Posted on April 13th, by Vincci Tsui in Uncategorized. 1 Comment

Big Buddha, Phuket, Thailand

My blog has been dying a slow death the past few months (arguably, years) and instead of life support, I finally decided to put the nail in the coffin.

I’ve cooked and eaten a lot of delicious things and met a lot of great friends and connections throughout the 8+ (!) years that this blog has been around. I hope to continue to remain active in the local food community in future ventures.

For now, I will keep hosting this site as a lot of my favourite recipes are housed here, and will continue to foster my love for food and nutrition in my work as a dietitian. Continue reading →

Whole Wheat Meyer Lemon Rosemary Poppyseed Loaf

Posted on January 20th, by Vincci Tsui in Breads/Loaves, Dessert, Nut-Free, Recipes, Soy-Free, Vegetarian. No Comments
Whole Wheat Meyer Lemon Rosemary Poppyseed Loaf

I’ve been into baking loaves lately. They’re easy to throw together – not as fussy as making individual muffins or cookies, and they don’t have to be pretty like a real cake either. And since they aren’t actual cakes, I can make them heavy with whole wheat flour, nuts and dried fruit, and they seem to be a little more socially acceptable as a daytime snack than say, a slice of cheesecake ;)

I’ve been making my brown butter banana bread quite a bit lately, but when I saw a couple Meyer lemons rolling around the back of my fridge for a little longer than I’d like to admit, I thought they’d make a good loaf too. Continue reading →

Flan de Queso {Adapted from Tres Carnales}

Posted on December 31st, by Vincci Tsui in Dessert, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Recipes, Soy-Free, Vegetarian. No Comments
Flan de Queso

I slipped this in just under the wire, didn’t I? Because I know today you’re finishing up the last of your holiday cookies and treats with your midnight glass of bubbly and tomorrow you’ll be looking for recipes for green smoothies and salads. I know how it is. Continue reading →

Momofuku’s Bo Ssam

Posted on November 17th, by Vincci Tsui in Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Korean, Nut-Free, Pork, Recipes. No Comments

Cross-posted from Passion for Pork

Momofuku Bo Ssam
Photo by Danny Wong, via Instagram

It was my birthday last week.

Vincci's Birthday 2014

Yes, there are three cakes.

The original plan was to book some space at Anju and have their famous bo ssam dinner, but unfortunately they were already booked, so I (crazily!) decided to take matters in my own (and my fiancé B.’s) hands and host nearly 30 people at my house. (Thank you B.’s parents, for lending us a billion small bowls.) Continue reading →

Brown Butter Banana Bread with Chocolate Chunks {Revisiting a Classic}

Posted on August 25th, by Vincci Tsui in Breads/Loaves, Recipes, Soy-Free, Vegetarian. 2 comments
Brown Butter Banana Bread

Did you know that banana bread is one of the most searched recipes? At least, that’s what my friend Stephanie told me when she and some other fine ladies came over to make candied jalapeños a few weeks ago.

I mean, it makes sense, right? I’m sure at one point or another, most people will have some too-ripe-to-eat bananas on their counter, which is where I found myself a few weeks ago while I was trying to decide what to bring to a potluck. Continue reading →

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