Orangey angel hair pasta

Normal, but I’m ever so grateful for the availability of ingredients and almost any type of food in a capitalist market. With carols in the background, and celebrative mood all around, can’t help but felt a bit off track and wondered what if things were not so available, instead limited to only what’s growing in…

Traffic light soup

It’s feeling like winter, cold and wet is the weather. For dinner, a bowl of noodles soup will be great to warm the soul. I shall design a traffic light soup, with the main colors of red, yellow and green. Let there be fun in deliciousness. Ingredients Yellow pumpkin, green baby kailan veg, red capsicum,…

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…

Easy comfort meals

During the recent monsoon with continuous rainy days, I felt secure  cooking comfort food to store up so there’s warm food whenever hunger pangs strike. There was no need to walk out in the rain to buy food and I could spend cosy time watching “chef and fridge” a Netflix Korean cooking show. Ingredients I…

Beef hor fun

On this cool day, what to cook, what to eat? I’m dreaming of a hearty, savory and slurpy meal for the family. It gotta be easy to cook, easy to eat. Hopefully all in 1 wok balanced with protein, carbs, vitamins and fibre. I’m thinking it would be beef hor fun. Nicely, I’ve the right…

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. 🎂🎉🎂🎉 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  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 💓 – 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.  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…