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Christmas 2020 – cheers to absent family and friend.

Christmas 2020 – cheers to absent family and friend.

Christmas 2020 – Oh what a year 2020 has been and that is saying it midly! I feel very emotional today. I was cooking and crying at certain points. I cannot gurantee that the pigs in blankets do not have an extra dose of salt. […]

Beef gravy as taught by my outlaws

Beef gravy as taught by my outlaws

It is of not secret that I call my in-laws, my outlaws and they still love me (I think) kekekekeke This is they way they make gravy. My son declared that today’s gravy was so good he could drink it like beef broth if hungry. […]

Côte De Boeuf – Ribeye of beef

Côte De Boeuf – Ribeye of beef

I love a good roast and Côte De Boeuf or ribeye of beef is my favourite cut to roast. So this Christmas I roasted one and took some pic for a special friend who said she has trouble cooking beef. I hope she enjoys the […]

Masala Vadai

Masala Vadai

‘Ding! Ding! Ding!’ as a youngster in Malaysia, towards the early evening I would be so happy and excited to hear the ‘roti man’ bell a ringing. This means I can get either one or the other snacks which I simply love. Carefree days. First […]

Basil pesto sauce

Basil pesto sauce

Besil pesto sauce was first introduced to me by my late father-in-law. Tears welled up my eyes as I type this. It’s been a year since we lost him but it still hurts. I missed his daily phone call to ask me ‘What’s for lunch, […]

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

The pipa ( Chinese: 琵琶) pronounced as ‘pee-pah’ is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, belonging to the plucked category of instruments. Sometimes called the Chinese lute, the instrument has a pear-shaped wooden body with a varying number of frets ranging from 12 to 26. Pipa toufo […]

Kiam Hue steamed pui bak (Salt fish pork belly)

Kiam Hue steamed pui bak (Salt fish pork belly)

Kiam Hue steamed pork belly or minced pork is one of those dish that makes you go for that extra bowl of rice. On a cold raining day like today it is fabulous. This is such an easy dish to cook. I literally start by […]

A Woking we go ….

A Woking we go ….

I collect three things in my life and one of them is woks. I just love a good wok and I like to try them out. I do read reviews but unless I have tried them out for myself I would not recommend nor ditch […]

Flower rolls Huā Juǎn/花卷 with lap cheong

Flower rolls Huā Juǎn/花卷 with lap cheong

Einstein said “Imagination is More Important Than Knowledge” For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” I have been thinking of making this flower rolls for eons. Last year […]

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

It is without a doubt that if you want to eat something to your taste or if you are fussy with your food then you have to learn to make it yourself. I have to admit I am quite fussy though my close friends will […]