Fusion Soy-Baked Salmon Fillets

Just a simple oven-baked salmon fillet, with all my favourite ingredients added in for a spicy kick of a new year as well as a nice accompaniment to my all-time favourite plain rice. I baked two versions – one with red chillies as topping and the other without (which is naturally for the little one).

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家常便饭 - 菠菜翻炒松子 (Spinach Stir-Fry With Pine Nuts)

This is my last post for 2017. The feeling of déjà vu is coming back to haunt me. I thought I just did this some time ago? What?! It’s already been a year since my last post about the Thai tea frappe recipe in 2016. I’m not sure I’m ready for 2018 yet!

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Pretty Peach & Berries Butter Cake

And so this is Christmas. Just a couple more days and we are done with the entire 2017 as well. Time passes by so quickly it’s unbelievable.

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Classic Austrian Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Kipferl)

The Vanillekipferln (or vanilla kipferls) are Christmas cookies that stem from the Austrian, German, Hungarian and Polish origins. These cookies are typically baked in the shape of horns using ground almond and then dusted with both vanilla and icing sugar. The horn shape is supposed to represent the Hungarian victory over the Turkish army, with the crescent shape being a symbol of the Turkish crescent.

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家常便饭 - Chinese Style Garlic Chive & Pork Liver Stir-Fry

The big guy at home loves his plate of garlic chives and he can have it any time (I think). I used to wonder why, but after eating this vegetable very frequently after I got married to him – almost every other week because his mum would cook it for him every other week. I gradually got used to eating this dish after a while; by and by, I actually grew to like it too. The crunchiness and freshness and its naturally sweet stems – I’ve never noticed they tasted so good when I was young. The best thing of all is that it is very easy and fast to cook.

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