Category Archives: Misc.

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smoky barbecued pulled chicken

Sometimes when I look at, I just wanna give myself a good shake. I have cooked pulled pork in the slow cooker loads of times. It is a great party…

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homemade condensed cream of chicken soup

A few weeks ago, I posted a recipe for a super quick 5-ingredient Easy Chicken Pot Pie Turnovers. Since it was a recipe for busy folks, I used store-bought Condensed…

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little thumbs up april 2015

Yes, time has flown by and April has come round! For the entire month, I shall be hosting the Little Thumbs Up Linky party and my theme is… CHICKEN! I…

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home made chicken stock

I shared a recipe last week for Pork Medallions in Marsala and Mushroom Sauce and received quite a few requests on how to make chicken stock. I know I must have share…

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peanut butter swiss meringue buttercream

I love making Swiss Meringue Buttercream (SMBC). I love how they stand up to the heat in Singapore and how the buttercream is so much less sweet compared to American…

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home made prawn stock

As a thrifty home cook, wastage is not allowed in my kitchen.  This means I will save and freeze prawn heads whenever I buy prawns until I have enough to…

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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…

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easy home made caramel sauce

I love caramel. Don’t you? When I was a kid I had to stop myself from eating tubes of Werther’s Original. I adored them!! Since I am now a (mostly)…

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espresso swiss meringue buttercream

I am sorry, but I really am not a fan of American buttercreams. Too sweet, too difficult to handle and can’t last very long in the hot and humid weather…

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cream cheese pastry dough

I love baking pies. I really do. But my problem has always been the crust. Old news, right? The thing is, I live in a tropical country and I don’t…