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Grilled Pear and Halloumi Salad

That squeaky salty cheese works really well when paired with something sweet like a grilled pear. Grilled Pear and Halloumi Salad is a simple salad prepared with grilled pears, grilled halloumi cheese, grilled bacon, candied walnuts and cos lettuce dressed with balsamic vinaigrette. I love cheese! I bet a lot...

Garlicky Pechay & Tofu

I think we had enough meat during the holiday season, so we are posting something meat free today and it’s so good! Garlicky Pechay & Tofu is a vegetarian recipe of stir fried deep fried crispy tofu with chopped Pak Choy in a sauce infused with tons of garlic, shallots...

Crispy Skin Fish Steaks with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

Keeping it simple is the key, just get the good flavours out of a nice quality ingredient. Crispy Skin Fish Steaks with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers is a simple pan-fried snapper with crispy skin and juicy insides, served with reduction of anchovy and caper infused olive oil and red wine...

Avocado Pistachio Cheesecake

Trying my trusted cheesecake recipe with Avocadoes and Pistachios, it was good! Avocado Pistachio Cheesecake is a type of no-bake cheesecake where crust is prepared with graham crackers topped with an avocado infused cream cheese and topped with generous amounts of pistachio Making this cheesecake was adhoc, was planning to...

Salted Egg Pork Belly

Salted Egg Pork Belly is a recipe of crispy deep fried battered pork belly tossed in a sweet savoury spicy sauce made with salted duck egg yolks. Combining these two ingredients, it’s simply a match made in heaven. Our recipe today is one of those freestyle things we do here...


Oxtail, Apricot and Prune Tagine

Sweet, Sour, Savoury and Spicy but not hot, this is one of the tastiest dishes you will ever try. Oxtail, Apricot and Prune Tagine is a Moroccan inspired dish of fall of the bone oxtails slowly braised with apricot, prunes and almond infused with spices such as turmeric, saffron, cinnamon,...

Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins

Freestyling some muffins today! Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins is a type of muffin prepared with frozen mixed berries like raspberry, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry together with mini chocolate chips then drizzled with melted chocolate bar. Leftover day again, this time I am using bits and pieces of mixed berries...

Beef Tendons, Tofu and Mushrooms

Beef Tendons, Tofu and Mushrooms is a dish of simmered beef tendons and tofu in a sauce prepared with savoury sweet sauce infused with shiitake essence and dried shrimps. One of my favourite offal cuts are beef tendons, it’s those tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle...

Beef Neck Bone Noodle Soup

Beef Neck Bone Noodle Soup is a simple dish of roasted beef neck bones simmered with vegetables until meat falls of the bones then served with rice noodles, corn, cabbage and spring onions. When we dined in at Dagu Rice Noodles I ordered this Dagu Signature Rice Noodles with Beef,...