Sweet Chili Thai Noodles

chili noodles 2

Tonight I was wanting a noodle dish that went well with the Beef Satay’s I was making. This is the result. It turned out really well although it was a little too spicy for the kids – they didn’t stop eating it though. Sweet Chili Thai Noodles   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 ...

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Refried Beans

refried beans

We love mexican food and refried beans are a family favourite. A can of store bought beans are nothing close to homemade and they are ridiculously expensive. Here is my version. Refried Beans   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Author: Steve Cylka Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 tsp oil 2 ...

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Bhindi Subji

bhindi subji

This is anĀ IndianĀ vegetable dish that is in a spicy sauce. The main vegetable can be almost anything and you can also have a few vegetables in it. My absolute favorite is okra. Also, the fresh cilantro gives the dish a special flavour. Bhindi Subji   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 55 mins   Author: ...

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Chili Garlic Baby Bok Choy

baby bok choy

Baby bok choy is one of my favourite vegetables. It is so much more tender than once it is fully grown. It is also hard to find and almost only available at Chinese food markets. This is a simple dish that I came up with after having it at a restaurant. Chili Garlic Baby Bok Choy   Print Prep time ...

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Szechwan Broccoli


I am always looking for a unique way to cook vegetables. This is a great broccoli dish. If you omit the red pepper flakes it is more of a sesame teriyaki dish while the including them gives it the szechwan flavour. Szechwan Broccoli   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Steve ...

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Masoor Dal

masoor dhal

There are infinite versions of Indian lentil recipes. This is my take on Masoor Dal. Masoor Dal   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 2 hours Total time 2 hours 10 mins   Author: Steve Cylka Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 tomato, diced 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp tumeric ...

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