Monthly Archives: January 2014

[Recipe] Smoked Salmon Omelette with Sweet Soy Sauce & Sriracha & How to Have Omelette for Dinner

Smoked Salmon Omelette with Sweet Soy Sauce & Sriracha |

The past couple of days have been frustrating. My blog was deactivated due to exceeding the SQL database limit, but wait it get’s even worse! After I was asked for an upgrade (disregarding the fact that it was a cost increase to maintain this blog from now on) which I performed, my blog was still deactivated which was eventually fixed after another upgrade after multiple phone calls to the technical support team. For the past three years, I have been working on this blog myself from blog design, learning about photography, “food styling”, researching which plugins to install to improve readers experience. For the first time in three years, I felt helpless and out of my dept. For the first time in three years, I decided to hire someone to fix the blog for me.

Let’s hope that this incident won’t happen again. Fingers crossed. I’m grateful that my beloved and Matt from Off the Hook Marketing (based in Orange, NSW) have done a wonderful job to get my blog up and running. It was a relief that I could come back to do what I knew better – cooking and eating ha! I hope all of you are as happy as I am to be back up and running :)

[Recipe] Cacao, Cola & Cranberries Scones with Maple & Vanilla Icing

chocolate, cranberries & cola scones |

Hey guys, I’m bringing soda scones back! Let’s do High Tea, afternoon tea, morning tea because we need a reason to enjoy these sweet treats. Or don’t we?

If you aren’t familiar with soda scones, well my dear friends, this is possibly the simplest way to make scones from scratch. There is no need to crumble butter with flour for this recipe. I know this may not be an arduous task to some of you, after all instead of the traditional rub-in method, there’s always a food processor to do the job. But sometimes, I just feel like a less fiddly process. Sometimes, if I can get away with just two-step process of pour and mix, I am all good.

[Recipe] 5 Minutes Banana & Quinoa Flakes Microwave Cakes with Goji Berries & Pecans

5 minutes banana & quinoa flakes microwave cakes |

If you follow my Instagram @FussFreeCooking, you’d probably noticed my breakfast options were pretty predictable: eggs, mushrooms,coffee and on occasions pancakes. While there is nothing wrong being a repetitive eater, for the sake of trying something different, I have decided to include quinoa flakes in my breakfast routine.

The quinoa flakes I used are the Macro brand from Woolworths. To make quinoa flakes into porridge, it requires 1 part quinoa flakes to 2 parts water according to the packet instructions which I eventually deviated (as you do *wink*) to 1 part of water and 1 part of milk for a creamier texture and (not to mention) tastier outcome. Since quinoa porridge does not require as much cooking time as the rolled oats variety, the former is less likely to burn the milk as well.