Salmon on veg bed

The day of dilled salmon fillets on a bed of purple cabbage has arrived. In one vision, it solves the mystery of lunch menu, a clearance of purple cabbage sitting for weeks in the fridge and a balance of healthy and guilt free indulgence. A pond of greedy koi in action. Ingredients Salmon fillet marinated…

Cantonese style -steamed fish

Was at a buffet, and our table sat many ‘cats’ who had multiple rounds of steamed fish, you know eat as much as you can and they kept ordering repeatedly this Canto style steamed fish. I just couldn’t wait to replicate it at home and I did so today. Method 1) Butterfly a Grouper fish,…

Saba fish

We didn’t have enough in Japan nor Korea, had always been on the lookout for Saba fish at home. I got my chance today. Ingredients Defrosted 3 Saba slices, and with some leftover raddish. Also will pair with sweet potato leaves and miso tofu seaweed soup. Method 1) Wash, pat dry and generously salt Saba…

Steamed grouper

Turning on Spotify – it’s that time of the year for Christmas carols. Yes I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽผ In hot humid Singapore, it’s steamed fish for health. It’s gonna be a grouper which I’ll butterfly for ease to steam. Then with pepper, salt and tumeric powder, the fish is looking less gross….

Salmon and cabbage

This rainy day, decided on just salmon fillet with stir fried cabbage for lunch. Ingredients Defrosted 3 pieces of salmon fillets, and to make a wholesome meal, found other vegetables from the fridge. Used napa cabbage, carrot, some shrimps, shitake mushrooms, garlic to cook up a vegetable dish to go with salmon. Method 1) Sprinkle…

Salmon bones soup

This lunch, we can afford salmon bones soup for 3 adults as it’s a leisure Sunday. No worries of rushing through lunch nor kids choking on bones. Some will think it’s gross to be eating fish head and it’s vertebrae but in Asia, it’s an art to eatย  and it’s the tastier part of the…

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…