Tag Archives: vegetarian

stir-fried kang kong with fermented beancurd

I had half a jar of fermented beancurd (豆腐乳) in my fridge. It had been there for quite a while because I kept forgetting it was there. I wanted to…

okonomiyaki お好み焼き

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savoury pancake. It is a versatile dish and you can really add whichever ingredients you like to the basic recipe. The LAM and the kids love okonomiyaki,…

coleslaw – the LAM shares a recipe!

My husband is a damn fine cook. He just does not cook as much as he used to because, well, I like cooking a lot more. And I hog the…

fried noodles with chicken, carrot and snow peas

There is not a real Chinese who does not like noodles. Seriously. Ask around. Do a poll. Chinese + noodles = a match made in heaven. Frying noodles is really as…

couscous with onion, cucumber and red pepper

I like grilling fish or chicken for dinner. Sometimes the LAM would grill a steak or lamb chops, which I love too. But I do not always want to have…

the impossibly easy chicken and vegetables mini-pies

It all started because I had a couple of pieces of chicken thigh left from another meal. Rummaging through my fridge, I found a zucchini and a red pepper. So I…

banana bread

I understand that baking can be intimidating. In reality though, baking is really simple. Like most things, there are rules that you have to follow if you want to bake…

roasted lemon-thyme chicken with garlic aglio e olio

So I roasted some chicken with lemon and thyme the other day. And I happened to still have some garlic that I had roasted. And I wanted to make something with them…

egg pasta with roasted chicken and mushroom in cream sauce

I used to avoid making pastas with cream sauces.The main reason was because cream sauces cannot be left sitting around. They tend to dry out and become cloggy. The second reason…

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…