• Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Wonton Cups Recipe

    April 7, 2023Van

    Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Wonton Cups topped with a Soft Boiled Quail Eggs are one of the prettiest appetizers you can make.  They look very impressive, but they’re simple to make – watch my short Recipe Video on YouTube here to see how I made these  

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  • How to Make Soft Boiled Quail Eggs

    April 6, 2023Van

    Simple recipe for Soft Boiled Quail Eggs, the egg whites are solid and the centers are perfectly gooey and runny Place them into a bowl of ice water immediately after cooking to prevent them from overcooking Cooling the eggs  first is how you can get perfectly peeled eggs, when they are hot or warm, the…

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  • Cheesy Dumplings Gratin Recipe

    March 8, 2023Van

    Cheesy Dumplings Gratin 🥟 quick and easy recipe made with  frozen dumplings – a unique way to turn frozen dumplings into a completely different + delicious dish!   

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  • Hawaiian Mochiko Chicken Recipe

    May 24, 2022Van

    Mochiko Chicken – a local favorite in Hawaii, many people describe it as Hawaiian popcorn chicken, it’s more like a variation of  karaage (Japanese fried chicken).  It’s crispy, sweet, savory & garlicky – you can usually  find it served as a plate lunch with rice and mac salad. There are few different ways you can…

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  • Rose Shaped Pork & Shrimp Dumplings Recipe

    May 5, 2022Van

    Rose Shaped Pork & Shrimp Dumplings using Wei-Chuan USA Dumpling Wrappers 🌹 how pretty are these? They’re simple to make once you see how it’s folded & rolled *Watch my short Instagram recipe video here. The tops of the dumping are tender and the bottoms get crispy, it’s a really nice variation of textures. Do…

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  • Crab Rangoon Recipe

    March 1, 2022Van

    Crab Rangoons are crispy wontons filled with cream cheese + crab (typically imitation crab), you can find them on the menu at almost any Chinese-American restaurants.  Crab Rangoons have an interesting history, they originated at the tiki-style restaurant Trader Vic’s in San Francisco in the 1950’s (fun fact, Trader Vic’s inspired the name and look…

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  • Hawaiian Crab Mac Salad Recipe (Copycat of Geste Shrimp Truck)

    February 22, 2022Van

    Geste Shrimp Truck in Kahului is known for having some of the best garlic shrimp on the islands, I’ve been making a copycat of of their Spicy Garlic Shrimp for years, but it’s always been incomplete without their amazing Crab Mac Salad! I’ve never seen anywhere else make Hawaiian-style mac salad like this and if…

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  • Foodland’s Spicy Ahi Poke Bowl Recipe

    February 9, 2022Van

    I’m sharing my copycat recipe of Foodland’s Spicy Ahi Poke. Foodland is a popular grocery store chain in Hawaii famous for their poke and many people think Foodland has the best poke on the islands. Poke is a traditional Hawaiian dish that Polynesians were making hundreds of years before any outside contact. Traditional Poke is…

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  • Spicy Ahi Tuna Poke with Crispy Seaweed Rice Paper Chips Recipe

    January 10, 2022Van

    I make poke once a week and this is my new favorite way to enjoy it. Seaweed Rice Paper Chips are easy to make and they are super light, crispy and have the most satisfying crunch! These chips are the perfect vessel for Spicy Ahi Poke – the ahi is coated in a spicy creamy…

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  • Matcha Reindeer Snack Recipe (Fancy Chex Mix)

    December 23, 2021Van

    Matcha Reindeer Snack is basically fancy Chex mix, it’s a fun & easy snack to make around the holidays since it’s awesome for gift giving. If you’re been following my blog or Instagram, you’ll know that I love matcha, so for this mix I made matcha chocolate coated Chex, then mix in honey roasted nuts…

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