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…

Apple pie

The time is now – you’ll be proud. I’ve successfully baked a humble apple pie in time for Thanksgiving. Ingredients 4 Apples- preferably variety of 3. Cinnamon and nutmeg powder, 1/4 teaspoon. Pinch of salt, 1 fresh lemon, black brown and white sugar, 3 tablespoon. 2 tablespoon of cornflour, 2 puff pastry. 1egg beaten to…

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…

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)…

Pumpkin pie

Happy Halloween 👺👻🤡 – I baked a pumpkin pie today! Happy to share that I started another hobby, collected a school of koi, built a filter myself to rid the algae that forms easily in sunny Singapore. The filter is working well, clearer pond water. Ingredients 1/3 of pumpkin leftover, 2 tablespoon brown sugar, a…

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,…

Marrow green dinner

Go light, less carbs, more vegetables for the last meal of the day.  Since we’re not doing any physical workout before bedtime, just a bowl of marrow green for dinner. It’s good for body system, easy on the stomach, lessen the digestive strain. Ingredients 1marrow green, 6 hydrated shitake mushrooms, 1 carrot, garlic, 1 fishcake,…

Fried wonton

Didn’t have enough of this on the streets of Bangkok, so I’m gonna make lots to satisfy our crave, and to freeze the rest when the crave creeps up on other days. Ingredients Cabbage, onion, minced pork, cinnamon powder, fish sauce, light soya sauce, sesame oil, and wonton skin (pastry).   Method 1) Pour an…

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…

Simply bliss

We were going to meet in a friend’s house and I wanted to contribute something simple to go with tea whilst chit chatting. Bought a pack of sweet potatoes from a roadside stall in Thailand, air flown home, then washed and sunned them. Individually wrapped in tin foil, into the oven at 190 degrees for…

Architect for tropics

My first meal back home, I tried to replicate those I saw on the streets of Bangkok. I do not know the names of these food but visually I can recall the ingredients. Since I was down with flu, opted for easy dishes to eat with white porridge. Ingredients Picked these from market stalls, carted…

Ballet picnic

It’s picnic time 🌻 at the Fort Canning park whilst watching ballet 💃 under the stars. What to prepare for a picnic? I’ve some wraps in the fridge, I’m thinking chicken wraps. Featuring lakes around the world, starting with the nearest to home, Pierce reservoir in Singapore. Ingredients Store bought wraps, chicken thighs, purple cabbage,…