All posts tagged: Asian

Asian-Style Chioggia Beet and Carrot Salad Rezept

Asian-Style Chioggia Beet and Carrot Salad

What could be prettier than a beet and carrot salad? Both have an amazingly beautiful color, especially chioggia beets with their candy cane stripes. Also called “bull’s eye beet”, the great thing about them is that you don’t have to worry about a mess from those mesmerizing pink rings! I always expected them to look […]

Asian-style crispy miso kohlrabi apple salad with baby spinach and sesame seeds, tossed in a miso dressing

Miso Kohlrabi Apple Salad

This crunchy miso kohlrabi apple salad tossed in a Japanese inspired miso dressing is the perfect way to introduce Germany’s darling to your table – although this gnarly looking vegetable may look a little “alien”, don’t let it’s looks deceive you — it’s actually super tasty. I absolutely love it raw in salads or on […]

Quinoa-Salmon Cakes (Frikadeller)

Quinoa-Salmon Cakes (Frikadeller)

One of the things I love about my visits to the weekly farmers market (besides all the fantastic inspiration it gives me!) is the tradition of having a slow morning (which is usually an early afternoon). Besides stopping at a multitude of stands, I love to enjoy a fish sandwich and a coffee after all […]

Asian-Style Salad with Edamame and Fried Egg

Asian-Style Salad with Edamame

Inspired from a supermarket-bought takeaway salad in Amsterdam, this is a deliciously light main meal salad with edamame that’s full of tasty Oriental flavors, fresh flavors of radish and cucumber, plus strips of omelette for that extra finishing touch. Coming from Vancouver with it’s significant Asian influence, edamame is something I have been enjoying for […]

Vegetable Thai Green Curry with Chinese Cabbage, Spinach, Red Pepper, Carrot, Edamame

Vegetable Thai Green Curry

One of the things I love about Thai curries is that they are so adaptable. They can be anything from simple to complex, soupy to thick and creamy, mild to fiercely spicy, with varying nuances and depths of flavors and colors. This time I opted for a Thai green curry, although my true all-time favorite […]

Easy Vegetarian Sweet Potato Red Thai Curry with Red Pepper and Spinach

Sweet Potato Red Thai Curry

Sweet potato red Thai curry is like a piece of heaven with every bite. And you know dinner was pretty darn good when you want to eat it for breakfast. We’ve all done this, right? And oh how I love sweet potatoes in my curry! Not only are the delicious but they loaded with an […]

Vegetarian Gluten-free Peanut Coconut Noodles

Peanut Coconut Noodles

This recipe is inspired by my friend Anna and is based on something she served up for a group of us while hosting her first annual Feel Good Move Pilates retreat this past summer. Just imagine… a creamy coconut Thai red curry sauce clinging to Asian style noodles with crunchy carrots and sweet red pepper, […]

Thai Inspired Kohlrabi Coleslaw

Thai Inspired Kohlrabi Coleslaw

This crunchy kohlrabi salad is the perfect way to introduce Germany’s darling to your table – although gnarly looking, it’s a very tasty vegetable. It can be stir-fried, steamed or boiled, but I swear raw is the way to go! Flavor and texture-wise, kohlrabi has an apple-like crunch, slightly resembles a radish in texture and […]

Spicy Thai Prawn and Pineapple Salad‏

Thai Prawn and Pineapple Salad‏

I can’t begin to tell you how yummy this salad was! It might just be the simplest, most heavenly salad I’ve had all month. Really, it was delicious and could very well convince anyone to consider trying pineapple in a salad. Seriously! It’s the perfect mix of sweet and spicy, but it’s not overpowering — […]

Spicy Asian Hotpot

Spicy Asian Hotpot

This is one of my all time favorite one-pot-meals and definitely a go-to dish when there’s a time crunch. It’s something you can get on the table in less than half a hour, likely 20 minutes. Not only is it fast and easy, it’s incredibly delicious. The broth has a spicy, slightly sweet, salty flavor […]