Monthly Archives: August 2011

Seafood Chowder Pasta

My entire family loves seafood but the work involved can be rather annoying. That’s why ready marinara mix which is sold at most supermarkets and delis can be considered as an easy favourite when it comes to pairings with pasta. … Continue reading

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Hainanese Chicken Rice

I attempted to make Hainanese chicken rice last week, which is commonly sold in hawker stalls in Malaysia and Singapore. The main components of this dish is the wonderfully fragrant rice, ‘pak zham’ (white chopped) chicken with tender meat and … Continue reading

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Sam’s Banana Cake

I have a great love for England. When I was 18, I went to London to visit my older brother and I had a wonderful time exploring the city, slathering sinful amounts of butter on toasted slices of Soreen malt … Continue reading

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Soy and Apple Streusel Muffins

It’s hard to convince my mom to ‘buy-in’ when I have a plan to make muffins. She doesn’t seem to like them much, and her simple reason is ‘I prefer cupcakes’. Let’s see, what is the difference between the two … Continue reading

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Mish-Mash Banana Bread

This post makes me reflect fondly on my time in uni, because the person who requested for this recipe is my friend, Rocky, who worked with me on a group project. Our group consisted on 10 students who worked really … Continue reading

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Caramel Boozy Apple & Strawberry Pie

The Internet has certainly helped with me learning how to cook and bake, but often words are not enough. Previously I have tried to make pie crust from scratch, following instructions on food blogs, and I failed miserably with cracks … Continue reading

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Showgirl Cupcakes with Buttery Pink & Cocoa Frosting

On┬áthe actual day of my brother’s birthday (yes, his name is Jeremy), I thought I’d make some cupcakes and I chose Showgirl Cupcakes, which was written about by none other than David Lebovitz. Have I mentioned that I love this … Continue reading

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30-Minute Light Prawn, Calamari & Tomato Spaghetti

I love cooking, but I’m fairly lazy at peeling, shelling, deboning and all the usual groundwork that needs to be done. I cook how it suits me, I suppose. Even though I know that fillets are more expensive, I’m also … Continue reading

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Monster of a Chocolate and Jelly Donut Trifle

I’m guessing it wouldn’t be wrong to say that this isn’t your average trifle. In fact, it wasn’t even something that I looked up on the Internet. Last weekend, I attended a sushi party at a girlfriend’s place. Prior to … Continue reading

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Racheal’s Ooey Gooey Brownies

As a chocoholic, it’s hard to resist the temptation of good ol’ chocolate brownies. Strangely enough though, I’m not the one who first attempted to make them in my house: that honour belongs to my brother who is turning 21 … Continue reading

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