Monthly Archives: December 2011

Stir fry broccoli with shiitake mushroom and scallop 芥蓝花炒香菇带子

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Ordering any dish with scallops usually cost quite a fair bit in both Asia and Europe. I used to buy the frozen scallop in Singapore and make my own scallop dish if I feel like to have scallop. The frozen … Continue reading

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Bitter melon (bitter gourd) with pork rib soup – 苦瓜排骨汤

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There are many benefits of eating bitter melon, Asian likes to stir fry them or add into their soup. If you are not living in Asia, you can probably find them in your local Asian supermarket where I found mine. … Continue reading

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Pork / Chicken + shiitake mushroom – the ultimate comfort food!

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Shiitake mushrooms, if you like the taste, is the ultimate comfort stuffs when added to a dish. You should be able to grab hold of this mushrooms in most of the supermarkets. They come dry in package of 20-30. This … Continue reading

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Thai yellow curry with prawns

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The first time I had Thai yellow curry prawns was in one of the little alley in Patong, Phuket. Brought there by a friend who worked in Phuket and it was totally local, plastic chairs and table, did not look … Continue reading

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Stir fry french beans (green beans/乌龟豆)

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The French beans aka green beans has a funny name in Hokkien – 乌龟豆 (tortoise beans). Not sure what they name it such, I don’t see the tortoise side of the beans. I am bit worry each time we go grocery … Continue reading

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Roast chicken stuffed with couscous

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Some sundays ago we tried to make roast as many Sundays as possible. This roast chicken with couscous recipe was adapted from Jamie Oliver’s cookbook at have at home. I love it. I have always list chicken as my least … Continue reading

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The world’s greatest grandmothers

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Came across a blog today – The World’s Greatest Grandma. It prompted me to leave a comment on the blog about my grandmother, but I thought: what does it matter to them? Maybe I should keep the thought somewhere where … Continue reading

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