Feasting On Eurasian Birthday Mee

The little boy recently surprised me with a new set of skills that he had acquired for himself – his colouring skills. He seemed to have taken on a new hobby in school, colouring a new picture everyday during his free period at the end of class. These pictures that he colours look amazing. The strokes were all kept within the outlines and he was able to fill in all the white spaces as well. When he suggested to do some colouring activities together at home, I couldn’t help but stare at him while he colours, feeling amazed at the humongous step that he has made for himself. When did he reach this milestone in his life? Did I miss out on something again?

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Another Version Of Lemony Butter Cookies

I’ve attempted quite a few recipes of lemon cookies before – Lemon Butter Cookies You Won’t Have Enough Of (hahaha) which uses a mixture of butter, egg icing sugar, as well as Lemony Almond Shortbread And A Shot of Sour Redolence (hahahahaha) which is very similar to the first recipe, but with stronger lemon and butter flavours. This particular attempt seeks to try out a third version, which uses a stronger lemon flavour, also because I am using less butter and no egg here. The result is a very crunchy cookie that has a very refreshing and much more obvious lemon flavour – one that is an obvious winner for those who love lemon flavours and cookies that are less buttery/contains no egg.

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Indonesian Maggie Goreng

I have previously attempted and posted a recipe on Local Style Indonesian Mee Goreng, a recipe based on my own observations of how it is commonly cooked at local hawker places. Recently, a colleague of mine brought me to the Makanan Bollywood Restaurant situated at the Peninsula Plaza to try out their version of maggie goreng and I fell in love with it almost immediately. The dish presented before me was very colourful – a one-meal dish that contains meat, egg, vegetables, noodles as well as loads of flavour.

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Savoury Corn & Cheese Muffin

Time passes by so quickly… it seemed like only yesterday that my husband, son and I were at the Village Hotel Changi for a staycation, finally having a break away from work, commitments and responsibilities.

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Simply Chewy Hakka Abacus Seed (客家算盘子)

I love this dish – a lot. Its chewy texture and its stir-fried combination with minced pork and mushrooms – it is so fragrant and yummy it is simply unresistable. Every time I visit a local pasar malam and walk past a stall that sells this dish, I always feel very tempted to buy a pack of abacus seed for myself. Add some chilli to it and the pairing for this dish becomes flawless.

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