Monthly Archives: September 2011

Braised Soy Sauce Chicken

I don’t like replicating dishes that my mom cooks (and she cooks them really well, might I add), and I usually tend to avoid making Asian food, but this braised chicken turned out pretty good. My brother and I were … Continue reading

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Strawberry Marshmallow Muffins

Strawberries are my favourite fruit, and since the season for them is ending soon, I have my excuse for buying as many punnets as my little heart desires. Conveniently, they’re sold almost everywhere at $4 for 500 grams, which is … Continue reading

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Warm Mixed Cabbage Salad

Despite belonging to a largely carnivorous household, I love my greens. I’m the type who happily munches on a salad for lunch, and I’ve been known to throw together crazy combinations, like cous cous and grilled fish marinated in a … Continue reading

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Vietnamese-Inspired BBQ Pork Chops

My cousin and I used to live with a Vietnamese housemate when we were in uni. Whilst she didn’t cook very often, she would make these pork chops that would smell so good as it wafted through our entire unit. … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cupcakes

Nigella Lawson is all kinds of gorgeous and if I didn’t know better, I’d say that her diet of copious amounts of butter and chocolate has to be good. I mean, look at her! I love watching her cook; that … Continue reading

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Turkey Breakfast Patties or Meatballs

Australia has its own Father’s (Fathers’?) Day here, which was last Sunday, and I stumbled out of bed to prepare breakfast for the family. I had the idea of making turkey breakfast patties since we had turkey mince and there … Continue reading

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Food Porn Day: Homemade Pizzas

Making bread (and I mean bread bread which has yeast, not banana bread) always sounds intimidating because of the whole waiting-for-the-dough-to-rise, which causes apprehension. Is it gonna work or not? I suppose I got over that fear when it comes … Continue reading

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