Category Archives: Sides

negima yakitori (焼き鳥) | chicken and scallion skewers with yakitori sauce

I really like Japanese food. The LAM and I used to go to our favorite Japanese restaurant at least one a month. When I was pregnant with Jadelyn, we were…

sio bak | crispy roast pork belly | 烧肉

This has got to be one of my favorite things in the world to eat. For the LAM and I, it is something we must order when we go to…

edamame with garlic, miso and crispy prawn chili

My fridge died last week. Granted it is kinda old. But still! It was a disaster because the poor old thing must have been losing coldness for a while but…

teba shio (鶏の手羽先 塩焼き) | grilled salted chicken wings

Today my world shifted. See, the LAM and I usually live in harmony because we like different parts of the same thing. For example, he’d happily eat the pineapple filling…

oven baked har jiong gai (虾酱鸡) | prawn paste chicken

If you have never tasted har jiong gai before, the idea of marinating chicken in a paste that is made with fermented ground shrimp that has been mixed with salt…

homemade char siew (叉燒) – Wok Method

I used to buy char siew from the char siew lady at the market. It is really good char siew, but when I discovered I could make my own char…

pork, prawns and carrot pot stickers | guo tie 锅贴

Pot stickers!! I love! I love! I made pot stickers the other week and I posted an update about how my hands and legs and kar chng (butt) were aching…

dakgangjeong (닭강정) | sweet crispy chicken

I love Korean food. But because the LAM is not a big fan, we rarely have Korean food in restaurants. So I figured the only way I can eat Korean…

guest post from adeline from ABSOLUTE – The Accidental Mom Blogger

Today my friend Adeline from ABSOLUTE – The Accidental Mom Blogger is guest posting on my blog. I got to know Adeline when I became a member of the Singapore Mom…

korean sweet and spicy chicken drumlets

I wish you could smell this chicken. I wish even more you could have tasted it. A couple of weeks ago, a little bird by the name of Sharron texted…