Bitter Gourd is one of the things that I learnt to appreciate only after I got married to my husband. It’s funny how something you didn’t like totally, can transform to something you actually enjoy having after several years. I guess that’s how taste buds are developed.

I like my bitter gourd stuffed with fish paste [...]

I used to make lots of business trips to Singapore, and will meet up with colleagues from other part of the world; most of them when asked what they wanted to eat in Singapore, would ultimately say, “Chicken Rice.” (but of course not before they have a crab meal).
Although in Malaysia we have Hainanese [...]

The last time I had chicken essence was during the confinement of my second child, the confinement lady made them for me almost alternate day, and although having her, I didn’t have to worry about my daily food, her forgetfulness has left her a mark, litterally. She damaged my well seasoned wok and also left [...]

I love the taste of Ayam Pongteh, the chicken and potato stew that is cooked with preserved bean paste (tau-chu), Nonya style. I had made it a couple of times for dinner, and it was a hit with the children.
One day, I bought a small tub of light miso from the organic shop, and [...]

I bought a free range chicken on the weekend, and planned to cook the chicken whole. Hubs and the girls aren’t a great fan of steam chicken, so I thought I’ll try to make soy sauce chicken (卤鸡) instead.
I adapted the recipe from Rasa Malaysia, changing it based on what I have in the kitchen, [...]

I love fried chicken, actually, who doesn’t? So when I saw the Momofuku Fried Chicken recipe posted by Ellie, my first thought was I had to try it.
We have been doing our fried chicken the same way, i.e. season the chicken with salt and pepper, then fry it. Sometimes, we’ll add some tumeric powder, [...]

I had a few of Jamie Oliver’s books, but I never really follow any of his recipes step by step until recently.
For boxing day, the in-laws were coming over for dinner, and I thought maybe we should just do something Western instead of the daily Chinese cooking we have. Bought 2 small chickens (each [...]

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