MINI STICKY RICE WRAPPED IN BANANA LEAVES “Joong/Zongzi”

Toisan Pork and Chinese Sausage Joong (Zongzi) My kids are carb-addicts. I have always loved joong (sticky rice wrapped in bamboo leaves) from New Town Bakery because the fillings most closely approximate the ones I grew up with made by my Poh Poh.  Unfortunately, when she passed away when I […]

Garlic Scapes Potstickers

Garlic Scapes! My fave ingredient for amazing home-made potstickers These are Garlic Scapes.  They are not hollow like scallions or chives but have a solid core.  They are very mild in flavour and a wonderful addition to homemade potstickers.  I threw in a few stalks of green onion also (can […]

THANKSGIVING 2013: A VERY GF MEAL

Happy Thanksgiving Canada! Whole Foods Turkey.  Fresh is always better than frozen in my opinion Happy Thanksgiving Canadians!  It was a beautiful sunny long weekend! hope you all had a good break.  For those of you in the States, I know you’re looking forward to your Thanksgiving weekend in the […]

GREEN DAIKON AND JUMBO CARROT SOUP (GF)

A healthy low sodium soup:  Green daikon and jumbo carrot soup I drink this broth (not the meat and veggies) primarily when I’m detoxing.  There is no added salt in the soup.  It is both flavourful and filling.  I believe that this soup would fit into a GAPS diet as […]

COCONUT JELLY (GF)

Coconut Jelly (gluten free) Hello Kitty Coconut Jelly! I have two plastic jelly molds I purchased to make kiddie jellies.  The huge Hello Kitty face mold above turned out really well and the facial features turned out quite well. Miffy? Sorry, I don’t know the Hello Kitty characters too well. […]