One of the earlier foods I have learned to make when I first lived away from home was kimbap, a Korean sushi filled with minced beef, pickled radish, carrot, cucumber and sesame oil flavoured short grained rice. I was so proud of my achievement that I could not stop making them for the next few […]
This is my teeny tiny twist to my favourite dish from Chinese takeaway – the ginger & spring onion (scallion) chicken stir fry, which I have substituted the spring onions with a leek. This batch of stir fry was a generous one in terms of portion size. This came about when there were discounted chicken […]
Emily: Hi guys! Hope you had a wonderful week so far! It’s that time of the month again to feature my next blogger friend, Abby, from Things for Boys. I felt like Abby and I got connected over the homemade kecap manis recipe. I love her fun sewing tutorials and her recent completed project of […]
In the past, I have only associated miso paste with making tofu miso soup. However, I have learned that miso paste has greater use than just making soup. Due to its potent salty and savoury taste, it is versatile enough to be used as a marinate as well as to amp up the savouriness in […]
The reason of my last homemade chilli oil post was to make dan dan noodles. It is a popular Chinese Sichuan dish which is essentially made up of noodles with creamy sesame and chilli oil dressing as well as a sautéed mince meat. My take on this dish is a little different than the original […]
My dear friends, happy hump day! I hope you week has been progressing well. I must admit, this week has been hectic with work and deadlines, you know the usual stuff and cooking has been a therapeutic outlet for me. I am trying out new Indian recipes which I can’t wait to share on the […]
I was in the mood for some grilling action although the grilling season is officially over. Oh, hello Autumn! I missed the tantalising charred lines on steak and in the absence of an outdoor barbecue area, so it’s time for me to whip out my good’ol trusty square grill pan to satisfy my craving!