Category Archives: Mains

Veal Medallions in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

I’ve been posting up recipes less often because I’ve joined the corporate rat race. However, my participation is in a much smaller capacity than the ASX (or rather, Wall Street) fanatics since I’m working in a small family-owned business based … Continue reading

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Chicken & Pesto Fettucini

A mortar and pestle doesn’t count as essential items in a kitchen, I’ll admit – but that didn’t exactly stop me from pestering the family to buy one. It’s true; with all sorts of blenders and kitchen gadgets out there, … Continue reading

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Chicken, Bacon & Sundried Tomato ‘Parcels’

This is a lazy meal. Okay, if you haven’t closed this window, you may proceed! Buy four large chicken fillets (breast, thigh or mystery part); four slices of cheese which will melt beautifully; four slices of middle bacon; wooden skewers … Continue reading

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Food Porn Day: Pad See Ew for Beginners

When I told my family that I’d make pad see ew for dinner, it was really because I had a craving for fried rice noodles. I didn’t want to risk making char kueh teow though (knowing how difficult it is … Continue reading

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The Basic Boneless Roast Lamb with Garlic & Rosemary

Roast lamb has always been one of my favourite dishes ever since I was a child. It used to be synonymous with really large parties held by family friends who would rent large canopies, large round tables and plastic chairs … Continue reading

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Simple Japanese Chicken Curry Udon

I honestly believe that I can eat Japanese food everyday. There’s a wide selection of food that is prepared in all kinds of ways so it’s hard to get bored of it; and correct me if I’m wrong, but Japanese … Continue reading

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Half and Half Warm Sweet Potato & Steak Salad

As much as I am a glutton and a bottomless pit (other people’s words that may ring true), I actually love salad. Of course, a bit of protein and nuts certainly wouldn’t hurt an extremely green bowl as I do … Continue reading

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Sweet Tomato Sauce Pasta

I probably wasn’t really thinking when I made this. You know what it’s like, right? There’s an idea: upon examining the fridge, you discover chorizo and some minced meat. Oh, let’s make pasta, since there’s only two of us. Chop … Continue reading

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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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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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