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Roast Asparagus

Roast Asparagus

Asparagus has to be one of my favorite vegetables. Asparagus goes great with red meat, white mean, fish, and even as part of vegetarian or vegan dishes. This easy recipe for roast asparagus is a perfect side dish for steak and only takes about 15 

Pork And Shrimp Shumai (Siu Mai) Dim Sum

Pork And Shrimp Shumai (Siu Mai) Dim Sum

Every visitor to Hong Kong or Southern China has to do a dim sum brunch at least once. This common activity with Chinese is a great way to spend time with family and friends, all while enjoying delicious food! One of the most popular dim 

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Muffins are some of the most fun recipes to bake because they are so customizable. These apple cinnamon muffins are so tasty and make a great breakfast pastry. Like with all of my muffin recipes, these use the same ‘best muffin batter’ also seen in 

6 Delicious Risotto Recipes

6 Delicious Risotto Recipes

Risotto is one of those dishes that seems super fancy and complicated, but it really isn’t. Maybe it is because we always see it on the menu of fancy restaurants, or you’ve heard that it takes 30 minutes of constant stirring to make. However my 

Chanterelle Risotto

Chanterelle Risotto

I love making risotto for dinner parties. It is delicious and looks impressive, but in all honesty it is not difficult at all. The best part is being able to make risotto in a large batch to serve lots of people! This chanterelle risotto is 

Baked Mediterranean Sea Bass

Baked Mediterranean Sea Bass

Maybe I’ve just been playing too much Animal Crossing, but I’ve had a hankering for a baked sea bass and finally got around to buying a couple. These baked Mediterranean sea bass’ are so good, and only need a simple dressing up. If you saw 

13 Popular Ukrainian Recipes

13 Popular Ukrainian Recipes

Most people I come across while traveling don’t really know that much about Ukrainian food. In fact, all most people do know about Ukrainian food is that Borsch is from here. Well, hopefully this list of popular Ukrainian recipes can inspire you to try some 

Beetroot Salad With Bryndza

Beetroot Salad With Bryndza

Beetroot salad with bryndza cheese is a simple yet delicious Eastern European dish. This is a popular recipe in Western Ukraine where I live, so I had to recreate it for the blog. While beetroots are notoriously ‘earthy’, this salad is actually light and refreshing, 

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Miso soup is one of the most popular Japanese recipes. This umami packed soup is often served at sushi restaurants in the West, but you can find it at most restaurants. In fact, according to The Book of Tofu & Miso by William Shurtleff and 

Japanese Dashi (出汁)

Japanese Dashi (出汁)

Dashi is an extremely popular stock from Japan that is the base of many soups, braises, dips, and more. The stock is perhaps most famous as the base of Miso Soup, one of Japan’s national dishes. While making dashi the traditional way is less popular