Category Archives: Mains

parmesan meatballs with fettuccine in tomato sauce

I have been wanting to make some meatballs for a while. Apart from being tasty little things, meatballs are also versatile. They can be eaten as is (great for parties),…

easy shepherd’s pie

I have been cooking quite a bit if Chinese food recently because, well, I can cook Chinese food with my eyes virtually closed. So when I told the LAM I…

hokkien chiu kang mee

I am a great believer in sharing recipes because otherwise I wouldn’t have started this blog.  How many times have we heard someone (or even ourselves) talking about a certain dish…

one-pot spaghetti with chicken parmesan

I just cannot run away from one-pot dishes. But then again, why would I want to, right? I had a really busy week. Year-end examinations are approaching and that means…

stir-fried chicken with crispy shredded ginger

I watched with interested last week when my friend Sharron cooked this dish which she topped with these crispy shredded ginger. Wow, how to get the ginger to be so…

one-pot garlic black pepper chicken pasta

One of my favorite discoveries this year has to be one-pot pastas. I think they are one of the best methods of cooking, especially for busy folks. And lets face…

guinness beef stew

Stews are very well-received in my family. I was contemplating what to cook for dinner today. I knew I didn’t want to cook anything Asian. So I thought, maybe a…

grilled chili lime chicken

Do you like lime? I love anything citrusy. So when I saw this recipe for a Chili Lime Chicken dish, I made a note to try it out as soon…

sweet, sour and spicy stir-fried chicken

This is a short post because, well, this is a simple stir-fried dish. It all started because I had no idea what to cook for dinner. It was just one…

one-pot flower clam spaghetti with garlic pesto sauce

I had such a lovely morning in my new kitchen. I spent time just pottering around, experimenting with this and that. Since I have a ton of kitchen utensils and…