Stir fried marrow green

When I found this squash in the supermarket, I just had to buy it, to recreate a dish that grandma used to cook. I’ve been searching a while for marrow green, I do not often see it available, so I grab 2 on sight. Whilst researching, realised it’s another super food. Ingredients Preparation 1) Wash…

Soy sauce chicken

Tasted the 1 Michelin star soy sauce chicken in Smith street Singapore recently, today I’ll try to cook something comparable. Ingredients 1 whole chicken (about 1 kg), garlic, ginger, dark soya sauce, sesame oil, sugar, salt, pandan leaves (optional), chicken feet (optional). Method 1) Wash the šŸ”, cut away visible fats. Wash the pandan leaves,…

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. šŸ˜ŒšŸ™ƒ 1) Spread the tomato puree on šŸ• base. 2) Lay out onion slices, then pepperoni onto the pizza base. Looking…

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…

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 šŸ† 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…

Beef stir fried

It’ll be a one dish fixed! I mean all in one to be savoured with or without rice. There’s so much grumble about rice, being just carbs but it pairs well with Asian dishes. Since the family members are hesitating about rice, I’ll not make it too tasty, but rely on natural flavour, so the…

Missing Mom’s cooking

She’s missed mom’s cooking for 9 months. Having just flown back from Ireland last night for the summer holidays, she’s not requesting hawkers food but any mom’s home food. Today, it’ll be just simple 2 vegetables, 1 meat with plain rice for lunch. yeah, landed and collected bag Ingredients   1) First vegetable dish is…

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 šŸ˜‚šŸ˜‚. 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+…

Fish hor fun

As each of us return from our travels in different countries, a home cooked meal of the family’sā€‹ favorite fish noodle dish will serve as welcome home dinner. Travels can be hard work, tiring and energy sapping. A simple all in one pot will be good, easy to serve and requires less washing of utensils….

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…