Cekodok/Kuih Kodok Pisang

Oh how I miss home! It’s Ramadhan month this time of the year back in Malaysia and I have been craving for Malay Kuih-Muih. Kuih is termed as little cakes/snacks/bites (-muih is just the plural form of kuih). There are no specific time of the day when kuih-muih is served, but normally people have it […]

To To Vietnamese: Seafood Egg Noodles

Egg Noodles dunked in garlic-infused seafood clear brothFresh fish slices, prawns, squid and fish cakesTopped with generous amount of pork lard and fried garlicThis has become my new favourite!

Garlic Rice with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Toasted Pine Nuts

While I was planning for the Apricot Chicken dish, I wanted to serve it with something more flavourful than ordinary white rice. I then recall I read from For The Love of Cooking recipe by Pam, that she has created this humble looking rice dish called Garlic Rice with Sauteed Onions, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Toasted […]

Apricot Chicken

One day I ran out of idea of what to cook (well, it happen quite usual these days). Coincidentally I was browsing Woolsworth catalogue online and there were some sales of Masterfood ready made sauce packet so I asked my other half to pick one of the flavours. He picked Apricot Chicken; which happens to […]

Beef Stroganoff Fettucine

Beef Stroganoff is the perfect dish for the cold winter. According to wikipedia, Beef Stroganoff is a Russian dish of sautéed pieces of beef served in a sauce with smetana or sour cream. In this recipe, I opted for crème fraiche based on recipe from Masterchef website. I never had stroganoff in my life and […]

Simple Chinese Fried Rice

What do you do when you have left over rice, left over spam… you fry rice of course! Oops, sorry for my lame joke. I’m just admiting to the typical Chinese homemaker thinking on leftovers. Leftovers are good for fried rice because fried rice doesn’t need a standard list of ingredients. My mum used to […]

Egg ToFu with Sweet Peas

Ingredients: 2 tubes of Japanese silken egg tofu, sliced approx. 2cm apart 1 handful of sweet peas 2 cloves of garlic, minced Sauce: 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup sauce 1/2 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon of light soya sauce 1/2 teaspoon of chicken bouillon powder Dash of pepper Cooking oil Steps: Heat up oil in a […]