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”

A twist on Classic Shanghai

I never used to like the traditional Shanghai dish Ma Lan Tou (马兰头), a salad made of tofu, a light dressing of sesame oil, and Indian aster., a tough green weed. I always found that at Ma Lan Tou had a bizarre flavor that I couldn’t put my finger on. Maybe it was too much fragrant sesame oil, maybe it wasContinue reading “A twist on Classic Shanghai”