Roasted pork leeks bliss

It’s a simple roast pork with leeks dish. Simplicity is bliss. I’ll try to combine glimpses of my previous travels with current cooking methods hoping you’ll enjoy Ahgoodfood better. This photo shows the steepest steps I’ve ever seen – leading to ‘heaven’, Angkor Wat highest point. Β Each step is narrow, about half the size of…

Fish head bitter gourd soup

Bought 2 barramundi fish heads. Credits to the fishmonger, he cleaned and chopped so beautifully and made them easy for me to use. I’m reminded of a trip to Ek Phnom (Siem Reap, Cambodia) in 2015, when we were cruising the Mekong River and saw a lady preparing fish dinner outside her boat house. *Boat…

Monday’s roast

Today being a public holiday, I’ll create an easy dish. All in one in the roasting pan, minimal oil, minimal washing. Ingredients 1) Hard vegetables that I can find from the fridge, sweet corn, carrots, sweet potatoes, onion…and a 1 kilogram frozen πŸ”. Pluck some Bay leaves and rosemary twigs from the garden. Preparation 2)…

My dream pho

This is the pho I dream about. This is the pho I created today. Yes…my dream came alive, and it’s tastier, more robust, and with greater oomph. πŸ‘ŠπŸ’ͺπŸ‘Œ Ingredients Vietnamese rice noodles, bones / chicken carcass for broth, onion, ginger, leeks, bean sprouts, coriander, beef tenderloin. Preparation 1) The broth takes hours to make, since…

Filet mignon

The family had decided to shy away from red meat due to various health readings. However, in our last visit to San Francisco, the daughters brought us to a fine Brazilian steakhouse serving free flow quality steak. That rekindled our love and respect for good quality steak. At home, the son’s body is saying give…

Noodles 4 breakfast

G’day 😍 we’ll have noodles for breakfast, like how Asians have rice porridge or rice every morning. Like how we’ll order bachormee (minced meet noodles) at the hawkers center. The kids prefer meekia (angel hair pasta) and the adults prefer meepok (fettuccine). But first, another 20 lap swim before breakfast. Ingredients Noodles, sauces (chilli, soy…

Stir fried marrow green

When I found this squash in the supermarket, I just had to buy it, to recreate a dish that grandma used to cook. I’ve been searching a while for marrow green, I do not often see it available, so I grab 2 on sight. Whilst researching, realised it’s another super food. Ingredients Preparation 1) Wash…

Soy sauce chicken

Tasted the 1 Michelin star soy sauce chicken in Smith street Singapore recently, today I’ll try to cook something comparable. Ingredients 1 whole chicken (about 1 kg), garlic, ginger, dark soya sauce, sesame oil, sugar, salt, pandan leaves (optional), chicken feet (optional). Method 1) Wash the πŸ”, cut away visible fats. Wash the pandan leaves,…

Chicken pad thai

CNN rated pad Thai as 5th most delicious food in the world in 2011. On this rainy day, I’m tempted to cook something delicious, tasty and authentic like those offered on the streets of Thailand. Ingredients A packet of noodles, bean sprouts, chives, garlic, 2 chicken thighs, pad Thai sauce, fried cereal oats (instead of…

Pizza

Flew those pizza base and pepperoni from San Francisco, sun dried tomatoes from Cork city – Ireland, mozzerella cheese from Melbourne and locally sourced onion, shitake mushrooms – it’s time for an international pizza. πŸ˜ŒπŸ™ƒ 1) Spread the tomato puree on πŸ• base.   2) Lay out onion slices, then pepperoni onto the pizza base….

Happy birthdays

We celebrated our younger children birthdays yesterday, yes our 3rd and 4th have the same birthday exactly every year and since they are both home this year (not always home together), gotta have a medium do. So it was catered Thai food, really yummy😎😎. However, I’d still wanted to prove my culinary worth, contributed 3…

Mixed vegetables

As there’s not much left in the fridge, I’ll just create a stir fried mixed vegetables with all that’s remaining. 1) Wash and cut up veggies, soak other dried veggies, such as shitake mushrooms and black fungus. 2) In a wok, fry up some garlic and miso in some oil. 3) Add in some water…