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Five-Spice Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Five-Spice Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chinese New Year is this weekend and I’m new year prep mode.  Unlike its January 1st counterpart, which is basically about a countdown followed by new years resolutions, Chinese New Year feels so much more celebratory.  Typically, the weeks leading up to the new year involves cleaning and de-cluttering, so you can start the new year fresh.  By throwing out the […]

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finished aloo chap

Aloo Chap (Spiced Meat and Potato Cakes)

Home cooking is a concept that I’ve been thinking about a lot in the last couple of months since my last post back in May.  Since then, I moved from Scottsdale, Arizona back to my hometown of Toronto and in that time, l have lived in 5 hotels, my parents’ house, my inlaws house (AND gone […]

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Apoh's Tossed Noodles (Yam Mein)

Ahpoh’s Tossed Noodles (Yam Mein)

Ahpoh is my grandma on my dad’s side.  She is well-known for her mean cooking skills, especially not using any recipes and only her talent, cunning, and experience to create her legendary food.   After she quit the restaurant biz, she took on the task of babysitting me, my sister and cousins after school.   Ahpoh’s house was just […]

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