Tag Archives: seafood

sambal ikan bilis: sambal with dried anchovies

Call me a weirdo, but as much as I like quick and easy recipes, there are days when I really like making food the old-fashioned way. I like pounding chillis…

angel hair pasta with tuna and beech mushroom

The LAM and I usually go out for dinner on Saturdays but the rest of the brood still need to be fed. I try to cook something that my helper…

stir-fried cured cuttlefish and fish maw with sambal

The thought of this dish will bring out extreme reactions – you will either start drooling, or you will be gasping in horror. If your reaction is the latter, read…

hae bee hiam: spicy dried shrimp sambal

Today I did something I have never done before. I made Hae Bee Hiam. It was so different from what I normally would cook – I tend to go for…

beef doenjang jjigae (된장 찌개): korean soy bean paste stew

A few years ago, if you were to ask me if I liked Korean food, my reply would have been an immediate “NOPE”. Things changed when we had the mother…

linguine alle vongole: linguine with clams

My favourite pasta is Linguine alle Vongole. I love clams. In fact, I love all shellfish, but anything linguine and clams, I absolutely adore. When I eat at Italian restaurants,…

steamed threadfin, my mom’s way

I am a Teochew and what we Teochews love is fish. Fresh, fresh fish. Why? Because we love our fish steamed, and you must only use the best, the freshest fish…

pan-fried white fish with lemon sauce

For dinner last night, I made pan fried fish fillet. This is a great way to cook fish – you get flavour without the fish being overly oily. This is…

seafood hor fun

Being Chinese, I love my noodles. I really don’t think there is a single type of noodles that I do not like. My favourite, favourite, FAVOURITE noodle, however, has to be…

les poissons sans un sac: fish in a bag, simplified

I have been cooking fish in this way for ages. I like using this method to cook because (1) it is super healthy since everything is left to steam in…