Chicken and Shrimp Wontons

Wontons are a staple in my freezer. They are great addition to instant noodles or just in a bowl of warm broth. Many stores carry frozen wonton in the freezer section but they are easy and fun to make. You can make your own wonton wrappers but a lot of Asian stores carry pre-made wrappers….

Almost Authentic Pad Thai

Pad thai is definitely one of my partner’s favourite meals. His take on pad thai is the westernized version with loads of ketchup. I decided to make an almost authentic pad thai. I say “almost” because I followed a recipe from Hot Thai Kitchen https://hot-thai-kitchen.com/pad-thai/ but added some ketchup and my own spin to the…

Seafood Paella

This was one of my first attempts to make paella. I wouldn’t say it was perfect but it does require a couple tries to get it right. Here is my recipe and tips for a good crust. I started by cleaning the shrimp. Choose whole shrimp with the shells. The shrimp heads will be saved…

Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce

Salad rolls are delicious, fretting and ever changing. I hoped that it was easier to make but the trickiest part is getting the wrapping correct. I say don’t give up and try, try, try again! Here are the main ingredients to make salad rolls. First you will need to get some rice wraps. You can…

Easy Microwave Cooking: Chee Cheong Fun, Steamed Rice Noodles

One of my favorite chinese dishes is steamed shrimp chee cheong fun, but I only get it when I go to dim sum.  The noodles are silky and there are always a variety of yummy fillings.  Some fillings you can find at dim sum restaurants are mushrooms, beef and Chinese doughnuts. But I am sure…

Shrimp and Salmon Pasta

Pasta is easily transformed from plain tomato sauce to something more elegant by adding a few ingredients. You can add leftover chicken or stir fry to jazz up the sauce! For this pasta, I bought some prawns and smoked salmon. Begin by dicing up the onions and garlic for the tomato sauce.        …