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cold sesame noodles on repeat

It’s a bone fide heatwave here in Vancouver and I’m not going to complain. It’s hot, but we can manage. Bike rides add much needed breeze and is a generally pleasant way to get around town. Cold drinks on a…

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singapore-style noodles with chicken, peppers & basil….and a Mark Bittman cookbook giveaway!!

I remember the first time I ate singapore noodles. I was in university and out for lunch with my then-boyfriend. Most of my Chinese food experience by that point was by way of mall food courts as a teenager. My…

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quick veggie stir fry sticky rice bowl

I’m new to the ways of sticky rice in my kitchen. We never had it growing up – brown rice, parboiled rice and regular old white rice were the standard. As an adult, I’ve used Jasmine, Basmati and Brown on…

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salad days: warm or cold farro salad with asian vinaigrette

I’ve played around with farro before – throwing it into a root vegetable soup and a couple salads, but because my everyday market didn’t carry it, I only used it occasionally  But last year I moved out of Chinatown where farro was…

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jumping the queue: garlicky stir-fried shrimp & green beans with fresh dill

Long ago I stopped comparing myself to other bloggers. I can’t get it together to make my meals look like they’re from a magazine shoot. I want to take better photos, but I also have a list of at least…

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in your corner: chard & nappa cabbage sesame coconut slaw

In a world where inspiration can come from everywhere, sometimes it seems like advice is a dime a dozen. Pick a font, slap up a poster and your motto is gold, at least for the time being. While I love…

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the amazing, super duper salad: rainbow vegetable salad with peanut ginger dressing

Ever since we’ve been back from our trip, I’ve been going a bit koo-koo for salads. I think it was because life on the road didn’t include as much vegetable variety as we’re usually used to getting. So it’s salad…

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crunch + color: glorious bowl

I’ve always been a voracious reader, though, I’ve got a few friends who have me beat. They read so many books a month that it puts my book pile to shame. But it’s good because they always have so many interesting books…

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