Onion grass and Urban foraging weeds for your salad!

  Have you heard of “Onion Grass”? 🌱 It’s actually like grass that tastes and smells like sweet onion! Their white flowers are blooming everywhere here in the beautiful New Zealand spring landscape! There is no feeling that compares to the simple joys of picking some fresh veggies straight from the soil, taking it home, … Continue reading Onion grass and Urban foraging weeds for your salad!

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Healthy Snack: Korean Rice Cake “Muesli”

  You gotta hand it to the Koreans to come up with something like this! I'd been holding back the temptation to get a treat for myself for the past few days but when I saw this I just could not resist. 😋 It was a sticky but delectable blend of glutinous rice, beans, nuts, seeds, … Continue reading Healthy Snack: Korean Rice Cake “Muesli”

Fruit and the Human Brain

Recently I've been on a roll of watching Ted talks on YouTube. This started because I wanted to maximize the 2 hours or more time I spend almost everyday in the kitchen cooking 😅 And because I've started going Vegan quite recently too, I've been fascinated by the talks related to veganism and our health and … Continue reading Fruit and the Human Brain

Change the world by going Vegan! 🌱🌏

https://youtu.be/STdSfeMDeI4 This talk really highlighted to me the power of our individual choices in having an effect on the environment and the world we live in. Just by going vegan you can save 5 million litres of water a year?! Also the livestock industry produces more air pollution than all the vehicles in the world … Continue reading Change the world by going Vegan! 🌱🌏

Mum’s Snow Fungus Soup Recipe!

I fondly remember my mother cooking this delicious tonic soup almost every week, even to this day! As a kid, I really enjoyed the chewy, gelatinous texture of the fungus and still enjoy it both warm and cold. Tremella fuciformis goes by many other names such as white fungus, snow fungus, snow ear (雪耳 pinyin: xuě ěr; literally … Continue reading Mum’s Snow Fungus Soup Recipe!

Quick Meals: Avocado Peanut butter toast!

One of my favourite toast spreads these days! Smashed an avocado A tablespoon (or two!) of your favorite peanut butter! 1 tsp cacao and cinnamon powder Gluten free toast Spread and savor!    

Home Cooking Strategies for Fast, Delicious and Nutritious Meals

Suffering from an arthritic related autoimmune disorder for 3 years taught me a lot about how food impacts our health. This got me experimenting with so many diets that basically required me to cook all of my meals. These days I continue to cook most of my meals because it is still cheaper and much … Continue reading Home Cooking Strategies for Fast, Delicious and Nutritious Meals