Simple Ee Mee noodles

I like to be the first to wake, whilst others are asleep, to prepare ingredients – like defrosting, or scanning what’s available and be ready to cook. So when family awakes, cha ching! breakfast is ready. πŸŒ₯β›…πŸŒ€β˜€ Just like our travels in the land of rising sun – Japan, be early to beat the crowds…

Rice porridge on a gloomy day

Is rain beautiful? I think it is. In Singapore, rain cools my place down, making cooking more delightful in the wet kitchen outside my 🏠. However, the weather is gloomy and makes photography dark. Today’s travel will be to Singapore, a little red dot in South East Asia. Ingredients Simple rice porridge, with julienned marrow…

Breakfast for bad(minton) boys to men.

These bad(minton) friends were formed since year 1 of high school. They are all serving the Singapore army now, part of national service. Β They had a late night out and decided to sleep over in our house just like they’d done during school days. Ooh great fellowship, these guys, 8 years and going strong. For…

Hokkien mee

A sudden craving, hokkien mee is readily available in Singapore hawkers scene. Today, I’ll rather cook a home version. This dish originated from Fujian, China. It’s yellow noodles and rice vermicelli topped with prawns, squids and meat. Travels today is Japan, where we went temple hopping. Ingredients 1/2 kg fresh yellow noodles, 1/2 kg white…

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…

Good morning SF

Good morning San Francisco, Thailand, Singapore, Ireland. Good morning world. Today we’ll be on road trip to Napa valley. I love road trips because we parents will be taken care of by our kids and we can behave like kids in the backseat. Are we there yet? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Ingredients Wholemeal 🍞, button mushrooms, cilantro, avocado,…

Bazhang in SF – 2

Yes, here again, it’s Memorial weekend, there’s a carnival just downstairs and the parade is at full blast. Hold on, wait for me 😎 I’m half way making bazhang. This year, orders are on que for my bazhang since the first tastings last year. Friends and family love them. Haha. Ingredients Once again, my hand…

Tomato eggs

It’s gonna be a simple snack for dinner, tomato eggs open face sandwich. Been eating too much so we’ll go light during dinner. Ingredients Eggs, tomatoes, chicken broth, leek. Method 1) Beat eggs, mix in salt pepper. 2) Cut up leek, mix both green and white into egg mixture, beat in tablespoon of chicken broth….

Fried beehoon

Whenever I’m overseas especially in the western countries I’ll miss this dish tremendously. You just can’t find this in Australia, Β England or United States. Β In Singapore, it’s readily available anytime during breakfast lunch or dinner. Just drop in to the food center and for at least $1/ you’ll be rewarded with a plate of fried…

Big breakfast

This Easter weekend…it’s lazy mornings…waking up late…trying hard to get over jetlag…having flown into Melbourne twice in 2 weeks… in out, in out. Not complaining but thankful that it was done, having seen the last of my niece in law in the first week, then bidding her farewell in the second. Just part of life!…

Portebello mushrooms

  Picked some portebello mushrooms from the Queen Victoria market in Melbourne and hand carried them back to Singapore. For lunch today, I’ll make use of the fresh mushrooms with some other buys. It’s been a while since I’ve shopped for fresh goodies and I can safely admit it’s fulfilled my retail therapy. Oh yeah!…

nudal breakfast

Yeah! we’re in Cork county, this time in an Indie setup on Barrack street. N to wake up to a warm breakfast, I shall cook nudal (noodles in Irish). Here goes, I also wanna finish up what’s in the fridge since we intend to be on the roads! πŸ€“πŸ€—πŸ€”πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜‰ Available ingredients I shall steam some…