Oat Flatbread Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

June 27, 2014 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 2 Comments

Refreshing Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa on Gluten Free Oat Flatbread

Oat Flatbread Fish Tacos

As a Pinterest addict, getting lost in the world of beautiful photos of recipes and DIY crafts happens pretty often. If I don’t set a time frame for my “Pinterest” time, I could spent hours pinning away. It’s not uncommon that Pinterest is a great source of recipe inspiration, because recipes are amongst the most pinned items. Easy oat flatbread is one of the recipes I found and experimented with a few times, if you have been following my instagram account, the few gluten free flatbread recipes I’ve tried, couldn’t be rolled out properly, the texture was dry and stiff. Continue Reading →

Kale Salad

November 7, 2013 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 13 Comments

Kale Salad
Move over Popeye, say hello to the Queen of Greens – Kale. In recent times, kale has become one of the most talked about vegetables, championed by chefs and food bloggers. Green smoothies with kale and kale chips recipes have popped up everywhere I click. Kale, sometimes known as curly kale, is from the Brassica family and is a nutritional powerful with high concentration of beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, and rich in calcium. Continue Reading →

Creamy & Easy Fruit Sorbets

August 25, 2012 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 19 Comments

Fruit Sorbets

Beat the heat with these colorful sorbets! These Fruit Sorbets are cool, creamy and surprisingly easy to make, and no ice cream maker is needed. This recipe is very similar to a smoothie, less complex and just as healthy. The main difference is that frozen fruits, lime juice and some sweetener is added to achieve that sweet-tart sorbet flavor. Continue Reading →

Mango Pomelo Salad

August 6, 2012 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 15 Comments

Time sure flies.. and it’s already one year into blogging. It’s a year of personal growth, lots of joy and some tears, this blog has been a very fulfilling journey for me, something I have not felt in a long time. I’m really proud of what I’ve achieved with this new hobby – be it cooking or photography. Occasionally, mama would ask “Why are you spending so much time with cooking new recipes and taking photos?” Being a typical asian mother that has gone through a hard life, she is always concerned about spending time on activities that does not translate into income generation. Mama, not everything is about money. Continue Reading →

Mango Pudding

September 7, 2011 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 21 Comments

Last week, I found some agar agar in my kitchen which was long forgotten. Agar agar is a gelatinous substance derived from algae, commonly used in Asian desserts.

I decided to experiment with these agar agar (instead of packet mango jelly) to make mango pudding (Asian style) and see how it turns out. Every time I dine at Dim Sum restaurant, I have the urge to order mango pudding because it’s so refreshing. Are you like me?

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