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Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
– Buddha

→ November 27, 2013

Raw Veggie Sushi with Thai Sauce

My roommate’s bedroom is connected to a nice balcony, which has a beautiful view of my favorite mini garden in our compound. …

Citrus Coconut Sport Drink

I used to really hate sports, and thought if I ate the correct foods I should be fine. That is OK when …

Yumberry Ice pop and Sorbet

I love berries, they’re such cute tiny little things. Their different shapes and lovely colors make them an ideal decoration on desserts, …

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
– Audrey Hepburn

→ November 26, 2013

Basic Pancake

Making pancakes used to be very daunting for me. I couldn’t make them without the pancake sticking to the pan and I …

Silver Wood Ear Sweet Soup

Silver wood ear (银耳) is a type of fungus used in Chinese cuisine, especially in sweet dishes. It tastes pretty neutral so …

Quinoa Spinach Salad

I am totally in love with quinoa. It is a small, but powerful food. It’s the type of food that’s ideal to …

French Oven Fries

As a child I spent a lot of time in hospital suffering from different ailments. The doctors kept giving me antibiotics which …

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
– Dalai Lama

→ November 25, 2013

Spinach Tomato Salad

I had never eaten raw spinach before. I have always dipped it in boiling water to cook for a few seconds before …

Corn with Pine Nuts

Corn with pine nuts is a common Chinese dish. It is known as a ladies’ dish because among the heavy meat and …

Quinoa

As a vegan, I heard of quinoa a long time ago, but unfortunately never got to taste it until recently. A few …