Category Archives: Mains


chicken satay pasta

The other day I was looking through my pantry, wondering what to cook. I wanted something that was quick, easy and tasty (don’t I always!) and pasta came to mind….


Pan-Seared Scallops with Bacon, Spinach and Pine Nuts | Review of the Corningware Retroflam Frypan

I cooked dinner for one tonight. Why? Well, because I wanted to cook a dish that includes some of my favorite ingredients – scallops, bacon, spinach and pine nuts. SLURP!…


{Giveaway} one-pot rice cooker chicken rice | review of tefal advanced spherical pot rice cooker

I have been as busy as a bee for weeks. Yes, that is why I have been rather quiet on the blog front. But hey, I have 685 (i just…


one-tray roasted rosemary chicken and potatoes

Some times i get so caught up with work, which involves trying out many recipes, and I forget about the good ole’ recipes that have always worked for me. Take…


one-tray chicken, chorizo and potato bake

When I started this blog, I knew that one-pot dishes will be a regular feature here. I love one-pot dishes.  Everything is cooked in a pot, which makes cooking so…


shanghai style stir-fried udon | review of corningware retroflam cookware

It is no secret that I am a big fan of the Corningware Retroflam series of cookware. I cook A LOT, and after having gone through many, many non-stick cookware…


kuhlbarra barramundi – it’s chilli outside

In a world that is filled with super busy parents, sometimes, getting a plate of something nutritious and tasty on the table for dinner can be a struggle. In the…


one-pot stir-fried sweet potato noodles with chicken, prawn and vegetables

I am pretty sure my love affair with one-pot dishes will never end. There are just so many things one can cook in a pot. Minimal effort and minimal dishes…


one-pot orzo with chicken pesto and vegetables

There are so many types of pasta available in the supermarkets these days, and I love experimenting with different pastas to create dishes with different textures! One of the pastas…


easy one-pot beef and shallots stew & review of the corningware casserole pot

I am often very busy but I am a firm believer in serving home-cooked meals. My compromise is to cook simple meals that take little time, yet are packed with…