Grilled Asparagus with Torn Bocconcini and Persimmon

CHARRED ASPARAGUS | A rich juxtaposition of vibrant colours to brighten up your dinner parties What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of asparagus? Well, for me, it is ‘versatility’. That’s right, asparagus is amazing versatile: steam, simmer, roast, batter, grill, pan-fry, or wok-fry – these are all the ways…

Grilled vanilla peaches on truffled ricotta rye

VANILLA DREAM | Vanilla and maple glazed peaches layered on a  ‘truffled-up’ ricotta rye toast. If the thought alone of grilled peaches is enough to excite your taste buds, try adding a smidgen of vanilla bean and a dash of maple before subjecting them to grill pan. Trust me, you won’t regret. It adds that extra oomph of sophistication…

Baked Scallops with White Wine and Pancetta

SCALLOP-MANIA | Large sea scallops are kept in their shell and dosed with a mixture of garlic, pancetta and white wine before being baked to perfection. Hankering for a quick and easy dinner but also concerned about sustainability? Scallops make a smart seafood choice. Not only are they convenient and cook in less than 5 minutes, they pair beautifully…

Grilled Squid With Lemon, Garlic, and Cumin

Squid Attack! Last week after catching up over brunch with some friends at Cupping Room in Wan Chai (one of the more casual and decent brunch places in HK with coffee on par with Sydney standards) I walked pass the wet markets and saw some fresh squid eyeing me back. Picked two of these up and subjected…

Light and Easy Cucumber Ribbon Salad

If you are looking for an asian inspired light and simple side ‘salad’ dish to balance out your heavier mains, then look no further than the dependable cucumber. Eating cucumbers raw is a good and natural way to keep your skin looking youthful. Cucumbers are extremely hydrating so will keep your skin looking plump. What’s…

Prosciutto Wrapped Baby Asparagus Rolls

A fancy and delicious appetizer of tender-crisp asparagus wrapped in salty prosciutto that comes together in only ten minutes and requires only two ingredients.

Miso Grilled Eggplant Quinoa Salad

This may be a labour intensive salad which calls for a varsity of ingredients but the concoction of all the ingredients combined together results in a unique salad boasting with healthy goodness. INGREDIENTS: 2 large eggplants, quartered and criss-crossed on flesh 1 cooked corn cob 1 bunch coriander 1 cup cooked quinoa 2 chopped shallots 1 lime…