo instructions included.
These Brown Rice Sushi rolls with cucumber, asparagus, and crab sticks are a healthier alternative to regular white rice sushi. They are just as tasty.
Broiled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus – an elegant and tasty appetizer made with just a handful of ingredients. Perfect for a party or dinner for two.
A delightful succulent Shrimp Cocktail with a slightly spicy and tangy tomato and horseradish sauce to start off your meal or holiday party.
Prosciutto Wrapped Melon – an easy no-cook sweet salty appetizer perfect for the holidays. Using decorative food picks make a lovely presentation.
These Beefy Pomegranate Quinoa Stuffed Poblanos are delicious as an appetizer or light lunch. The addition of pomegranate arils give them a festive touch.
Make your own soft, white, and fine textured steamed Char Siew Bao filled with sweet barbecued pork filling. Step-by-step instructions.
Tasty gluten free fish cakes made with cod and garlicky Chinese chives. They are wonderful as an appetizer, snack, or light meal.
These Gluten Free Baked Chicken Tenders have a crunchy rice krispies and parmesan crust. They are delicious served with a Spicy Nectarine Yogurt Dip.
Tasty and fragrant Spiced Quinoa Corn Patties flavored with garam masala. Great as an appetizer, snack or side dish. Also works beautifully in the lunchbox.
Delicious vinegar flavored quinoa filled tofu pockets resembling inari zushi. The tofu pockets are deep fried and seasoned with sweetened soy sauce.
For me coming from Southeast Asia, some European vegetables like endives and artichokes are exotic. When I was growing up, I did not even know these vegetables existed, let alone find them. My initial thought when I saw endives were that they are baby Napa cabbage. While Napa cabbage is seldom eaten raw except when…
These Money Bag Dumplings are a feast for the eyes and palate. They are made gluten free using translucent rice wrappers and Napa cabbage.
Ro-Ri San has been travelling quite a bit lately. His most recent business trip took him to Italy. He managed to squeeze a weekend in Rome into his tight schedule. I wish I could have joined him but Ro-Jiro is still a minor and school is in session. Perhaps I will do that the next…
Golden Pumpkin Pakoras coated with chickpea flour, garam masala, chili powder, ground turmeric, and cumin seeds. They are crispy crunchy and gluten free.