粽子 (Zong Zi, Sticky Rice Dumpling)

This year, Dragon Boat Festival is on June 7, which is  next Friday. I never tried to make sticky rice dumpling (Zong zi) by myself even though I like them very much. I saw there were bamboo leaves for zongzi on the supermarket’s shelf and thought maybe I can try making zongzi this year. The…

Meat Sauce Pasta Recipe

Heat a pan with 1 tablespoon oil inside. Saute chopped 2 cloves of garlic and 1 small chopped onion till aromatic. Add in Minced beef. stir fry till beef is no more pinkish. Set beef aside. Because I didn’t have any tomato puree, so I used fresh tomato instead. I used medium tomatoes and 1…

Pan-fried Brussel Sprouts

My first try on Brussel sprouts was not bad, so I expected more from them. This time, I tried to fry them with a pan and to make them side dish for steak. Boil Brussel Sprouts in water for 3 mins. Don’t forget to add in some salt in the water before boiling. Rinse them…

Chinese Style Pickled Cucmber

This kind of pickled cucumber is really a perfect choice to go with porridge. And it’s very easy to make too. Because I didn’t want to make too many, I just used 2 medium cucmbers. Cut cucumbers into strips or any shape you like. But better not to be very thin. Put them in a…

Steamed Scallops & Vermicelli

The other day, I saw frozen half scallop with shell sold in supermarket, so I bought 1 pack. One good thing about seafood is that you don’t need to cook them in sophisticated way, simple steaming will bring their flavor to utmost. I cooked prawn, abalone in this way before. Can’t wait to try with…

The Best Prata Shop So Far

I should’ve done this blog long time ago. I love roti prata. I even buy frozen prata and store in my fridge. I also tried many prata shops including hawker store or Indian restaurant. I have to say this prata shop is the best so far! The shop is called The Roti Prata Gouse Pte,…

Oven Roasted Cauliflower

This is the first time for me to try to roast cauliflower by oven. Surprisingly it tastes very nice. And it’s very easy to cook too. Cut cauliflower (about 1/4 head of a big one) into small chunks. Or you can just tear it by hand like I do. Put cauliflower pieces into a big…

Creamy Mushroom Sauced Linguine with Salmon

A perfect simple and quick meal for rushing hours. 1. Cook linguine according to the instruction and set aside. 2. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Heat a pan. Add in a little oil. Sear salmon with skin side down for 2-3 mins. Then flip over and fry for another 2-3 mins. And fry each…

Blueberry Lemon Cake

My husband and I are not big fans of fresh blueberry. But we both like food made from blueberry, like jam or cake. So if I buy blueberries from supermarket, it means I will bake something with blueberry. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Ingredients: Butter 130g Sugar 120g Vanilla 1 tsp Egg 1 Flour…

Pork & Vegetable Pot

My husband had dinner with a friend. Somehow they talked about Spanish Iberico Pork. His friend said this kind of pork is very delicious. And my husband told me immediately after that dinner. Then when we shopping for groceries the other day, he found that Spanish pork in the frozen counter. What a coincidence. So…