Lovely Bunch of Coconut Rice

This might be my new favourite way of making rice. I made it on Saturday and what wasn’t demolished that night was eaten by the Mascot on Sunday. On Monday, he asked me to make it again. And this is a kid who would’ve gagged at the mere suggestion of coconut a week ago. It’s…

Thai Red Curry with Veggie Chicken or Tofu

Baby, it’s cold outside! Like, really cold. Cold enough that my desire to look cute has been tossed out the window in favour of a big, red hooded parka and Elmer Fudd-inspired plaid hat. And I’ve given up on wearing sleek, sexy boots, too. It’s all about survival out there – who knows what can…

Red Curry Tofu and Vegetables with Pineapple

For a gal who is not “in the family way”, I sometimes get some pretty weird cravings. Yesterday, out of the blue, I was hit with a sudden craving for tofu in a red curry sauce with, of all things, fresh pineapple. I have never had that particular combination, but I knew that if such…

Green Curry Cod with Eggplant and Green Beans

Stored in a yogurt container and tucked-away on the top shelf is one of the more unusual items in our pantry – palm sugar. Air-dried and unrefined, palm sugar has a lovely, subtle caramel flavour and, although it looks like brown sugar, it lacks the molasses taste that can sometimes overwhelm recipes. And, as far…

Thai Veggie Curry

This is a good, easy go-to dinner for when you’re in a hurry and there’s a bunch of random veggies in the fridge. I usually make it with cauliflower, but we had broccoli to use up tonight. (And it’s just as good with green beans, carrots, potatoes, squash…pretty much anything goes.) As for the small…