Curry fish head

On this lovely Sunday morning, I’ll prepare curry fish head for lunch. Ingredients 1 sea bass fishhead, 1 small batang fishhead, eggplant, cabbage, long beans, tomato, carrot, curry broth prepared earlier. Method 1) Smash kiffir and curry leaves, put into container to be submerged into curry broth. 2)In a pot of boiling curry broth, add…

Flake with stirfry

I normally avoid flake, but in Australia, many a time had it as fish and chips. Was at the wet market the other day, on impulse bought a half piece of cooked flake fillet. Flake (shark meat) is eaten as a nutrition (Chinese, Japanese) or a stable (Iceland, Norway) else avoided (animal lovers) due to…

Steamed grouper

The grouper fish is white flesh, light and should only be mildly seasoned to taste it’s full sweet flavor. Featuring Grand Canyon national park in Arizona. I’ve been hesitant to share because my photos do not do justice. It’s really grand and majestic. Nothing like the awe when you’re physically there. Method 1) Grouper fish…

Tomyam salmon belly

I yearn for something with very strong taste. How food taste can vary, day to day. Most of the days, I’ll rather go for mild, bland with no marinate. Today it’s like wanting to awake from coma, with a need for strong oomph in the food to wake my senses. ๐Ÿคน I’ll like to share…

Pursuit of Saba

We’re Saba fish fans. So we’ve been on the lookout for any mackeral dish at home and overseas. This weekend, it’s mackeral galore at home.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Ingredients Locally, it’s called Selar or Kembong – Malaysian mackeral fish. There’s abundance in tropical waters and the markets. I’ll usually buy half a dozen and save them in the…

The heat is on

Weather forecast for Singapore – no rain till end of July. It’ll be hot and humid! At noon, around 31 degrees, but it feels like 36. I’ll like to escape to a cool place right now, and hibernate there. That place will be Yosemite valley. We did, in 2016 winter and hibernated in a cosy…

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 ๐Ÿ . 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…

Salad fusion

Today’s lunch will not induce food coma. Having tried hard to swim regularly, lunch today will follow the eat well, keep fit motto, ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ trying… trying hard, haha. In Tasmania, we drove to Freycinet, Wine Glass Bay to catch sunset. It’s was quite a race, under estimated the distance, and by the time we climbed…

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…

Salmon belly with tomyam paste.

It’ll be a 20 lap swim, and then cook a dish of salmon belly. With all the food I’ve been cooking and eating, surely a swim will do me much good and then on to more good food with less guilt. Salmon belly 1) Wash the salmon belly. 2) Marinate with tomyam paste. Bought this…

Fish paste eggplant

A simple dish loved by the family. The main 2 ingredients are 1 eggplant and a packet of store bought fish paste. 1) Wash and cut ๐Ÿ† diagonally, with a slit to fill in fish paste. 2) Insert store bought fish paste into slit. 3) In the pan, heat up some oil, pan fry the…

Fish hor fun

As each of us return from our travels in different countries, a home cooked meal of the family’sโ€‹ favorite fish noodle dish will serve as welcome home dinner. Travels can be hard work, tiring and energy sapping. A simple all in one pot will be good, easy to serve and requires less washing of utensils….