A surprise package

It was a warm Saturday afternoon. Mom and I were sitting in the kitchen deciding what to make for dinner. She peered into the fridge and her eyes landed on the bowl of chicken stock that she had made. Over her shoulder she asked me, “Why don’t we make 小笼包 (xiao long bao — XLB)Continue reading “A surprise package”

I miss Asian food

Time for a bit of a rant. Having grown up eating my mom’s home cooked Chinese food, my palate is biased towards Chinese cuisines. I love how most our dishes are shared, allowing everyone to try everything on the table. I love all the combinations of flavours and spices used to create warm and comfortingContinue reading “I miss Asian food”