Scarlet Nonya Chicken Curry (Kari Kay)

” Is it simmering? Sizzling? Browning? Steaming? Good cooks heed these signs – the landmarks that will guide you to deliciousness, rather than precise temperatures on oven dials and specific cooking times.” Samin Nosrat for The Guardian This could not be more true than for cooking a curry.The way your ingredients react to heat is…

Aromatic Roast Chicken in Coconut Milk

Last few weeks since we’ve been back from Tokyo, I’ve been tinkering with several cake recipes that use matcha (Japanese green tea) but I still haven’t found one that accentuates the lovely aroma and flavour of it.  I desperately wanted to post a Japanese-inspired recipe but things did not work out. Oh well. That’s for…

No Recipe Fried Rice

Hello fellow foodies! I’m excited to share some pretty exciting news with you. Firstly, I want to thank all of you for sharing my recipes on Facebook and Pinterest. I’m so over the moon that more than a hundred of you loved and shared my Cheat’s Chicken Rice and Ayam Masak Merah recipes! It gives me great…

Very Crumbly Coconut Rhubarb Cake

  I’ve no life event or personal anecdote to go with this post, except for this recipe. I’ve kept it a secret and not blogged about it for the past week. And so bit by bit it has been savoured with coffee over breakfast, elevenses, tea and as a midnight snack. I couldn’t help it….

Caramel Chai Hot Cross Buns

It was an emotional week of national mourning in Singapore after the passing of our first Prime Minister and founding father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. The previous week had mostly been spent between reading numerous articles and poring through the avalanche of photographs of tearful Singaporeans paying their last respects. It was pretty traumatic and…

Dum Chicken Biryani

   I’m not sure about you, but 99.9% of Singaporeans discuss food options before meeting. Where ever the food is, that’s where the group meeting will take place. My family is no different. During a Whatsapp conversation, someone in my family mentioned meeting over a plate of biryani. When we tried to find a good dum…

Baked Baby Carrots with Goat’s Cheese Pomegranate Couscous

Just a few days ago, was our 3rd wedding anniversary. It was a week filled with feasting while watching recorded Harry Potter movies ( one of our favs)- the best type of celebration! We ended the week off with yummy lobsters, sashimi and dessert at a local gourmet food market- Pasarbella. The best memories are…

Spiced Mushroom-Spinach Baked Eggs + Instagram madness!

Yes! As the title suggests, I’m the latest ‘victim’ of instagram. I’m really getting hooked at looking at other food bloggers’ food inspirations and photos. Instagram is a great way to get inspired about food and photography. So many amazing photographers and food ‘porn’ pictures but so little time. If you’re instagram, please do add…