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,…

Tuna puffs

On this hot Sunday afternoon, tuna puffs with cool Thai milk tea will be great! Before that, let’s take a peek of Taipei city. Ingredients n method Puff pastry, scallions, sun-dried tomatoes, mayonnaise, onion, garlic and can of tuna. 1) Drain tuna of brine, dish into bowl. 2) Add chopped sun dried tomatoes, garlic, onion…

Tempeh tofu snake beans stir fried

Heard about tempeh, the fermented and coagulated soyabeans? It’s my first time dealing with it. Some called it a super food for it has higher protein content compared to tofu. Today, I’ll attempt to cook an Indonesian dish, tempeh tofu snake beans goreng. Featuring food trucks, in my romantic dreams, I owned one and travelled…

Baked a pie

This Sunday I baked a pie. As it’s a lazy and hazy morning, didn’t feel like having rice as staple, I dreamt of eating pie. Different types of vehicles being used. Ingredients Potatoes, onions, chicken thigh, frozen vegetables, puff pastry and chicken stock, some flour. Method 1) Ready some containers to bake the pie in….

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. 🤹 I’ll like to share…

Vegetables compote

It’s vegetables compote after a while of heavy dining. Kinda combine what’s available from the fridge and cooking them in their natural flavor as far as possible. Brunch today was a balanced meal of white porridge (carb), green spinach (fibre and vitamins), soya sauced minced pork (protein) and poached red snapper (protein). A superb ‘fine…

Great tofu respect

I’ve great respect for tofu. It’s clean, affordable and best of all nutritional. Also it’s universally available and the versatility is endless.  Original soya bean (Japanese – soft beans) is soaked in water, squeezing out the milk, the left over is further compressed to create tofu. Some of the many iconic bridges I’ve crossed around…