Category Archives: Sides


easy beef rendang | review of mayer pressure cooker

People. Today my life has changed. I am in awe of my new kitchen helper – the Mayer Pressure Cooker. I cooked Beef Rendang in an hour today. Seriously. One. Hour….


baked italian meatballs

When I buy meatballs from the supermarket, I seem to always end up with these tough little strange balls which try to pass themselves off as “moist” meatballs. Not. Good….


stir-fried cabbage with chargrill corned pork | a review of kelly’s chargrill corned pork

Good quality canned food is a great thing to have in one’s pantry. Sometimes, one just needs something to jazz up a dish and take it to a new level,…

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fish maw (herh pio) and mushroom meatball soup | a review of thermos shuttle chef

Today I am sharing a recipe of a soup that I will never tire of. I have been eating herh pio (花胶), or fish maw, soup since  I was a…

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wuxi ginger wine soy sauce chicken | review of corningware retroflam wokpot

The recipe I am sharing today is a very, very delicious one. In fact, it is so good, you will start salivating as soon as you smell the chicken cooking….


garlic parmesan zucchini and tomato bake | a review of corningware 3.25L covered casserole

Christmas is around the corner and many of us are going to eat and eat. Turkey, ham, all sorts of roasts… when the table is loaded with so much protein,…


cream of butternut squash soup

I like cooking soups a lot. Soups are delicious, and they are light.  Sometimes I serve the soup as a starter, and at other times it is a meal on…


cream of mushroom soup with roasted garlic

Hello!! Hello! Hellooooo! It’s been a month since I last put up a post! Have you missed my blog posts? I have sure missed my blog. It was starting to…


grilled coriander yogurt chicken mid-joints with garam masala

It has been a while since I’d posted a chicken wing recipe. Not that we have stopped eating chicken wings, mind you. I have just been really busy with baking…

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XO sauce chili clams

It is great when school starts because I actually have the mornings to cook and blog! Today I saw clams at the supermarket and I knew that was what I…