If we eat in on Sundays, dinner is always something simple.
I’d always liked the Pasta that is served in Pasta Zanmai, which has strong Japanese flavour, so I was very happy when I saw this recipe of black sesame sauce for pasta, which was written by a Japanese author.

Here is something which you can [...]

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 whole family love Pan Mee, all except the man, so he says (but can he refuse Pappardelle?).

Imagine you spent the whole Sunday evening at the kitchen, kneading the dough (ok, maybe I didn’t knead the dough, but my Kitchenaid did), making the chicken condiments, and when it was dinner time, instead of saying “Thank [...]

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 [...]

Both hubs and I are great fan of mushrooms, especially button and portobello. I saw this recipe from Baking by James Peterson and thought it was rather easy to make, and it uses puff pastry which I normally have a roll (ready made ones) in the freezer because my daughters love puff pastry.
So I made [...]

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 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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