Monthly Archives: November 2014

japanese soft rich bread

I have really caught the bread making bug. The smell of bread baking in the oven is simply unbeatable. Best of all, when the bread is done, you get to…

slow cooker dakjjim (닭찜) | korean braised chicken with vegetables

Once again, I had a lazy sort of day. For one, it was raining. Rainy days = just-don’t-want-to-get-off-my-ass days. But dinner still needs to be cooked. So I made dakjjim…

orange chiffon cake

I try to resist making chiffon cakes too often because I am such a pig when it comes to chiffon cakes. I simply LOVE them. But the other day I…

easy chocolate mousse

Throwing a dinner party and want something simple you can put together in advance so you can have a good time chatting with friends during the party instead of slaving…

pork floss buns

You know, I have not touched a Chinese book or newspaper or magazine since I finished my “O” Levels many, many moons ago. In fact, while I can speak Mandarin…

quesadillas with chicken, mushroom and red peppers

There are days when I feel just oh-so-lazy. I love cooking but some times, especially when I have a book that I am really into, I just want to make…

dakgangjeong (닭강정) | sweet crispy chicken

I love Korean food. But because the LAM is not a big fan, we rarely have Korean food in restaurants. So I figured the only way I can eat Korean…

Sponsorship of baking and cooking tools by Tovolo Singapore

I have been using tools from Tovolo for ages. Before they were available in Singapore, I used to buy them from the US and hand carry them back here. I…

salted caramel mocha + nutella brownies

Strangely enough, it was not the Nutella or the chocolate that attracted me to this recipe. Nutella and chocolate are always good. But it was the salted caramel that really…

slow cooker pulled pork

Over the weekend, we had friends over for dinner. One of my favorite things to cook when we have a crowd is pulled pork. Cooking pulled pork simply means taking…