My friend Food Travel Live and cook extraordinaire says this is daily common food and they mill their own flour (wheat, chickpeas etc) at home to make this dish on a daily basis to accompany meals. She did it so quickly over the pan, I was busy taking notes and marvelling at her dexterity. This […]

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I work from home and have alot more flexibility around my meals and prepping my meals. For the last four years, although I worked from home, the demands of back to back conference calls didn’t allow me to actually even have lunch or time to pee. Now that I’m back in the freelance work from […]

indian cooking class 1 (13 of 16)

The butter chicken dish is one of the husband’s and my favourite dishes. I of course made the pilgrimage to Moti Mahal in New Dehli where it was created. And I was thrilled for Food Travel Live to teach me how to make the dish. The extensive range of spices is still daunting, but hopefully […]

indian cooking class 1 (1 of 2)

The privilege of having friends who are amazing cooks – is better than being married to a chef because chef hardly does the cooking at home! As Julia Child once said “People who love to eat (and cook) are always the best people.” Most of my tribe who loves to eat, also love to cook […]

new orleans style seafood spread

I am convinced that friends who cook and eat together, stay together. Making friends in Macau has always been a challenge for me here, but after four years of endurance I’ve finally found my tiny tribe of friends I can count on one hand. Check out C’s Kitchen is full of wonderful and easy recipes […]

cream spinach filo cups

Part 2 of my baking process for my Skillshare class. Really easy recipe. Prep time 20 mins, bake for 40-45 mins.     Ingredients: 500g of fresh spinach (or frozen if you prefer) 5 cloves of garlic diced 250g of sour cream dollop of butter grated cheddar and parmesan cheese (a bowl full) Filo pastry […]

kueh pie tee recipe
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Chinese New Year in a couple of weeks and what better way to celebrate with a pohpiah party – the hokkien version of spring rolls- and always a welcome dish for big parties. Well, the thing about cooking alongside Mum is everything is agak agak (Malay word to guess/approximately) style and there is never an end […]

One of my favourite cuisines is Thai food – always fresh, sweet, tart and savory at the same time, throw in the fresh chillies and it’s a real party in the mouth. Plus, the ingredients involve lots of fresh vegetables to balance out the coconut milk heavy gravy. And of course we all know that […]

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A great reference chart if you’re experimenting with cooking. Pulled from thousands of recipes on the web and presented beautifully. via Information is Beautiful

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S suggested a risotto night under her supervision, so we made two risottos last saturday. One with speck, raddichio rosso (a tribute to my Trevigiani days) and red wine and the other, a strawberry risotto, one of the unique things that I took with me from my days of living in Italy. My Italian girlfriend […]

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