Five Spice Beef Stew | Swirls and Spice

Slow Cooker Five Spice Beef Stew

Chinese five spice adds flare to this dish and elevates ordinary ingredients into a supper that you won’t soon forget.  When you crave stick-to-your ribs goodness, serve an easy stew that will have everyone wanting seconds. Here’s a savory stew that got a huge thumbs up from all my kids.  I’ve made it both on the stove top and in my slow cooker.  I don’t always plan ahead far … Continue reading Slow Cooker Five Spice Beef Stew

Inside Out Potstickers

Inside Out Potstickers {Gluten Free}

Taste the flavours of Asia in a delightful new way with deconstructed potstickers made from rice flour, cabbage and ground pork or chicken. Easier than fussing with wrappers and oh so good! You know what’s amazing? That someone can throw an enjoyable, welcoming party every week–for a whole year!  If you haven’t popped over to Angie’s Fiesta Friday before, you really should. It’s the most … Continue reading Inside Out Potstickers {Gluten Free}

Five Spice Pepper Nuts

As an avid baker, I am usually both surprised and intrigued when I hear about something new.  Last month’s discovery was pepper nuts.  Have you ever tried them? I was schooled by a friend in town here about what pepper nuts are and how to make them.  Interestingly, they require neither pepper nor nuts.  They are crunchy (like nuts) and spicy (like pepper).  These teeny … Continue reading Five Spice Pepper Nuts