Twist on a Can of Chili


You don’t see much chili here in Hong Kong, but it’s a dish that I adore. Now that the weather is cooling down, I’ve unpacked my scarves and sweaters and prepared my palette for hot, delicious comfort food. Last weekend, my husband and I finally checked out Gateway, paradise for the American expat looking for … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in Hong Kong

Turkey from Magnolia

Thanksgiving in Hong Kong will never be the same as gathering around a table with family and friends back home. This year, my husband and I may have been thousands of miles from home, but we were able to enjoy quite the delicious Thanksgiving feast with friends. Thanks to 3 Star Backer, we gathered at … Continue reading

Creamed Corn Casserole

Creamed Corn Casserole

Of course Thanksgiving won’t be the same this year with my husband and I living in Hong Kong, thousands of miles away from our family and old friends. Nonetheless, we are going to an expat Thanksgiving potluck, which will have a jerk turkey! There are so many dishes that come to mind when I think … Continue reading

Green Beans Almondine

Breaded Salmon, Green Beans Almondine and Coconut Rice

One of my favorite fast and simple side dishes is green beans almondine. My college roommate, Amanda Fenton, showed me how to make this and it’s been an awesome ‘brag dish’* for me ever since! For this meal, I bought some French style green beans, but you can use any type. Ingredients 1 C sliced … Continue reading

Thai Red Pumpkin & Chicken Curry

Thai Red Pumpkin & Chicken Curry

I’m continuing my obsession with Thai food with a recipe for red pumpkin and chicken curry. I’ve had pumpkin curry at several Thai restaurants, but now that I live in Asia, it’s finally relatively simple to find the right type of pumpkin for it! Over the past year, I’ve really come to like making curries … Continue reading