Category Archives: Reviews

milk-braised dijon chicken

When I decided to cook this dish, I was sure about three things. 1. Chicken that has been braised in milk is delicious!  2. Dijon mustard and chicken is one…

pappardelle with porcini mushroom and white truffle cream

Foie Gras, lobster, caviar, truffle. When I think of special occasions, or decadent food, these are the four ingredients that immediately come to mind. And today, I am going to…

szechuan ‘saliva’ or mouth-watering chicken (四川口水鸡)

I apologize for the strange title of this dish. In my defense, I didn’t name the dish – it is a direct translation from its Chinese name. I wonder who’d…

{Giveaway} sponsorship of italian produce by the real food market and a recipe for elicoidali with bronte pistachio pesto, pancetta, spinach and roasted cherry tomatoes

The LAM always gets super excited when I cook Italian food. He will hang around the kitchen and taste everything while my back is turned. It’s quite cute, really, in…

the best general tso’s chicken

Have you heard of General Tso’s Chicken? Much like Singapore Noodles which you can find in many Chinese restaurants in America (yet we, in Singapore, have never heard of), General…

{giveaway} steamed wild sea bass with lemongrass and ginger (ikan siakap stim)

When Pansing Distributions sent me a copy of Norman Musa‘s new book, Amazing Malaysian, the first thing I did was to flip through the book and drooled over all the amazing…

buttermilk fried chicken drumlets | a review of le creuset round french oven

It has been a while since I deep-fry any chicken wings (or parts).  Today, however, I decided to fry some chicken that had been soaking overnight in buttermilk. There are…

thai red curry chicken ‘alfredo’ with linguine | a review of purely fresh online grocery store

I was surfing around on the internet the other day and I chanced upon this really interesting recipe.  Working on the idea along the lines of an Asian Alfredo sauce,…

herbal emperor chicken (药材皇帝鸡) | A Review Of Purely Fresh Online Grocery Store

If you have been reading my blog, you would probably have read about my chicken-head-and-feet drama. If not, you can read about it here. It is stranger than strange but…

2-ingredient flourless nutella brownies

I have always been a HUGE fan of Nigella Lawson. The lady can cook AND bake, and manages to look so darn good while doing so too. In fact, I named…