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These Purple Phyllo Baked Egg Rolls with pork, red cabbage, ginger and garlic are wrapped into a crunchy Filo pastry and baked or air-fried instead of deep-fried for a healthier version. These egg rolls are a kid’s childhood must, accompanied by the usual plum sauce.  The other day, I was doing my monthly round in my favourite Asian markets and saw this “plum sauce” bottle. Suddenly, tons of memories came rushing back at me. Memories of my family visiting a Chinese restaurant as a child, back in Canada, and eating my favourite dish: egg rolls with this plum sauce! I remember dipping my egg rolls into this sweet plum sauce like yesterday until I couldn’t breathe anymore. What a tasty memory! This Baked Egg Rolls recipe is my take on this old friend of mine! A Chinese American Dish These are not, per se, Chinese… even if many spring rolls resemble it. The American…

Braised Red Cabbage with Apples is a fantastic side dish for lowering carbs! This version is made with wine, butter, onions, bay leaf and many apples and goes well with a simple chicken breast and salsa verde. This Braised Red Cabbage with Apples side dish is low carb, tasty and easy to make; its overall flavour is sweet and sour, and let’s face it… it doesn’t hurt the eyes to look at it. I’ve used lean meat on top, chicken breast, with a Spanish salsa verde, but it could easily be a pork tenderloin. I always add rice, potato or pasta as sides to feel full, in other words, carbs. But lately, I’ve been trying to cut it out, and one of the best ways I’ve found was cabbage. I believe cabbage is more filling than most veggies and goes perfectly with any meat. Plus, you can easily change the aromas,…

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