Forget Red or Green: Try White Curry Instead

White Curry

Curry is known for its vibrant flavors, with colors that span the spectrum from yellow to green to red. But before a recent trip to Singapore, I’d never heard of a white curry. It was at a restaurant called Candlenut Kitchen, that I realized this spicy stew could also be white.

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Use Arugula in Your Next Gnocchi with Pesto


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Fresh basil simply cannot be found in January in Northern California.

Last week, I tried four grocery stores and each time, came out empty handed. This definitely was not helping my pesto craving. Then, I remembered trying an arugula pesto years ago at a restaurant in New York City. Unlike basil, peppery arugula thrives in cold weather, producing the perfect wintery pesto.

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Change Up Your Typical Pasta Dish with Crab

Crab Pasta Recipe and Tomato Sauce

Having a well-stocked pantry can be a real lifesaver when work starts overflowing into your personal time. By “well-stocked pantry”, I’m not talking about boxes of mac and cheese and Styrofoam cups of instant noodles. I’m talking about a made-mostly-from-scratch meal that tastes like it could have come from a good Italian restaurant.

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Celebrate Chinese New Year with Orange Peel Shrimp

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Make the most of your juicy winter citrus with this Chinese take-out favorite! Orange peel shrimp is, hands down, my favorite dish to order at any Chinese restaurant. I love that mix of spicy and sweet!

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Explore Singapore Street Food

Chinatown Complex Food Centre

Despite its diminutive size, Singapore is second to none when it comes to eating street food. With four official languages (Chinese, Malay, English and Tamil), Singapore is a melding pot of people from around the world, and it shows in their cuisine.

While economic prosperity has brought fine dining from around the world to the city-state, the best food is eaten on plastic stools, where your sleeve fills in for a cloth napkin.

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Add Some Kale and Bacon to Your Spaghetti

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Kale is in season right now and this quick and easy pasta dish is my absolute favorite way to eat it. Alone, kale can taste quite bitter and has a tough, fibrous stalk that usually deters people from this healthy green…

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Stock Up on Proteins with Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad Recipe with Avocado and Tuna

It’s the New Year and many of us are well into making amends for the dietary sins we committed over the holidays. Unfortunately produce isn’t exactly at the height of freshness in January, and the cold weather demands something a little more filling than a leafy salad.

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Channel Your Inner Julia Child with Beef Bourguignon

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For years, I had been hesitant to make this typically heavy and rich beef dish. I prefer to eat lighter dishes that energize and fill me up without weighing me down. Beef stew? No thank you.

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