Category Archives: Sides

kimchi jjigae – kimchi stew

I was in the mood for Korean food, so I went to a Korean food specialist store and bought a packet of kimchi to make kimchi stew. I am not…

fried tau pok skin with minced meat, fish and prawns

I was inspired to cook this after seeing a photo of a similar dish made by my friend, Sharron. When I saw how she had cooked this, I sat in…

garlic miso chicken にんにく味噌チキン

I always try to go to the supermarket with a list. It is all about discipline, especially for someone like myself. I love to cook and when I see ingredients…

long beans with sambal belacan

When I crave for something spicy, I think sambal belacan. There is something magical about sambal belacan. Apart from being so tasty, it also imparts to food a depth of…

sticky chicken drumlets with lemon and honey

These days I rarely get the chance to watch much TV. When I do get a chance, I would always tune in to whatever cooking programmes I could find. (Surprise!…

chicken karaage (鶏の唐揚げ)

I have always kept a bag of Chicken Karaage in my freezer for emergencies – you know, times when I really, really have no time to cook, yet need to…

egg toufu with minced pork

The LAM, like many ang mohs, is not overly keen on toufu. I mean, if I were to cook it, he would eat it because he is good like that…

mushroom mini-pies – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

It’s been a while since I made an impossibly easy mini-pie. So today I thought I would make some mushroom pies for one of my sister’s oldest and closest friends,…

stir-fried garlic clams

I have been cooking and baking like mad over the weekend and dinners had to be kept simple because I simply did not have much time to spare. That means…

no-knead rosemary garlic focaccia

When you find a good thing, it is kinda hard to stop at one attempt, isn’t it? The LAM, being an ang moh, can eat bread everyday. Well, he does…