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Baked red bean glutinous rice cake

By on February 7, 2016
glutinous rice muffin

Lunar new year is among us and one of my FAVORITE things to have this time of year is nian gao or new year cake. It’s made out of glutinous rice flour so the texture of the cake is both sticky and chewy, resembling mochi which makes it super fun to eat as well.

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Japanese miso eggplant: dengaku nasu (vegan)

By on July 10, 2015

A simple to make Japanese eggplant appetizer dish that’s sure to compliment any meal. It can be prepared by being baked in the oven or cooked right on the grill! Summer is in full affect here in Vancouver. We rarely have streaks of sunny 28C weather here and typically we usually get a week of […]

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Healthy superfood breakfast cake (vegan)

By on May 27, 2015

I’ve been pretty busy with work and what has been keeping me sane and my breakfast eating routine in tact is this deliciously moist superfood breakfast cake! Plus, the fact that it’s jam packed full of superfood seeds takes the entire cake over the top! If you’re a fan of apple crumble AND banana bread, […]

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Lunar new year round up!

By on February 19, 2015

Happy lunar new year everyone! I am feverishly busy with exams this week and so I was unable to develop new recipes for the occasion. However, I did make a couple batches of glutinous rice balls, almond cookies, pineapple pastries and new year baked glutinous rice cake for the occasion! As much as I love […]

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