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Spicy Soft Tofu Stew

Courtesy of the late Anthony Bourdain and Korean American chef, Roy Choi, this is an inside look at the makings of one of my favourite Korean dishes - soon doo boo jji gae, or spicy soft tofu stew served with a bowl of steamed white rice.

For a look at a pictorial that my mom and I did on a vegetarian version of this dish many years ago, feel free to visit: Read more about Spicy Soft Tofu Stew


How to Make Perfectly Steamed Rice - Korean and Japanese Style

Japanese Rice Washing/Rinsing Bowl with Side and Bottom Strainers:

Oyama 7-Cup Rice Cooker with Stainless Steel Bowl: Read more about How to Make Perfectly Steamed Rice - Korean and Japanese Style


Backpack Recipes with Babish - Fluffy Pancakes and Asian Dumplings

On most weekends, I tend to make French toast or pancakes for the family, and over time, I've found that I can make fluffy pancakes by gently folding in egg whites and being careful not to over-mix - Babish demonstrates this in his usual brilliant fashion. The recipe I use is about the same as what's shown in this video, only I use unsweetened almond milk instead of buttermilk. Read more about Backpack Recipes with Babish - Fluffy Pancakes and Asian Dumplings


Coconut Almond Butter Cookies



The quantities listed below make about 12 to 16 small to medium size cookies. Read more about Coconut Almond Butter Cookies


Simple Smoothie Bowl

For people who feel they need to eat a filling breakfast to prepare for a physically demanding day ahead, rather than turn to sugary cereals, I often suggest making a smoothie bowl.

Simply combine equally parts frozen banana chunks and unsweetened plant milk, blend until smooth, and top with anything you like. Almond butter and in-season blueberries are a favourite in our household. Read more about Simple Smoothie Bowl


Simple Oats Recipe

How to Make Mool Kim Chi

A Guide to Choosing Healthy Oils

If you're not sure how to choose healthy oils for cooking, it's worth studying the essential differences between saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Once you understand the basic characteristics of these fatty acids, you'll know which commonly available oils are good for your health, and which ones are best limited or avoided altogether. Read more about A Guide to Choosing Healthy Oils




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