Monthly Archives: May 2013

chocolate olive-oil cake: gluten-free, dairy-free, amazingly moist

Confession: This was my second attempt at making this cake. I wanted to make this cake the moment I saw the recipe. It looked like it was going to be…

haemul pajeon: korean seafood pancake

I like Korean food. Well, not that I know many Korean dishes, but those that I have tried, I do like. Except Kongnamulguk, or Kongnamul-anything. As far as I am…

sesame oil chicken 麻油鸡

Sesame oil. How I love sesame oil! During my confinement, I ate sesame chicken almost everyday. It was the one dish that I really did not mind eating on a…

seafood crispy noodles

What is it with me and egg whites? For some bizzare reason, I always have egg whites lurking around in my fridge. It is no wonder that I’ve had to…

linguini carbonara

The LAM’s favourite pasta dishes are Linguine Carbonara and Lasagna. We often have lasagna for dinner but I rarely cook it since the LAM makes a lasagna that puts mine to shame any…

blueberry crumb cake

Anyone who is as mad about baking as I am would have heard of Dorie Greenspan. I suppose Dorie Greenspan is to us bakers the equivalent of Julia Child is to chefs. I have…

bee tai mak: a tale of some mice tails 老鼠粉

At least once a week, I cook a one-pot meal. In our home, the LAM calls such dinners “shovel food” because all you need is a spoon and you can…

chocolate brownie bowls

“Only the spoon knows what is stirring in the pot.” (Italian Proverb) I bought these baking pans some time ago, before I was pregnant with JL. Since I was tired…

roasted lemon and thyme chicken

My favourite herb has got to be thyme. I used to love rosemary, but I am so over rosemary. (I can see the LAM rolling his eyes as he reads…

easy tuna pasta bake

I cannot live without my oven. Okay, so I am Chinese, and if you take away my wok, I will come after you with my spatula, but there are days…