Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park – Part 2

It is summer time and that means picnic time!! Ayoe have been writing a few articles for Modern Mama and two of them are about picnic in the park. Here is the second article with two delicious recipes on how to make Morning Glory Muffins and Artisan Bread baked in … Continue Reading →


Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park

It is summer time and that means picnic time!! Ayoe have been writing a few articles for Modern Mama and two of them are about picnic in the park. Here is the first article with two delicious recipes on how to make Sesame Chicken Drumsticks and Summer Salad. Stay tuned … Continue Reading →


oatmeal

Healthy breakfast

Having a healthy nutritional breakfast first thing in the morning will determine how we feel the rest of the day. To our surprise, some people don’t even bother eating breakfast because they are in a rush to go to work or school. Not having breakfast means you’ll feel hungry way before … Continue Reading →


salad roll

Easy Vietnamese inspired salad roll with peanut sauce

Recently we went to a Vietnamese restaurant to have pho. We also ordered a couple of Vietnamese salad rolls for appetizers. The rolls are so delicious that we decide to make some ourselves. Ingredients 8 rolls Peanut sauce 140g (1/2 cup) peanut butter, crunchy Juice from one lime 2 teaspoon soy … Continue Reading →


lamb rice

Lebanese Lamb and Nut Rice

This recipe is inspired by Saha by Greg and Lucy Malouf. It is slightly modified so you can serve this dish as a main. We really like this dish because the combination of lamb and the different nuts give out very special flavours. Not to mention it’s very easy to … Continue Reading →


strawberry & rhubarb crumble

Strawberry and rhubarb crumble

Spring is upon us here in beautiful Vancouver BC and that means you can find fresh rhubarbs in grocery stores. Rhubarb is a great ingredient for making desserts. For this recipe we used rhubarb and strawberry to make a mouthwatering crumble. Both us love this crumble because it’s not too … Continue Reading →


thoughts

This is why we cook at home

I came across this interesting video where renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important step people can take to improve their own and their family’s health. Ayoe and I both love making food at home and we truly believe that … Continue Reading →


orange & kiwi salad

Quick and Easy – Orange & Kiwi Salad

We love this salad because it’s super easy to make and it’s absolutely delicious! It’s called a salad but it doesn’t involve any leafy vegetables. If you want to explore your taste buds we definitely give this recipe a go. Orange and kiwi salad for 2 persons Ingredients: 2 oranges … Continue Reading →


Salmon Mint Balls

Salmon Mint Balls

If you love fish, you will love this dish. It is fast and easy to make and it is great for those cozy spring evenings, when you need a fresh dish to feel that the warmer weather is coming. You can actually use any kind of fish that you like, … Continue Reading →


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Easter Egg Decoration

Since I’m originally from Taiwan, Easter is not something that my family celebrate. When we immigrated to Canada I simply viewed Easter as the first long weekend since New Year. After marrying Ayoe in May 2011, I’m following more and more Danish traditions, so this past weekend I found myself … Continue Reading →