Monthly Archives: August 2013

chocolate banana bread

Once in a while, I crave chocolate. It is weird, I know, but I am one of those people who rarely craves chocolate. There is plenty of chocolate in the…

paprika chicken stroganoff with curly pasta

I bought a pack of curly pasta a few weeks ago. Well, on the package, it said, “Curly pasta” but upon checking, I think the correct term should be Cavatappi,…

fried bee hoon with pig’s trotters, cabbage and mushroom

I was out having dinner with my cousin about a week ago and she mentioned “Te Kar bee hoon“, a.k.a Pig’s Trotter bee hoon, and the words were sort of…

orzo with chicken, mushroom and peas

I am fascinated by pasta. All these different shapes for different sauces. I like buying different types of pasta and trying to make different things with them. One of the…

sambal ikan bilis: sambal with dried anchovies

Call me a weirdo, but as much as I like quick and easy recipes, there are days when I really like making food the old-fashioned way. I like pounding chillis…

peach and vanilla bean bundt with peach syrup #bundtamonth

The LAM loves peaches and nectarines. He always talks about the stone fruit season back home, when he could eat copious amounts of stone fruit until the juice from the…

talkative thursday {linky}: “sorry” should never be a difficult word to say

Recently I received a call early in the morning from the supervisor in Aden’s school. Since that was pretty much a rare occurrence, I knew something bad had happened. So,…

sausage, spinach, bread and cheese breakfast casserole

I think I am addicted to breakfast casseroles. I mean, they are so unbelievably easy. How in the world had I manage to survive Sunday mornings before this amazing discovery?…

cherry buttermilk cake

I spend quite a bit of time looking at recipes, as I am always on the look out for new things to bake. There are certain ingredients in cake recipes…

angel hair pasta with tuna and beech mushroom

The LAM and I usually go out for dinner on Saturdays but the rest of the brood still need to be fed. I try to cook something that my helper…