Recipe Index

 

Beef

Spaghetti Bolognese

Posted on Oct 28th, 2015

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 -…

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Chicken 

Chicken Piccata

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2015

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…

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General Tso’s Chicken

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

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…

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Hainanese Chicken Rice

Posted on Apr 28th, 2015

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…

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Rosemary Roasted Chicken

Posted on Oct 16th, 2014

Glistening and crisp skin on moist succulent chicken, roasted to perfection. It’s always stared back at me from those glossy pages of a favorite…

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Thai Cashew Chicken – Gai Pad Med Mamuang Himaphan

Posted on May 12th, 2015

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…

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Three Pepper Sticky Chicken Stir Fry

Posted on Oct 7th, 2015

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…

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Easy Chicken Nuggets

Posted on Apr 14th, 2015

Many times I have bitten my lip feeling nasty, trying to ignore the pleading look in the eyes of my +Two. Had there been tantrums and defiance, I…

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Eggs 

Eggy Cheesy Toast

Posted on May 5th, 2015

“I’m hunger”… … …                                                                                …

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Fruit Queen of Puddings – A Royal Bread Pudding

Posted on Feb 11th, 2015

My culinary confession is that I am not big on making desserts. There …I said it! I have always been and still am more of a savory person then a…

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Nestled Eggs

Posted on Oct 1st, 2015

Pancakes, skillet eggs, crepes and a baffling range of omelets – and now this! Nestled eggs?  😛 Well yeah, doesn’t hurt does it? So bring it…

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Saffron Crème Custard

Posted on Oct 13th, 2015

Every time I see a Crème Caramel, a childish eagerness tugs my heart and belly strings. Amid all the gorgeous puddings and the sophisticated…

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Fruits

Fish with Mango Salsa

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

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…

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Strawberry Custard Tart

Posted on Apr 7th, 2015

I can rarely resist second helpings of pie, tart or galette, sweet or savory. The whiff of an apple cinnamon pie in the oven makes me feel warm and…

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Pasta

Chicken Piccata

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2015

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…

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Marinara Sauce

Posted on Aug 30th, 2015

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…

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Ricotta Ravioli with Sweet Peppers

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2015

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…

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Chicken Piccata

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2015

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…

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Fish & Mashed Potato Casserole

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

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…

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Seafood

Bucatini with Shrimp, Baby Spinach & Cherry Tomatoes

Posted on Apr 11th, 2016

  Bucatini with shrimp, baby spinach & Cherry tomato is a simple recipe. Shrimp cook super-fast, you can use any pasta and there is barely…

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Crusty Red Snapper with Walnut Butter

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2016

"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…

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Fish & Mashed Potato Casserole

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

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…

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Fish with Mango Salsa

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

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…

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Pan-fried Fish with Oyster Mushrooms

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

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…

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Thai Fried Spring Rolls- “Poh Pia Tod”

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

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…

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Thai Green Curry Prawns- “Gaeng Kiew Wan Goong”

Posted on Mar 8th, 2015

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…

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Fish with Mango Salsa

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

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…

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Vegetables

Guacamole

Posted on Sep 13th, 2015

I love original recipes; while fusion and a bit of experimentation are always fun I seem to come back to some original recipes especially when it…

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Homemade Salsa

Posted on Oct 17th, 2014

Salsa! Oh that energy! Swaying to that Latin beat with some intense eye locking, crisp spins and turns and that heady feeling of enjoying life.…

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Hummus- the Chickpea Dip

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

This notorious dip is an absolute globe trotter. We have met in Dubai, Istanbul, Bangkok, Singapore, London, Toronto and almost every other place I…

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Leafy Apple Salad with Creamy Balsamic Dressing

Posted on Jan 28th, 2016

Why would a food blogger who throws together a salad every morning not have them on her blog? I’ll tell you why! Mornings are hectic. Morning are…

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Marinara Sauce

Posted on Aug 30th, 2015

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…

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Som Tum – Green Papaya Salad

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Are you familiar with fighting the urge to put down the fork and yet you keep eating because you just love it TOO much??? This is how I feel about…

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Thai Fried Spring Rolls- “Poh Pia Tod”

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

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…

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Thai Green Curry Prawns- “Gaeng Kiew Wan Goong”

Posted on Mar 8th, 2015

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…

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Drinks

Kanji

Posted on Apr 24th, 2016

There will forever be some flavors that you associate with seasons and start to crave them right about that time of the year. Come Spring, Kanji is…

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