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…

one-pot orzo with chicken pesto and vegetables

There are so many types of pasta available in the supermarkets these days, and I love experimenting with different pastas to create dishes with different textures! One of the pastas…

easy one-pot beef and shallots stew & review of the corningware casserole pot

I am often very busy but I am a firm believer in serving home-cooked meals. My compromise is to cook simple meals that take little time, yet are packed with…

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…

spanish chorizo and garlic prawn linguine + {launch of new cookbook!}

Before I start today’s post and recipe, I’d like to make an announcement! I have been busy with a special project – a joint cookbook which is going to be…

home-made XO sauce

This is another recipe I have been wanting to post for like, yes, forever! I use XO sauce quite a bit. While I like stir-fried vegetables (and cook them a…

cheesy earthquake bread loaf

I have wanted to write a post about this bread for like, forever! This is one of my favorite breads and I usually eat it with just some butter. Heaven…

spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Today I am writing a post about my second favorite red pasta sauce of all times – Amatriciana sauce.  Sugo all’amatriciana is a traditional pasta sauce based on guanciale (cured…

rice flour soy milk chiffon cake

Many people have asked me for a gluten-free chiffon cake. So I made one today. And guess what? This cake is also suitable for those who are lactose-intolerant. That’s killing…

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…