Onion rings or omelette

Have you seen how chefs used a metallic ring to cook egg so as to present a perfectly rounded fried egg. Using this concept, I intend to use onion rings to contain the eggs, with fillers of vegetables and minced pork to make the omelette tastier and more nutritional. Ingredients 2 eggs, 1 onion, some…

Beehoon breakfast

I used to be amazed about eating a full meal of carbs heavy breakfast. Such was my wonder when I travelled in Asia, whether Tokyo, Taipeh or Manila in 5 or 6 star hotel how a full meal of rice noodles, porridge plus condiments would be consumed during breakfast. When living in Melbourne, I would…

Curry tuna puffs

Snacks during study break – yeah some spicy tuna puffs will fit the role. Whilst solving math and physics problem questions, toasting up some curry tuna puffs during study breaks will inspire better focus to score higher. Ingredients A can of tuna, pastry puffs, sesame seeds, onions, curry powder, sun dried tomatoes, mayonnaise. Method 1)…

Hainanese ee buah

This kueh (aka pastry) is made during very special occasions such as baby’s first full month, birthdays or even engagement / marriages celebrations. I’m taking effort to learn the traditional way from an authentic 93 years Hainanese lady, before the recipe and art gets lost. Today I’m sharing the method and ingredients used. As always,…

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….