Roasted Whole Artichokes

The first time I ate fresh artichokes (not the tangy marinated kind) was in Rome. We had artichoke hearts (boiled or steamed, slathered in olive oil) almost everyday. Restaurants in Hong Kong usually serve the hearts, either boiled, steamed, or marinated. I’ve only been to one place that served the artichoke whole. I loved peeling… Continue reading Roasted Whole Artichokes

A Healthy Breakfast

I don’t want to sound like a huge cliche but yes, breakfast IS the most important meal! It really helps kick start your metabolism and you will feel less tired and less likely to over eat during the day. We never ate “proper” breakfast food at home until a few years ago. I have fond… Continue reading A Healthy Breakfast

Grilled Sardines with Tuscan Bread Salad Part 1

I’m all about weeknight dinners that are fast and hassle-free. Bonus points if they are healthy and nutritious! This recipe was taken from Jamie Oliver’s 15 Minute Meals. The book had some amazing recipes (and beautiful photographs), but I was skeptical about how fast a home cook could make these meals. For me, the whole… Continue reading Grilled Sardines with Tuscan Bread Salad Part 1

Smoked Salmon and Potato Salad with Greek Yogurt

People often mistake potatoes for being unhealthy and fat, but they are actually a really good source of vitamins and nutrients. Potatoes are a complex carb, which are different from the carbs you get from sugary things, so they leave you feeling full for longer. However, potatoes are bad when they are fried, piled high… Continue reading Smoked Salmon and Potato Salad with Greek Yogurt