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

Claypot Chicken Rice Recipe (Rice Cooker Version) 砂煲鸡饭 / 瓦煲飯 (电饭锅版食谱)

Some of my kitchen utensils were not brought over when we moved back to Singapore so lacking claypot (actually I found my claypot but the lid is missing), the only way I can cook this dish is by using the electric rice cooker. I have provided 3 ways to cook this recipe and am very … Continue reading

Sam’s Hot & Piquant Gumbo Recipe

It all started when I wondered what I could do with the frozen leftovers from last Christmas (my family does not celebrate Thanksgivings). My freezer still had several packets of 1) thickly sliced turkey breast/thigh meat (that can easily be diced and converted into chunks), and 2) cheese sausages packed in pairs. As a lazy … Continue reading

Phat Kaphrao ผัดกะเพรา – Thai Holy Basil Minced Pork Stir Fry With Rice And Egg Recipe

Phat Kaphrao or Thai minced pork stir fry with holy basil is one of my family’s favourite one-dish meals. It is usually prepared by Valerie but I had my hands on a few weeks ago when May came over. Ironically, our date was supposedly “girls night out” but since we are on a budget, we’d … Continue reading

Pad Kra Pow Recipe – ผัดกะเพรา

It’s been a long weekend. My mom fell at home and broke her hip. She is in the hospital since, having x-rays, etc…etc… In a few hours’ time, we will be hearing from the doctor if she needs surgery. I may not be able to do any posting the next few days but here’s a … Continue reading

Nasi Biryani (Chicken)

Nasi is a Malay word for Rice but there are many ways to spell Biryani (briyani,biriani, buriyani, beryani or beriani). However, one thing in common is that biryani is a set of rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually Basmati – very fragrant, long grained rice with light airy texture) and chicken, mutton, fish, eggs … Continue reading