Fried Rice with Omelette Tastes So Good!

I’ve always been lazy about making an omelette first before frying the rice. I’m even lazier when it comes to cooking the rice first and leaving it overnight. But having finally tried that, I must say, it’s really worth the effort!...more

Korean Style Spring Onion Salad

Am making this salad, just for the fun of it.Read more from 'Korean Style Spring Onion Salad'....more

Seasonal Produce for August with Frugal Tips

It is important to know what veggies are in season. These are often the cheapest ingredients for your meal plan. If you cook with real food you know that all you need is the basics in your pantry and a vegetable or two to whip up all kinds of tasty things....more

‘Prawn’-Orh Jian Without Oysters

I couldn’t find cheap oysters anywhere in the supermarkets; neither do I want to be cheated  to buy daylight -obbing groceries in Tiong Bahru Market again. So I resorted to using prawns to replace the oysters that are commonly used in this traditional Hokkien dish, hence the self-named dish....more

Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes in a Creamy Herb Sauce

Oh my goodness you guys. I was trying to find some kind of chicken recipe as an inspiration for some boneless chicken thighs we bought the other day. I was doing a general search on pinterest and was leaning towards some kind of sweet glaze… and then I came across this recipe from Damn Delicious. How good does that look?!?  Forget the glaze, I want a creamy sauce!...more

Stuffed Green Chili fritters

 Monsoon have already started in many parts of India and the first thing which is enjoyed the most in this lovely weather is surely some fried snacks or roasted corn. There are numerous version of making pakodas or bajji but the hot mirchi pakoda /bajji /fritters  are liked by every one, those who can’t handle the fiery chilies can blanch them for a minute in hot water so it will become mild in taste....more

Garlic Scape Pesto

If you like garlic, then you’ll want to give this Garlic Scape Pesto a try.Even if you’re not a huge fan of the pungent bulb, you might find the milder flavor of scapes appealing....more

Gluten Free Breakfast Bread

I’ve been eating oatmeal for breakfast on weekdays for years. Oatmeal 5 days a week for years. YEARS. And I dreaded the day that I would get tired of it, because oatmeal for breakfast is so easy, so healthy, and most importantly, so portable for work. I am not a morning person, so I barely make it out of the house to get to work on time, so bringing oatmeal in a container to eat at my desk was the perfect solution for me…. until recently. And then I got tired of having the same thing for breakfast every day....more

Minty Green Iced Tea

SUMMER IS HERE! And it finally feels like summer. IT IS HOT. I prefer the lower 80’s partly cloudy weather. But it’s been high 80’s/mid 90’s sunny, humid – the kind of weather where you really don’t want to wear pants. And since it is socially unacceptable to not wear pants or some kind of cover-up, I have to find other ways to cool off....more