Ayurvedic Tomato Spinach Dal Soup (Tomato Spinach Lentil Soup)

March 29, 2018 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 0 comments

Soul satisfying bowl of Ayurvedic Tomato Spinach Dal Soup that boost metabolism, nourish and cleanse

Ayurvedic Tomato Spinach Dal Soup | JustAsDelishDal is the generic term used for all lentils in India. Soup of stew dishes made with any lentil is also called dal. Kinda confusing huh? Each region in India has their own variation of dal with different lentils being used. In Malaysia, it is common to enjoy thick dal stews with flat breads like roti canai, chapati or my favourite thosai. Continue Reading →

Korean Kimchi Pancake (Kimchijeon)

January 11, 2018 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 0 comments

Easy savoury Korean Kimchi Pancake as a snack or appetizer. Possible as a meal as how I like it.

Kimchi Pancake (Kimchijeon) | Justasdelish.com

I love making kimchi but it is Norbert who enjoys eating it more than I do. He loves spicy and sourish flavours. Instead of having kimchi as side dish, I prefer using kimchi in dishes such as kimchi noodle soup, kimchi tofu soup and kimchi pancake. Not only can you can have your dose of good probiotics from the kimchi, most people (including my carnivorous husband) does not mind those dishes are vegetarian. Continue Reading →

Nourishing Red Dates Tea – 2 Ways

December 21, 2017 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 3 Comments

Nourishing Red Dates Tea | Just As DelishChinese red date 红枣 (jujube) is one of the most popular Chinese foods used as a health tonic and traditional herb, especially to improve qi (energy) and blood for the body. It is too bad that the western world does not know about the health benefits of red dates because red dates also strengthen the spleen and stomach qi (energy) which helps to digest food, tonify blood and relax the mind. When you have good overall qi, it is reflected through your healthy rosy cheeks (that’s our natural blusher 🙂 ) Continue Reading →

The Year of Rest

September 13, 2017 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 2 Comments

Year of Rest

So.. my 2 months break turned into 9 months being away from my site. I had not intended to stay away from this space for so long but let’s just say it has been one very eventful year. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have heard me talking about some of the things that have kept me away, but for those of you who don’t, this is an overview of the year so far…

After a hectic and wonderful 2016, 2017 has been a year of rest. Following a death in the family at the end of 2016, I decided to go ahead with the laparoscopic myomectomy (keyhole surgery to remove uterine fibroids). Continue Reading →

Raw Salted Caramel Nut Tart

December 1, 2016 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 0 comments

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this Raw Salted Caramel Nut Tart – a crunchy nutty tart with creamy sticky caramel flavours.

Raw Salted Caramel Nut Tart - JustAsDelishI always admire cooks that are good at both cooking and baking. It is, however more common to meet someone who is good at one or the other, just like myself. I’m not much of a baker and I have yet to develop the patience required for baking. I don’t mind taking a long time to prep for my savoury dish, but not for baking. I’m sure I’m not the only weird one 😀  Continue Reading →