Bank On Sam’s Banger Gumbo Recipe!

I had wanted to update my previous Sam’s Hot & Piquant Gumbo Recipe post but there are so many photos, plus this sausage pasta version was so delicious, I think it deserves a post on its own! In case you do not already know, I love minced meat and thus the natural inclusion of sausages in my diet! … Continue reading

Fried Mee Sua (Misua) Recipe 炒面线食谱

In one of my trips to Malaysia, I got hold of a large packet of handmade Mee Sua from Malacca. We usually make noodle soup with minced pork balls out of it but this time, I decided to fry them. “The earliest written record of noodles is from a book dated to the Han dynasty … Continue reading

Spaghetti Pomodoro With Ngoh Hiang Recipe

Remember I made a huge batch of Ngoh Hiang earlier this year for Chinese New Year and said they can be frozen for future use? This is a sample of what can be done with ngoh hiang that I came up with at the last minute when my younger daughter visited me after work. I had just … Continue reading

Stir-fried XO Sauce Seafood Beehoon Recipe (XO 酱海鲜炒米粉食谱)

I was given a treat by John Lim and Martin last week and had this fantastic dish of XO Beehoon at Ban Hwa Seafood, a cze char stall in Geylang Lor. 17. It was so good I had to replicate the recipe so my family can enjoy this dish at home. Below is my BanHwa-inspired … Continue reading

Hokkien Prawn Noodle Soup Recipe 福建虾面汤食谱

Prawn Noodle Soup is a popular local hawker dish originating from Fujian province (福建 which is Hokkien) in China, and hence its name 福建虾面汤 (Hokkien Hae Mee Tng). Unlike Singapore-style, our neighbour Malaysia’s Penang-style is a spicy version with hae bee hiam (spicy dried shrimp floss) in the stock. Penang Hokkien Mee is one of … Continue reading

Home-styled Bak Chor Mee (Egg Noodle with Minced Meat) Recipe

We wanted to cook Pad Kra Pao but couldn’t get hold of Thai basil. Instead of having rice for dinner, we had Chinese egg noodles, bok choy and minced pork but you can substitute with any ground meat of your choice. Home-cooked Egg Noodle with Minced Meat Recipe. Bowl Preparation for the Noodle (amount is … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

The Bridge Bistro & Beacon Bar @ RSYC

I have been to the Republic Of Singapore Yacht Club several times for karaoke and drinks but it was usually late at night, after The Bridge Bistro & Beacon Bar were closed for business. Last November, I had the chance to savour, no, devour is more likely, their substantial fare. The river cobbler (or bassa to … Continue reading

Thai Express @ Esplanade

“Harvest Han Sai Por Like one who sows and nurtures seeds with love and care, Han has pursued her art-making with perseverance and dedication. Han’s signature stone sculptures always exude an intense, quiet determination beneath the solidity of the material; a sense of undying love for and obligation to the natural environment is apparent and … Continue reading

James Martin’s Decadent Homemade Linguine with Lobster Sauce Recipes

James Martin’s Decadent Homemade Linguine with Lobster Sauce Recipes? Yes, two recipes! And BBC Food says,”Try James Martin’s decadent lobster dish with homemade pasta if you’re looking for a dish that will impress.” With the festive season just round the corner, there’s enough reason to splurge both time and money on your loved ones. Gather … Continue reading