Curry In A Hurry!

With a busy lifestyle bogged with not-yet-clingy-but-starting-to-show-sign baby TJ, Valerie has to be equipped with instant meal recipes beside ramen to feed Ryan! Here’s a time-saving dish we made not too long ago and we have used the same method for our fish curry a week later and both proved to be delicious! Curry In … Continue reading

Tom Donnelly’s Thai Tomyum In 60 Seconds

A steaming hot bowl of Thai Tomyum in 60 seconds??? Why not if you watch it on video, hahaha… Tom Donnelly has managed a very tasty recipe easy enough for any new cook to follow. Tom said, “The Thai tastes take some getting used to here in England, but once you do, you’re hooked! Although … Continue reading

Bulgogi Ssam Recipe A la Mark Ong

Mark Ong posted a very delicious looking photo titled and captioned “Bulgogi Ssam (Wrap) lunch. Simple, easy, yummy and healthy!” and I was instantaneously craving for the food and so I commented on his post…   Me to Mark: “I want to be in your kitchen now! I think my son in law will love … Continue reading

Sungei Lembing Trip – Part 2

We continued our journey to Sungei Lembing and Michael, our tour leader who is also a master street photographer, informed that lunch and toilet break would be in another 2 hours or thereabout when we arrived in Pahang. The chicken was crispy outside and yet quite tender. The rice was fluffy but not as fragrant … Continue reading

Easy Peasy Singapore Chilli Crab Recipe – Adapted For Those Living Overseas!

This is an adapted but delicious version of Singapore Chilli Crab. It is sweet and zesty and most important of all, a real crowd pleaser! It is also not difficult to prepare. It is important to construct your mise en place ahead of time because once you start cooking, it is very quick and the … Continue reading

T&K Seafood ต๋อย&คิด – Bangkok

Even though we had at least 18 waking hours daily during our 3-nights stay in Bangkok, the intermittent rain, temple visits, street food hunting, shopping, and massages cramped our schedule so much so that we did not visit any one of the five restaurants P had in mind. That morning when P returned from her … Continue reading

My Grandma’s Place 外婆家

Quick update: I have not met Chi Sao and Mike Tang in a while. Mike’s wife had delivered their firstborn, a son, about two months ago. How times flies! Chris said he has not done food photography and joined us on this ocassion. I had wanted Peranakan cuisine but Chi Sao complained that the restaurant … Continue reading

Singapore’s Street Food – Pasir Panjang Food Centre

It is true that eating is a sport and national past time in Singapore. In a multicutural society like this tropical island, there are literally hundreds of dishes available… So what is Singapore food? In a manner of speaking, Singapore food is a cocktail of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Nonya, plus an aspersion of Eurasion and … Continue reading

This Big Bird’s Cow Is Singing La La…

Chicken rice is one of Singapore’s national dish and The Big Bird Chicken Rice almost invariably pops up when the focus is on the chilli. Derek Chen, the founder of The Big Bird Chicken Rice went into food industry with a partner then without much F&B experience and has today garnered his own flock of loyal … Continue reading

Rendang – Labour of Love

Rendang is a spicy meat dish originated from the Minangkabau ethnic group of Indonesia. Along with the main meat (beef, chicken or mutton), rendang uses coconut milk and a curry paste of mixed ground spices: ginger, galangal, turmeric leaves, lemon grass, garlic, shallot, chillies and other spices. Rendang – Labour of Love Recipe Ingredients: Serondeng … Continue reading