Bucatini with Shrimp, Baby Spinach & Cherry Tomatoes

  Bucatini with shrimp, baby spinach & Cherry tomato is a simple recipe. Shrimp cook super-fast, you can use any pasta and there is barely any prep required.You know those Read On →

Crusty Red Snapper with Walnut Butter

“With enough butter, anything is good.” And so butter it shall be…. Crusty Red Snapper with Walnut Butter. A mild flavored fish with a delicate yet crisp crust with butter Read On →

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti-Oooo… that is what my Lil Samurai likes to call it. It is spaghettioooo because the mouth is an ‘O’ with you slurp in the spaghetti – yep …. Phonics. Read On →

Three Pepper Sticky Chicken Stir Fry

I have a happy secret. I get as excited about cooking with colorful veggies as my Little Samurai. You should have seen him beaming while choosing ALL the colors of Read On →

Ricotta Ravioli with Sweet Peppers

You can only convince me to prepare ravioli when I know the person enjoying the meal will be suitably impressed by the finesse and effort put into this particular pasta. Read On →

Marinara Sauce

There was a time when bottled Italian sauces had a happy place in my larder. A dash of balsamic vinegar, sprinkle of fresh herbs, drizzle of olive oil and I Read On →

Fish with Mango Salsa

When I serve fish, I like it either to be a subtle mellow affair like a Sole Meunière or something packed with a punch like Thai Fish in Tamarind Sauce; but Read On →

Chicken Piccata

Those lazy summer days when you don’t want to cook, you don’t want to be chopping on that cutting board and you certainly wish everybody wasn’t picky suddenly. You are Read On →

Thai Cashew Chicken – Gai Pad Med Mamuang Himaphan

How can I ever forget the first time I sampled Thai Cashew Chicken. It was on our honeymoon, lazing in a picturesque veranda restaurant on a moonlit Koh Sumai beach. Read On →

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice is a popular food-court and street-food ware in the Far East. I first tried it in Singapore thinking it looked all too pale and bland but was Read On →

Pan-fried Fish with Oyster Mushrooms

Who doesn’t LOVE deep-fried fish? I mean come on … battered fried fish doesn’t even need the tartar sauce and lime it comes with. While deep-fried fish is great comfort food Read On →

Fish & Mashed Potato Casserole

Casseroles for me translate as the ultimate comfort food, served piping hot with a crisp, cool and leafy salad on the side. Some casseroles however do strike to me as Read On →

Thai Green Curry Prawns- “Gaeng Kiew Wan Goong”

My love affair with seafood is an undeniable obsession which is why I simply love beach holidays where seafood is plenty and delightfully fresh after long swims and lazing on Read On →

General Tso’s Chicken

I doubt if General Tso Tsung-Tang knew his name would become a hallmark at Chinese restaurants and take-outs worldwide! Frankly, I doubt if he ever sampled the ever popular culinary Read On →

Thai Fried Spring Rolls- “Poh Pia Tod”

There is that thing about appetizers; they tease the palate with the promise that there is more to come.  With Thai food, that promise intensely overwhelms the sense of smell Read On →