Monthly Archives: September 2013

pasta alla marlboro man

This pasta dish appeals to me on so many levels. It is so easy to cook. It is so rustic. It contains Rigiatoni. And I really like Rigiatoni. It is…

japanese strawberry shortcake

The first time I saw this recipe, I was so intrigued by it I wanted to make the cake immediately. Unfortunately, I did not have strawberries, and I did not…

allie the alligator (lantern)

Last year, the staff at Aden’s school organised a celebration in school for the Mid-Autumn festival. A memo came in his Communication Book informing us of the date of the…

roast chicken with carrots and corn

A roast chicken is a fantastic thing. Why? Well, to start with, it feeds quite a few people. And if you do not have a houseful of pigs hungry teens…

pan-fried sambal belacan prawns

I love spicy food. And I love prawns. Since I am the only one at home who REALLY likes prawns, I rarely cook them these days. Normally I would eat…

malted milk chocolate chip cookies

This is another attempt to fix the cookie-less situation in my house. Also, I get to try a recipe from The Pioneer Woman. I get to kill 2 birds with…

chinese style scrambled eggs

This is probably the shortest post I will ever write. The reason for posting this is because I tend to scramble eggs to use in fried rice recipes (and sometimes…

apple bundt cake with vanilla glaze

It has been a while since I made something with my Bundt pan. I love Bundt pans! I think it is partly due to the fact that the pans are…

blueberry cheesecake

People, calm down. I swore I would not write another post on cheesecakes for a while. But, sadly, I could not help myself. Not when the cake looks like this….

pork chop poached in milk

Before I met the LAM, I hated pork chop. As far as I was concerned, pork chops were the driest, most tasteless pieces of meat one can possibly eat. That…