Creamy cashew asparagus leek soup with a hint of thyme and lemon

SUPER GREEN GOODNESS | Nutrient-rich and comforting asparagus leek soup bursting with cashew creaminess To spruce up those spring and summer months, I strongly advise making this potent green (detoxing) concoction for the family (or friends). Asparagus, leek, green peas, and spring onion soup infused with the creaminess of roasted cashews and enhanced by a…

Stir-fried Broccoli with Anchovies

BROCCOLI WITH ANCHOVIES | A easy side dish with an umami punch Broccoli with anchovies…who would have thought these two would pair well together. Well, I’m here to tell you that these two complement each other like a married couple and to elevate the pairing, I would suggest a generous toppling of garlic bread crumbs….

Roast ling with salsa verde

Fancy a healthy meal without needing to break a sweat in the kitchen? Roast fish is always easy to make, high in protein and low in fat. Yesterday I invited my colleague over and opted exactly for that, a quick meal with fish as the centerpiece. Seeing I had a fillet of ling in the…

Moroccan Minced Lamb Tajine

 MINCE LAMB TAJINE | Fancy a taste of Morocco in the comfort of your own home? If you are short on time, then look no further than this great Middle Eastern dish featuring lamb mince and authentic Moroccan spices that only takes 15 minutes to make. Having caught up with friends a few nights ago…

Michelle’s Linguine Vongole

 LINGUINE VONGOLE | My own take of the classic linguine with clams Spaghetti alle vongole, Italian for spaghetti with clams, is a dish that is very popular throughout Italy, especially in Campania. And today, I have devised my own adaptation of this popular dish. This bold and beautiful clam pasta is easy and fast to…

Green pea asparagus soup

Follow my blog with Bloglovin GREEN PEA ASPARAGUS SOUP | Dairy and gluten-free, it is perfect for vegans Seeing today is Green Monday (in Hong Kong), I have dedicated this post for…yep, you guessed it – a green dish. Introducing my asparagus green pea soup — tadaa!. A harmonious concoction of leeks, shallots, thyme, asparagus and…

Mango coconut chia seed pudding

NO-FUSS MANGO CHIA PUDDINGS | A tropical paradise encapsulated in a jar.  Escape to a tropical paradise with these mango coconut chia puddings. Fast and easy to make, they make for the perfect dreamy make-ahead breakfast treat or dessert to cap off your evening meal. These treats are gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free dessert and only require…

Roast Asparagus with Rosemary and Lemon Zest

THE HOLY TRINITY | Asparagus, lemon and rosemary sprigs.  Asparagus and lemon are like husband and wife, they simply belong together. Enhance it with rosemary sprigs and there you have it: perfect matrimonial bliss. This roast asparagus lemon pepper dish is simply one of my favourite side dishes. So easy to prepare and easy to…

Crispy Fried Oysters

NATURE’S MOST POWERFUL APHRODISIAC | Lightly coated oysters fried to a crisp. Think golden brown oysters with a thin crunchy coating. There is only one word to describe it: delectable. Undoubtedly, not everybody likes to chow down on the chewy mollusk – granted, it does take a special palate and an acquired taste to enjoy an oyster….

Grilled Chicory Kale Salad

WARM CHICORY AND KALE SALAD | Grilling tempers out the bitterness of chicory Who would have thought about grilling vegetables as a side? Well, I was first inspired by this technique while having the pleasure to dine at Gjelina a few years back (a must visit cafe in Los Angeles well known for their assortment…