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New year, new plans: Steamed Buns with Red Bean Paste

First thing’s first: Happy Chinese New Year to all my Chinese, or otherwise Lunar New Year-celebrating readers! Now I know what you’re thinking, and no, I don’t normally celebrate the Chinese New Year- you know, not being Chinese or anything. (Actually, that’s a lie. Three years ago I made some tasty potstickers, but I think that was largely a coincidence.) But I’m feeling pretty “New Year’s-y” lately, and I figured today was as good as any to make and post a favourite Asian treat. Read more…

Guest Post at The Beat That My Heart Skipped: Vegetable Pot Pie with Dumplings

Vegetable Pot Pie with Dumplings

Psst, you- in need of a recipe to chase away the January blues? Well, you haven’t exactly come to the right place, but I can direct you there. I’ve a second guest post up at The Beat That My Heart Skipped, the fab new UK design and lifestyle blog. This time it’s a seasonal Veggie Pot Pie with Dumplings on the menu- perfect for warming you up during these dreary days. I’d love for you to check it out and leave me a comment over there!

Morsels of Delicious: Root Vegetable Bread Dumplings

Root Vegetable Bread Dumplings

Is there anyone reading this who doesn’t like dumplings? Is that even possible? I’m not trying to be obtuse, honest- I just can’t imagine that there’s a human on this earth who doesn’t grow weak at the knees at the thought of those bite-sized morsels of deliciousness. As you can probably deduce, I love dumplings. All kinds- Chinese, Thai, Polish, British. When I was growing up, I looked forward to my family’s Dim Sum Boxing Day tradition almost as much as I looked forward to Christmas (possibly more). Read more…