Cooking

Whole Scallops Poached in Olive Oil

January 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

This is a technique I learned on TV, when this chef was showing how to slow poaching salmon in olive oil. It is better to use fresh scallop, take the whole thing out from the [...]

Cream of Walnut Soup

December 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cream of Walnut Soup Okay so I was wrong, the easiest dessert recipe in the cookbook is NOT the cranberry and apple kuchen! It certainly takes less ingredients and efforts to [...]

Creamy Lobster Broth

October 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Creamy Lobster Broth Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 Part 1 There are several recipes on cooking lobster in the cookbook, which I was instantly drawn into since I love eating [...]

Plating a Dish from the East

August 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Steamed Wild Pacific Cod on Tofu, Lotus Root, Shiitake, and Lotus seeds. Yam Vermicelli While plating Chinese cuisine being mostly rustic, I wanted to try creating a dish [...]

The Use Of Beet Greens

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Beet greens could be just versatile in cooking and delicious as beet roots. Pan Seared Striploin with Beet Greens Risotto, and Beet Greens Gomae The steak. I put on a cajun [...]

A Simple Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

June 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad Beet and goat cheese are the perfect duo. The tartness of goat cheese cut through the sweetness of beet, providing a good balance of tastes and [...]

I Applied for MasterChef Canada!

June 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

Asparagus Sampler: Sashimi , Pickled, Bacon Rolls, Crab Cake…. Fig Compote, Sriracha Aioli I did apply for MasterChef Canada last year and But I missed an opportunity. [...]

Spaghetti Pizza

May 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Spaghetti pizza a simple dish to make, and a fun way to eat spaghetti. If you have eggs in your fridge, this would a great idea to eat your leftover spaghetti. Or if you want [...]

Spot Prawn Ceviche on Tomato Sands

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

As we continued on our 5-course spot prawn dinner party, the second dish was inspired by Peruvian cuisine: spot prawn ceviche. It was another simple and elegant way to [...]

Simply Good Ole Banana Bread

April 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

This banana bread is inspired by  a Martha Stewart recipe and it is incredibly easy! Baked Banana Bread with Pecans Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup flour, unbleached 1 cup sugar, 1 [...]

Chocolate Cake for Dinner Party Dessert

April 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

After making chocolate cake for the first time, I wanted to step up and make a chocolate cake dessert for my dinner party. I used the same recipe and make 2 square cakes. [...]

Stuffed Free Range Chicken Legs

April 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

I definitely considered cooking a clumsy looking whole chicken leg underwhelming. I would not mind to cook drumsticks or thighs because they were the more flavourful parts of [...]

Watermelon Salad: A Refreshing Summer Dish

April 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

I had made this watermelon salad dish once. It was an inspiration from watching an episode of Top Chef last year. This time I reduced the spicy elements. To server for 4, [...]

Spring Watercress Salad in Broth

April 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

The ingredients of the broth are pretty minimal, consisting only ginger, garlic, and onion. The whole point of this dish is to showcase the freshness and natural flavours of [...]

Extreme Ethnic Cooking: Hainan Chicken

April 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cantonese people love eating chicken just as much as seafood. But among the 800 hundreds way of cooking their chicken, they love the seemingly unglamorous way of preparation [...]

Steak and Cheesy Tomato Salad

April 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

This dish could be served as a first course or an entree. I grilled 2 pieces of 8-9oz strip loin and cut them into 4 square pieces. I just used a Montreal dry rub on the [...]

Cooking Lamb Heart

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

I found this organic lamb heart in my freezer. I figured lamb heart might have more gaminess than lamb meat, so I used more spices in the dry rub. Grilled Lamb Heart, Potato [...]

My First Homemade Gourmet Burger

March 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

The inspiration of this gourmet burger was from watching Hubert Keller’s Chow.com video on Youtube. I spent a little more time chopping a nice fresh piece of top [...]
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