Coconut Raisin Bread

Soft and flavourful, this coconut raisin bread is the result of trying to recreate the coconut twists sold in many Asian bakeries. Like most Asian breads, this one is soft, tearing apart easily and only slightly sweet, with a high filling to bread ratio that really brings out the taste of the coconut. The scattering…

Winter Melon Fish Soup (冬瓜鱼片汤)

Winter melon soup is a dish that originates from the Guangdong region in Southern China and is commonly eaten in the summer. Traditionally, it’s made by using half of a winter melon, pulling out the seeds and pulp from the center, and replacing it with the contents of the soup. The entire melon with the…

American Style Biscotti

The first time I had biscotti, it came out of a large clear box from Costco. You knew it was fancy from the pseudo Italian splashed across the front label in elegant cursive (and the hefty price tag!). Each one was individually encased in a plastic wrapper that showed off the drizzled chocolate and slivers…