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Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)

Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)

Nasi Goreng, Indonesia’s classic fried rice dish, is a deliciously easy and economical weeknight supper.  A terrific way to turn leftovers into a delightful and satisfying meal! Nasi goreng has long been one of our family favourites.  Years ago, my husband and I both traveled 

Kecap Manis, Easy Indonesian Condiment

Kecap Manis, Easy Indonesian Condiment

Kecap manis is a classic Indonesian condiment, as beloved at the table as it is in many well-loved Indonesian foods — like satay and nasi goreng.  It’s difficult to find in many parts of the world.  However, it’s easy to make at home in just 

Easy Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

Easy Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

Deliciously easy teriyaki chicken skewers are perfect for a busy day when your family needs a treat.  These succulent, kid-approved skewers can be made in either the oven or the grill. These skewers came about thanks to my youngest son.  He can be a picky 

Tofu Satay Buddha Bowls with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Tofu Satay Buddha Bowls with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Tofu Satay Buddha Bowls with Spicy Peanut Sauce make a hearty, satisfying meal.  Perfect for a packed lunch or an easy detox day.  This quick, vegan main comes together in well under an hour and is loaded with both flavour and nutrition. When the world 

Tea Smoked Duck with Seville Orange Sauce

Tea Smoked Duck with Seville Orange Sauce

Tea smoked duck with seville orange sauce just might be the perfect recipe for effortlessly elegant entertaining.  This pretty, special occasion dish is incredibly quick and easy.  Make the sauce and smoke the duck in advance.  Then, simply sear the breasts in a hot skillet 

Spicy Mumbai Quesadillas

Spicy Mumbai Quesadillas

Quick, tasty Mumbai quesadillas bring together spicy mint chutney, gooey melted cheese, and shaved veggies for a delicious any time treat.  These easy quesadillas are perfect for an after school snack, casual entertaining, or evening sundowners. I don’t know what it is about quesadillas that 

Easy Jamaican Hot Pepper Shrimp

Easy Jamaican Hot Pepper Shrimp

Hot pepper shrimp make an ideal light summer meal or starter.  It’s a no fuss main that packs a punch.  A handful of ingredients come together to make magic in this simple dish that highlights the flavours of the sea. Years ago, I used to spend 

Hot Italian Plant-Based Sausage Skillet

Hot Italian Plant-Based Sausage Skillet

This easy, hot Italian plant-based sausage skillet is the perfect answer for a busy day.  A one-skillet meal that’s hearty, tasty, and satisfying.  This is the perfect meatless Monday dish, guaranteed to satisfy even your favourite carnivore.   There’s nothing better than a terrific home cooked meal. 

Quick Pineapple Tarte Tatin

Quick Pineapple Tarte Tatin

Few desserts are more satisfying or simple than pineapple tarte tatin.  Caramelised sugar, seasonal fruit, and crunchy puff pastry make for a quick treat.  For even more decadence, serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Every once in a while, you just need 

Healthier “Paneer” Makhani from the Instant Pot™

Healthier “Paneer” Makhani from the Instant Pot™

Lightened-up, dairy free “paneer” makhani is just as satisfying as the decadent restaurant classic with a fraction of the fat, cholesterol and calories.  This deliciously addictive weeknight main is as quick and easy as it is good for you. I have a weakness for makhani