Barcelona Vacation 2014

July 18, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 1 Comment

Barcelona Vacation 2014

With a short notice for an 8-day vacation, I was undecided where to go. Norbert chose Venice, I wanted somewhere more fun. Without even doing much research, I decided on Barcelona and we were lucky enough to get cheap tickets. As we were both pretty occupied before the trip we decided not to make any plans – be a wanderlust traveller for once. We rented apartments through Airbnb to live like the locals and do some food hunting as usual – eat local and go where the locals go. Continue Reading →

Filipino Chicken Adobo

July 15, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 12 Comments

Tender falling-apart Chicken Adobo in a tangy, vinegary garlic sauce. The quintessential dish of the Philippines.

Filipino Chicken Adobo

If April Bloomfield (chef and co-owner of 3 Michelin starred restaurants) deemed Filipino adobo worthy to be included in her “A Girl and Her Pig” cookbook, then you must definitely give adobo a try. At least once. Adobo, a tangy, salty dish of stewed meat in soy sauce and vinegar, is ‘the’ quintessential dish of the Philippines. Some even name it the unofficial national dish. Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Seed Bars & Truffles

July 11, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 3 Comments

Pumpkin Seed Bars & Truffles – guilt-free and nutritious sweet treat

Pumpkin Seed Bars & Truffles

Once you’ve tried making your favourite nut/seed butters, there’s no turning back. For peeps like me who don’t get access to good quality nut/seeds butters, a good old handy food processor helps with making your own from scratch a breeze. Like how I made my Pumpkin Seed Butter in minutes.  Continue Reading →

What is Sprouting and Sprouted Pumpkin Seed Butter

July 9, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 4 Comments

Aromatic & nutritious sprouted Pumpkin Seed Butter

Sprouted Pumpkin Seed Butter

Sprouting is something mama have been doing on and off over the years, and I’ve picked up the habit a few years back, mostly sprouting alfalfa. It was only recently that I branched out into sprouting grains and legumes, after having found them being packed with nutrients and easy on digestion.  Continue Reading →

Going Raw: Guide to Raw Food

July 4, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 0 comments

Going Raw

After attending Inner Food Workshop 2 years ago, I started incorporating Raw Food principles into my meals. I wrote “Going Raw” for !nourish magazine a year after that. 3 months later, Ash (the friend who introduced me to raw food) and I went to the Raw Food Detox Retreat run by our raw food guru Daniw. It was a week of bliss. Continue Reading →

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