Category Archives: Vegetables

Buddha’s Delight, Otherwise Known As Luo Han Zhai (罗汉斋)

Vesak Day (or ‘Buddha’s birthday’) is the celebration of the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. It is on this day that devoted Buddhists and monks in many East and Southeast Asian countries could be seen congregating at Buddhist … Read more

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Pad Ga-Prao Muu (Thai Minced Pork With Holy Basil)

Pad Gao-Prao Muu, or Thai minced pork with holy basil, is a uniquely Thai roadside dish commonly served with plain white rice and a sunny-side-up. What makes this dish unique is the holy basil – a variant of basil that … Read more

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Easy And Healthy Oven Roasted Vegetables

The last time I ate a smacking good meal of grilled vegetables was back in February, at the Heroes Premium Burgers in Frankfurt, Germany. Everyone ordered the famously huge burgers except for myself; I chose a plate of grilled vegetables … Read more

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Stuffed Bell Peppers To Fill November Up With Colours

Just because December and the Christmas season are fast approaching, November seems to have a rather hushed and suppressed characteristic to it. I need it to be more fulfilling and exciting than it is now.

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Asian Stir-Fried Brinjals

A brinjal is a type of plant in many disguises, simply because it can also be called an eggplant (English/American), an aubergine (European), a melongene or a guinea squash. Asians usually identify them as brinjals, which in turn usually refers … Read more

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