Category: XiaoCooks

Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps

While January this year seemed to crawl, February flew by and we are already in March! Not just March, but March with double digit temperatures outside (in Toronto) and that is amazing. As the thermostat begins to rise, I start coming out of my winter hibernation, switching gears from stews and hotpot to salads and

Hoisin Turkey Spring Rolls

Amongst our friends Stephen and I are not known as sports people. In fact, we’re pretty much the complete opposite (unless we’re talking e-sports). However we love any excuse to cook up a feast for family and friends, including big game days. When thinking of delicious finger foods, spring rolls immediately came to mind. Crispy,

persiMon® 3 Ways

During university, Stephen and I were roommates along with one of our best friends. Our roommate would often bring persimmons and Stephen was never a fan. I love the flavour of persimmons but the fruit was a bit finicky to enjoy, waiting for them to ripen, then peeling and dealing with a fuzzy tongue afterwards.

Shio Turkey Ramen Broth

I moved to Canada with my family when I was 5 from China to St. John’s Newfoundland. It was a bit of a culture shock. I remember being incredibly upset the first time I was introduced to pizza, refusing to eat any of the cheese and crying for congee. Needless to say, growing up Turkey

Sichuan Eggplant with Ground Turkey

I have always been a big fan of meal prepping and packing my lunches for work. I make healthier food choices, am kinder to my wallet eating out less and it saves me time during the week when I can just grab a container from the fridge and go. Coming home from my first trip