Singapore-styled Mee Siam
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Singapore-styled Mee Siam

Prima Taste’s Mee Siam Sauce Kit

I am a big fan of Prima Taste Meal Sauce Kits. I loved their Singapore Curry the best! The other day, we had a craving for Mee Siam and got one package from Prima Taste. “Mee siam, which means “Siamese noodle” in Malay, is a dish of thin rice vermicelli popular in Singapore and Malaysia. … Continue reading

Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe.

Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe

To make the basic crispy Thai omelette (ไข่เจียว ; khai jiaao), the trick is to heat the oil in saucepan until the oil is screaming hot and start to smoke lightly. Then slowly drizzle in the beaten fluffy egg mixture into the hot oil, allowing them to puff up. Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe. What … Continue reading

Steamed Pomfret.

Chinese Home-style Steamed Fish

Fishing this weekend? Try steaming your fresh catch! It’s a healthier cooking method than deep-frying. It has a light and clean taste and most importantly, it is yummilicious! Spoon the hot broth onto a bowl of steamed white rice and you will know what I mean. Slurp burp! 😄 Here’s an idea on how to … Continue reading

Bibimbap (비빔밥) .

Let’s Cook 비빔밥 ! (Bibimbap Recipe)

Valerie, “Let’s cook 비빔밥!” We did a last minute shopping for the ingredients and many were not available. Neither could we find the dolsot pots so we used normal bowls instead, and reserved the “authentic” stainless steel for the Korean man in our home, hahaha…😀 “Bibimbap (비빔밥) is a signature Korean dish. The word literally means … Continue reading

Two years ago on 8th May, Valerie & Ryan flew to Korea for their wedding photography. Now they are busy with their earlier than expected gift from the stork!

2 Years Ago Today!

Who would have guessed that 2 years ago today, I would be celebrating Mother’s Day as a grandma! While I am still unsure about liking the upgrade of my status, I am definitely delighted with my little cheeky TJ. He’s such a bundle of joy and I do cherish every minute whenever I take care … Continue reading

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2016 Mother’s Day Lunch At Open Farm Community!

I have waited 27 years to celebrate this day with my first grandchild! That’s not too bad considering I have friends who are still waiting…😉 This year officially marks Valerie’s first Mother’s Day celebration (TJ was still in her womb last year) and we were looking forward to brunch at Open Farm Community where its … Continue reading

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts with Salted Fish.

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts with Salted Fish (咸鱼炒银芽) Recipe

These days, I spend a lot of time with my grandson, TJ. I also help out with the preparation/cooking family dinners whenever we eat in, which is an opportunity for me to share with Valerie some cooking technique used in home-cooked Chinese meals, i.e. double-boiling, steaming and stir-frying! That evening, we cooked a very popular … Continue reading

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe 柠檬蛋白塔

“Lemon meringue pie is a type of baked pie, usually served for dessert, made with a crust usually shortcrust pastry, lemon custard filling and a fluffy meringue topping.” – Wikipedia Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Ingredients: 1x 9-inch Pie Crust (you can make pie crust from scratch or use store-bought but make sure it is baked … Continue reading

Prima Deli Salted Yolk Lava Cheese Tarts.

Prima Deli’s Lava Cheese Tarts and Salted Yolk Lava Cheese Tarts

Remember I talked about salted egg yolk and gooey lava craze in Singapore’s F&B industry? Well, it has finally hit our local bakery scene of late from eastern liu sar bao to western croissants and now, Lava Cheese Tarts and a variant Salted Yolk Lava Cheese Tarts! Launched on 8th April 2016, the Lava Cheese … Continue reading

Steamed Pork Cake With Salted Eggs.

Steamed Pork Cake With Salted Duck Egg

Salted duck eggs seemed to be the latest craze for the past few years and almost every dining establishments are experimenting and creating new dishes with it. There’s creamy salted egg yolk seafood, custard salted egg yolk lava chocolate cake, luscious salted egg yolk croissant in addition to the traditional salted egg yolk in mooncakes … Continue reading

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