Category: Asian

Apr 25

Punjabi Meethe Chawal

A festive Meethe Chawal is an aromatic dessert for your family celebration or for a dinner party with friends. The main ingredient is rice tinged with saffron and studded with nuts and raisins — and it’s a sweet treat that will have your guests asking for more. “This Meethe Chawal is a great choice for …

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Apr 24

Indian-Spiced Shrimp Kebobs with Peanut Coconut Pesto

Think sizzle and spice with these shrimp skewers and peanut pesto Elevate your weeknight dinner routine with these Indian-flavoured kebobs that have a little sweet and a kick of spice. This take on pesto blends peanuts, coriander and coconut for a dipping sauce that is big on flavour, and better for your budget. Indian-Spiced Shrimp …

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Apr 10

Thai Flank Steak Kebobs

Fire up the barbecue with peanutty, Thai-inspired kebobs With the traditional Thai flavours of lime, chili and peanuts, this mouth-watering dish will add wow factor to your next barbecue. For tender and tasty bites, slice your meat against the grain and provide ample time for marinating. Thai Flank Steak Kebobs Prep time: 15 minutes Marinating …

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Mar 06

Sticky Lime Thai Chicken

Try some easy appetizers to make entertaining simple and fun for host and guests. Reusable sheets for both cooking and presentation are easy to prep and serve from oven to table. Instead of spending hours cleaning up sticky sauces, spend more time with your guests with this tasty appetizer. Sticky Lime Thai Chicken 12 chicken …

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Feb 13

Fish Congee

Everything you need to know about Congee Congee is a slow cooked rice porridge eaten in many Asian countries. It can be flavoured with seafood, pork, chicken, vegetables or whatever is on hand. You can serve soy sauce, sesame oil, green onions and peanuts in individual bowls, allowing everyone to add their own toppings. “The …

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Feb 03

Banh Mi Breakfast Bialy

Banh Mi is a culinary fusion of Vietnamese and French flavours. “The popular Vietnamese sandwich is infinitely variable, but always features a profusion of colours and textures, usually includes some form of pork, and often includes a tangy vegetable pickle,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice. “Dense and chewy bialy buns support all …

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Jan 10

Asian Beef and Mushroom Soup with Rice

Heating up on a cold night with hot, delicious recipes Sharing a meal with family, often called a reunion dinner, is a fundamental part of the Chinese New Year celebration. Dishes are rich with flavor and ingredients, many of which represent luck and prosperity. Try this savoury soup from Uncle Ben’s to not only heat …

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Aug 27

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Lighten up lettuce wraps by blending half the beef with meaty tasting mushrooms. Asian Lettuce Wraps Serves 4 Prep Time: 15 mins. Cook Time: 15 mins. Ingredients 8 oz fresh crimini mushrooms 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic 1 tbsp minced ginger 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 tbsp canola oil 1 pkt Mushroom Seasoning …

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Aug 18

Spicy Thai Peanut Dressing

This exotic, spicy dressing is excellent on a fresh salad, chicken or noodles, or as a dipping sauce. It not only adds exciting flavour to your dish, but also the health benefits of monounsaturated fats. Spicy Thai Peanut Dressing Prep time: 5 minutes Makes ½ cup (125 ml) Ingredients: 2 tbsp (30 mL) peanuts, finely …

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Dec 02

Thai Chicken and Florida Grapefruit Noodle Salad Recipe

Thai Chicken and Florida Grapefruit Noodle Salad Recipe This Thai inspired salad can be enjoyed as a tasty main dish. The Florida grapefruit juice and fresh Florida grapefruit adds a tanginess that balances out the curry paste. The crunchy red pepper and Florida grapefruit add colour and freshness to cool and refresh your palate. Preparation …

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