Monthly Archives: July 2011

Everyone’s Favourite Chicken Wings

Chicken wings. Now these I love. Deep fried, grilled or barbecued, I don’t really care. Love them just the same. If they’re not in the top 3 most loved finger food, I’ll be really shocked. When I was in primary … Continue reading

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Kueh Keria ( Sweet Potato Doughnut)

Doughnuts. What can I say about them. You either love them or hate them. Yes yes I get it, they’re deep fried so that basis alone is enough to make the health freaks turn their heads away. I’m with you, … Continue reading

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Asam Pedas Ayam (Spicy Tamarind Chicken)

Asam Pedas or spicy tamarind gravy is one of the favourite dishes amongst the Malays in Singapore and Malaysia. A dish so understated and yet complex in its taste. The one we love but take for granted when it makes … Continue reading

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Potato Gnocchi with Cherry Tomatoes & Rocket

The nerves. I just could not get rid of the nerves. I kept avoiding making this for months. One day, I thought to myself, “surely it can’t be that hard?”. Finally I braved myself into the kitchen and got started, … Continue reading

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Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice)

Nasi Lemak. What not to love. In Singapore we eat this for breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper. At the popular stalls, the queues are endless. The rice and sambal (chilli paste) are the heart of this dish. Get them right, … Continue reading

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Banana and Chocolate Chips Pancake

Sunday breakfast… It’s such an affair isn’t it, the Sunday breakfast. Breakfast is appreciated much more on Sundays. I’m a really crappy morning person but have met friends for breakfast at 7.30 in the morning. Now, why would I do … Continue reading

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Mee Goreng (Spicy Fried Egg Noodles)

Singapore noodles. What is that? I was born and raised in Singapore and yet I was so puzzled when I came across this noodle dish called Singapore noodles on the menu in a Chinese restaurant, here in Sydney. Then I … Continue reading

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Kickass Mushroom Soup!

Has anyone ever tried one of those home kit mushroom farm? We did. We just love mushrooms and they’re definitely one of those must haves on our shopping list. So last Spring, when we were at the nursery we came … Continue reading

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The Almost Forgotten Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Can you imagine celebrating a birthday without a cake? I know! Tell me about it! Last year the husband conveniently left out the cake on my birthday. I was not a happy camper. What’s the big deal, some of you … Continue reading

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Tahu Goreng (Tofu with Peanut Sauce)

I’ve always wondered why most of us like eating tofu. It’s huge in Asia. In China it’s considered a staple food. The varieties are fascinating and the process of making them is similar to that of cheese. To me tofu … Continue reading

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