I Stole The Mango From The Fridge To Make Mango Sticky Rice

It was sitting idle in the fridge anyway.In any case, not only did I get the kick from stealing food out of my own fridge, it was also my first attempt taking such shots with my tripod, thanks to the untimely setting of the sun casting long shadows across the dish....more

LOW CARB CINNAMON PECANS

Oven roasted pecans coated in cinnamon are by far my new favorite snack.  It takes very little preparation, minimal dish washing, low carb, gluten-free and Paleo. ...more

Quick and easy recipe for Morel Mushrooms

I thought I would share this quick and easy Morel Mushroom recipe that I like to enjoy.Things you will needMorel mushroomsButterFlour1 eggFirst thing you want to do is to clean your mushrooms. To do this you should cut the morels in half and soak them in salt water. This cleans out all dirt and bugs.Now it is time to get cooking!1.) Crack your egg and whisk in a bowl until fully mixed.2.) Pour flour into a large enough pull to dip your mushrooms....more

PLANNING A BUDGET AND KEEPING TO IT

PLANNING A BUDGET:Know your income and your expenses.What‘s income? Pay check, social security check, child support any other part time work babysitting etc. What’s an expense anything you spend money on from utilities to entertainment those movie stubs too.Gather all receipts from your gas, restaurants; any spending you do gather them.Gather all your statements:Utilities (water, gas, electric)Phone bill: land line and wirelessCable/satelliteInternetInsurance (life, car, home, health)...more

Nasi Lemak – Rice With Coconut Milk

Cooking this dish made me realise how unhealthy it is. Apart from the fresh cucumber, the rest of the side dishes are all deep fried; the rice is also cooked in the most unhealthy manner – using coconut milk. No wonder this dish is so delicious and popular in Singapore!...more

Pork Vermicelli Omelette in Chicken Broth – With The Inherited Teochew Taste

Holidays is almost over, but Chinese New Year is almost here! There’s probably no other way for me to savour the festive atmosphere back home, except to cook up some of my favourites here from among the list of my mum’s best dishes....more

Teacher Appreciation Gift

Many of us are just glad school is out.  No more rushing around in the mornings, no more making sure there is enough food in the fridge for cold lunches, no more homework!  But there is one thing left to do, and that is saying, "Thank you" to the teachers who have nurtured our children while at school.  Those who may have put band aides on or let the "I can't find it" slide just this once.  Let's give them some appreciation for their hard work so when they come back to school in the fall, they have some renewed gusto to give 100% to the new students.   ...more

A Mixture Of Colours With Vietnamese Rice Paper Salad (Bánh Tráng Trộn)

So much for my adventures in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. Now it is time to turn the attention to my culinary experiences in Vietnam!...more

Preserving Wild Mushrooms & Making Mushroom Stock

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordPeople I don’t want to brag (okay, maybe I do), but I just found a truly epic quantity of St. George’s Mushrooms. About 4kg of them! I actually had to stop picking because I couldn’t carry anymore. They were everywhere!...more