Category Archives: Sides

sze chuan garlic mala (麻辣) chicken

Do you Like the spicy mala (麻辣) taste of Sze Chuan food? I love it! There is something really yummy about that spiciness that lingers on one’s tongue. I went to…

stir-fried flower clams with garlic and chili bean sauce

I will start by apologizing for such a short post. But you know, this is a very, very simple dish. I didn’t plan to cook clams at all. In fact,…

easy grilled chicken with teriyaki glaze

I don’t buy teriyaki sauce from the shops. Not only is home made teriyaki sauce much tastier – and you can change the flavors by adding other ingredients – it…

grilled thai red curry lime drumlets | a review of the panasonic steam convection microwave oven

I could not help myself. The thought of Thai red curry chicken in the form of grilled chicken wings proved too much for me. I could not resist. So I…

steamed pork ribs with fermented black beans | a review of the panasonic steam convection microwave oven

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you would have probably noticed that I tend to bake or grill my food pretty regularly. I also like to do…

slow cooker stewed pork with fermented black beans and garlic

I always say, when one has spent ages wondering what to do – no inspiration – one should go have a poke through one’s freezer. So that was what happened…

grilled coriander, lime and yogurt chicken wings

When you are busy, you should always remember that your oven is one of your best friends. Ovens are great because you can chuck in some marinated raw food, and go…

gochujang fried chicken wings

The Koreans really have a way with fried chicken wings. I believe they make some of the best fried chicken wings around. I think this is largely due to their…

Jalan alor chicken wings

The last time I went to Kuala Lumpur was eons ago. I don’t think I have ever been to Jalan Alor, but when a dish is named after a place…

nonya curry chicken

Being the auntie that I am, I was at the supermarket the other week when I saw that a cooking show was being screened at the check out counters. Well,…