Chicken pad thai

CNN rated pad Thai as 5th most delicious food in the world in 2011. On this rainy day, I’m tempted to cook something delicious, tasty and authentic like those offered on the streets of Thailand. Ingredients A packet of noodles, bean sprouts, chives, garlic, 2 chicken thighs, pad Thai sauce, fried cereal oats (instead of…

Pizza

Flew those pizza base and pepperoni from San Francisco, sun dried tomatoes from Cork city – Ireland, mozzerella cheese from Melbourne and locally sourced onion, shitake mushrooms – it’s time for an international pizza. 😌🙃 1) Spread the tomato puree on 🍕 base. 2) Lay out onion slices, then pepperoni onto the pizza base. Looking…

Happy birthdays

We celebrated our younger children birthdays yesterday, yes our 3rd and 4th have the same birthday exactly every year and since they are both home this year (not always home together), gotta have a medium do. So it was catered Thai food, really yummy😎😎. However, I’d still wanted to prove my culinary worth, contributed 3…

Mixed vegetables

As there’s not much left in the fridge, I’ll just create a stir fried mixed vegetables with all that’s remaining. 1) Wash and cut up veggies, soak other dried veggies, such as shitake mushrooms and black fungus. 2) In a wok, fry up some garlic and miso in some oil. 3) Add in some water…

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 🍆 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…

This is not Pad thai

Yeah, I wouldn’t claim to cook Pad thai just because I’ve the sauce, especially when CNN in 2011 rated Pad thai as 5th most delicious food. I’m trying to stir fry some noodles with available Pad Thai sauce and other similar ingredients, I’ll cook my version today 😂😂. I’ll get to the real phat thai…

Tortilla my way

Thank you rain, you’ve cooled Singapore for awhile. At 26 degrees Celsius, I’m inspired to create a tortilla meal, trying to replicate those I had in San Francisco. One of traveling pleasures is to sample food of other cultures, buy some goodies, and adapt to the ingredients I have at home. I hand carried 8000+…

BBQ pork hor fun

Yes, back from cool San Francisco breeze into scorching hot Singapore weather. Was very much jetlagged and hungry at odd hours, like 4am. The beauty of Singapore is no matter the time, there’ll be amazing food at great prices. Such a privilege to be able to eat a bowl of ‘bachor mee sua’, (minced pork…

Butternut squash

Something light amidst the heavy dining, rice dumplings, free flow steaks… we’ll have just butternut squash, fried with leftovers from the rice dumpling (aka bazhang). Ingredients Method 1) In a wok, heat up some oil. Fry the leftovers pork sliced thinly, mushrooms thinly sliced, dried shrimps, those pieces of winter melon strips. Even the leftovers…

Bazhang in SF – 2

Yes, here again, it’s Memorial weekend, there’s a carnival just downstairs and the parade is at full blast. Hold on, wait for me 😎 I’m half way making bazhang. This year, orders are on que for my bazhang since the first tastings last year. Friends and family love them. Haha. Ingredients Once again, my hand…

Bazhang step-by-step

Was down with a bad flu since mother’s day weekend but the minute I felt better, was at the market shopping for ingredients to make bazhang. By the way, bazhang is pork dumplings, the actual day this year is 30 May 2017, on which I shall be out of town. It occurs every year on…