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Asian Tapas on the Beach

On July 11, 2013

Asian Tapas on the Beach
Food always seems to taste better to me when when you dine outside..

Norwood Tea Factory - Hatton, Sri Lanka

Flavors of Sri Lanka

On April 8, 2013

Raw beauty, friendly smiles and ever so flavorful food.
Since ancient times, Ceylon, (Declared Republic of Sri Lanka in 1972), has been known as a center for spice trading. Drawing explorers from all over the world…

Beautiful 8th century Borobudur

Javanese Oxtail Soup – Sop Buntut

On February 20, 2013

Hearty broth seasoned with cloves and nutmeg
Yogyakarta is the ancient city in the center of the island of Java, home to the infamous Borobudur, one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world. Our recent trip to Java would not have been complete without…

Chinese Pantry Kit

Celebrate the flavours of Chinese New Year

On January 29, 2013

Celebrate Chinese New Year At Home with Farina’s Asian Pantry

Chinese New Year is around the corner and the year of the Snake begins on February 10th. This festive holiday celebrated worldwide and is a time to…

Love these ginger cookies!

Yummy Holiday Ginger Cookies!

On December 18, 2012

The Perfect Blend of Spice and Sweetness

I love the thin chewy texture of these ginger cookies…they are super easy to make.

Cantonese style congee

A Simple Congee Recipe

On November 28, 2012

Cantonese Style Porridge

Due to it’s therapeutic qualities, Congee is also the ideal meal for infants or when your feeling under the weather…….

Lotus leaf wrapped glutinous rice with chicken (luo mai gai)

Cantonese Style Thanksgiving Stuffing

On November 14, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving – Asian Style!

This family recipe is comfort food and always reminds me of my childhood. What’s great about serving sticky rice during this holiday season is that it also pairs well with roasted meats and gravy……

Paper Dosa

A Dosa Recipe To Celebrate Deepavali

On November 7, 2012

Happy Deepavali!

Light a candle to usher in a year of good fortune and try starting your day with a crispy dosa during this week of celebration…..