Mongolian Beef Stir-Fry To Accompany The Rice

Similar recipes found online have disclaimed any links that this dish might have to Mongolian origins. In actual fact, it is just stir-fried beef braised in a thick sauce, the latter of which distinguishes it from being just an ordinary plate of stir-fried beef....more

Homemade Tomato Sauce (With a Secret Ingredient!)

This homemade tomato sauce recipe has a secret ingredient... and it is something you've probably been throwing away! Okay, you're right. Perfect tomatoes are THE MOST IMPORTANT ingredient, but that's no secret. I’ve added a little something else that adds a subtle layer of umami complexity. A Parmesan cheese rind. ...more
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Indonesian Bee Hoon Goreng With A Sour Twist

The guy once said he loves this dish, because of the way the tomatoes add a sourly taste to it. Here’s a last attempt by myself to make this dish for him before he disappears from here.Read more from 'Indonesian Bee Hoon Goreng With A Sour Twist'....more

Yeast Recipes Made Easy

I simply love to bake! Whether it's cookies, cakes or breads, there is nothing like it. I love to see my family come running when the smell hits them.Although I enjoy it, recipes that call for yeast can be a bit unnerving sometimes. You know you have only a small window to get the temperature just right for the liquid or else the yeast won't activate....more

How to Make Tomato Powder for Fresh Tomato Paste and Sauce

A couple of months ago, really on a whim, I bought a food dehydrator. And, guess what. I. LOVE. It. Really. I'm talkin' starry eyed love....more

Turn Tomato Powder into Fresh Tomato Paste. Or Sauce. Or Juice.

So after yesterday's post, we all know how super simple it is to make tomato powder. Right? ...more

Make Your Own Cake Mix in a Box

Mine ended up being cake mix in a freezer bag, but I digress. ...more

Hamilton Beach Searing Grill Giveaway!

You're going to want one of these in your kitchen… and now here's your chance! Enter this fantastic Hamilton Beach Searing Grill Giveaway! ...more

A Fermented Napa Cabbage Stew Called Kimchi Jjigae (김치 찌개)

Jjigae (찌개) refers to any Korean stew-like dish. Kimchi jjigae (김치 찌개) is hence a stew comprising mainly kimchi as well as other ingredients like beancurd, meat and mushrooms. Given that kimchi is a type of pickled vegetable that opens up one’s appetite, this stew is therefore easy to digest, what with its accompanying ingredients and soup base that are mostly mild and light tasting as well....more