roasted lemon and thyme chicken

My favourite herb has got to be thyme. I used to love rosemary, but I am so over rosemary. (I can see the LAM rolling his eyes as he reads…

easy tuna pasta bake

I cannot live without my oven. Okay, so I am Chinese, and if you take away my wok, I will come after you with my spatula, but there are days…

cranberry and white chocolate cookies

I guess one of the banes of not having a sweet tooth is that I am not mad about cookies. Once in a blue moon, I would eat some, but…

ham wheels

I like playing with pastry. That is because I can use pastry to make all sorts of savory snacks. I much, much prefer to eat something savory. Many times I would…

oyakodon (親子丼) | a marriage of the chicken and the egg

“Oyakodon (親子丼), literally “parent-and-child donburi”, is a donburi, or Japanese rice bowl dish, in which chicken, egg, sliced scallion (or sometimes regular onions), and other ingredients are all simmered together in a sauce and then served on top of a large…

blitz blitz chocolate mousse

Imagine a chocolate dessert you can whip up in 10 minutes. Imagine that it is also a guilt-free chocolate dessert. No? YES!  The first time I made this dessert for…

rice cooker claypot rice

There is nothing wrong with cheating in the kitchen. In fact, I cheat a lot in the kitchen. I substitute whenever I can, and I try to find the easiest way to…

cranberry almond meringues

When life gives you eggs, bake a cake. When life gives you egg whites, make meringues! I had some egg whites left over from making dumplings and they needed to be…

the easiest spaghetti and meatballs

As a working mom, time is something I need to balance on a daily basis. I wish I have tons of time everyday so I can spend hours cooking something…

the best ayam goreng… ever!

I remember years ago, when I was studying in the old NIE (the one at Bukit Timah), there was this Malay stall that sold the yummiest fried chicken I have…