Easy Scallion Pancake Hack (with Wonton Wrappers) + Dipping Sauce

Flaky, oily, salty golden crusted scallion pancakes, aka cong you bing (葱油饼). I love ordering these savoury green onion pancakes at my favourite dumpling spot in town, and taking bites between slurps of juicy, dumplings. I’ve tried to replicate this dish at home with flour & water plenty of times, but with no success. A…

#TASTEMRKT🌸 Experience at STC

This past weekend I visited Scarborough Town Centre (STC) to explore the lower level of their newly revamped TASTE MRKT.  With two phases in the mix, the Centre is undergoing a $37-million renovation to create the ultimate destination to shop and eat for foodies and fashionistas across the Greater Toronto Area. I invited my friend Nazia along to…

Shanghai ShiKuMen for #AsiaFoodFest

Shanghai cuisine is the newest type of food on my radar. Although I am a quarter Chinese, and for most parts, look Chinese, it’s difficult for many to understand that the only type of Chinese food that I’ve devoured for my first 20 years of life was a $5.50 food court standard of pick a rice…

Asia Food Fest 2016: Where have I gone?

I love prix-fixe menus, it’s like being carried through a set-up tasting journey set. Asia Food Fest, described as a “Winterlicious/Summerlicious for Asian cuisines” has rolled out from April 29th to May 15th exclusive to Asian restaurants with over 60 participants! Across the GTA, Asian cuisines of Korean, Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Thai/Laos have made their…