Tag Archives: spicy

korean spicy pork bulgogi

Recently I had this thing for Korean food. I am not sure why but I really crave the combination of spicy and sweet. I wanted to cook pork today, and…

spicy pork and kimchi fried rice

So we cooked too much rice, and I had a box of rice sitting in the fridge. I wondered what to do with it, and since I had some sliced…

pan-fried sambal belacan prawns

I love spicy food. And I love prawns. Since I am the only one at home who REALLY likes prawns, I rarely cook them these days. Normally I would eat…

ayam assam tumis: chicken in tamarind gravy

I had never cooked a Peranakan dish. When the idea for this blog train came up, I was not really keen on joining in for the Peranakan session because, well,…

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…

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…

pad gkaprow mu: thai basil pork

After my success with cooking Three Cups Chicken a couple of weeks ago, I found myself in *strong like* with Thai basil. I was looking recipes that contained Thai basil…

dakdoritang (닭도리탕) | korean stewed chicken with potatoes

I was at the pub with the LAM on our date night the other week and we started chatting with two women who were sitting at the next table. One…

spicy chicken with honey

I like trying new things. Once in a while I find a gem of a recipe, and that really makes my day. So I was poring through my copy of…