Braised yi mein noodles

Will cook yi mein noodles to celebrate twin daughters’ birthdays. Noodles symbolise longevity, so I’ll carry on cooking although both are away in Hawaii for their birthday weekend. πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰ Ingredients Yi mein noodles, mustard greens and bean sprouts, fish and prawn cakes, tomatoes and baked beans, garlic, wood ear fungus, carrot and chicken broth. Method…

Wonton noodles

I didn’t have enough of those Thai wonton noodles. To satisfy my crave, I’ll attempt to home cook. Ingredients Thai yellow noodles, baby kale, bbq soft bones ribs and home made wonton. Method 1) In boiling water, cook the yellow noodles. Once softened with water boiling, it’s considered cooked al dente. 2) Mix sauce (soya,…

Sweet corn, sprouts vermicelli

The day has come…it’s exciting… for me to use up leftovers to clear space in the fridge. I have leftover sweet corn, different types of sprouts, chicken slices, fish cakes, and rice vermicelli. The ingredients were hand carried from Bangkok, with an amazing range of fresh food from the Sukumvit street. I’ll stir fry all…

Stirfry white kway teow.

Whilst in a minivan from Bangkok airport to Khoa Yai on route to Granmonte, a vineyard and winery 167 kilometers, 2 1/2 Β hours away, I’m sharing this recipe and hope you’ll enjoy stirfry white kway teow. Ingredients Kway teow, green mustard veggies, bean sprouts, char siew, fish cake and 1 tomato. Method 1) In a…

Kway teow, flat white noodles

A one pot meal, easy to do, easy to eat. Today I’ll cook a one wok kway teow for four, no need to plan just with seafood ingredients, veggies and beaten egg. Best – and be free for rest of the day. Featuring towers I’ve captured during my travels. Ingredients Flat white noodles, yellow noodles,…

Simply meatballs tomato angel hair

Excited πŸ’“ – the weekend is here, I’ll cook more today, keep a portion for the weekend to free myself to run my weekend activity – playing mahjong. Featuring different cable cars I’ve ridden round the world. Ingredients 3 lamb meet balls, 1 packet angel hair pasta, 2 fresh tomatoes, 1 large scallion, 1 can…

Laksa

Don’t usually cook laksa at home because it’s readily available in the hawkers centers. Β Overseas when we miss the Singaporean hawkers scene, we’ll fix it by having a bash with premixed paste and whatever other ingredients we can find. I’ve been given these premix and since daughter didn’t bring them to Ireland, I’ll just use…

Trending – white beehoon

Being national day eve, national service men are on half day leave, I shall cook something trending in Singapore and that’s white beehoon (vermicelli) for lunch. During my short stint in Melbourne, I managed to capture some trending scenes, including the iconic cable cars rambling through central business district. Ingredients I’m cooking for three, half…

Hokkien mee for medical students

This evening, we’re are having 15 medical students in our house for a final meeting and practice before they embark on a mission trip to a village of Thailand. I would like to treat them to a nice dinner, since they’ve all just returned from United Kingdom, it should be something local that they don’t…

Ramen fascination

My fascination with ramen didn’t end in Japan, but carried on in our visits to major cities around the world. Whether San Francisco or Melbourne, there’ll be popular ramen cafes delivering very authentic ramen noodles. The ramen culture in Japan is amazing. In every corner, there’ll be ramen mom-pop shops. Sometimes, it’s a one man…

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…

Char kway teow

Char kway teow – stir fried flat white rice noodles is a favorite comfort food with the family. We refrain from eating much outside because of “artery clogging” fear. Home cooked, I’m able to control the amount of grease, no cockles but more vegetables added so guilt is lessen. Talk about mind over matter. πŸ’…