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I’m lucky enough to be back home in the gourmet arms of my mother, delicious smells brewing out of our open air kitchen at the back of our house every morning. Here’s a collaboration with my friend Heidi @ Aromasnsabores. I cooked, she styled and shot! The Nonya laksa is one of the popular dishes […]

One of my Christmas gifts last year was this great cookbook – The Intolerant Gourmet by Pippa Kendrick after a series of blood tests that confirmed gluten sensitivities and a range of other things *sob. So, I’ve started 2014 on a good note eating healthier between doses of champagne and gluten over New Year’s and […]

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There are plenty of variations of Fried Rice and contrary to what you see in most Chinese eateries abroad, there really isn’t a fixed recipe or formula for Yangzhou fried rice. The dish itself evolved from putting all your leftovers in the wok to stir fry and violà, you get a really tasty mix of […]

The Sweet and Sour pork is a dish so common in Chinese takeaways all over the world and the chicken version endearingly called General Tso’s chicken, the sweet and sour sauce done a similar way. It’s also one of my favourite dishes that my mother made while I was growing up, it was quick and […]

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My first collaboration with my food adventure partner in crime Heidi of Aromas y Sabores who’s kindly taken me under her wings to teach me the ropes of making food pictures look nice through styling, lighting and photography! (Images all courtesy of Heidi!) This Chinese New Year falls on Feb 10, the year of the water […]

Mise en place for sweet crêpes. My Mexican friend Heidi has inspired me with her food styling and photography and we recently got together to make and style crepes for La Chandeleur with my new cast iron Le Creuset crepe plate – I know, how indulgent! We followed this recipe very closely and Mr chef […]