Author Archives: cllism

Indian Style Chicken Biryani

I can’t recall if I ever did mention on my blog posts before, but the most memorable Chicken Biryani that I’ve ever had was at my primary school, from the Muslim stall at the school canteen. The stall sells chicken … Read more

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Classic Potato Gratin

A gratin is basically any dish that is baked in a shallow dish and that has a browned crust at the top of it, either with cheese or breadcrumb toppings. In French, gratin means ‘to scrape or grate’, which makes … Read more

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Easy Home-Made Chocolates

Why do I have to make chocolate when I can simply buy it off the shelf? Because I would like to experience the process of making it; because I want to see what ingredients make up chocolate; because I want … Read more

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Classic Chinese Popiah (薄饼)

Chinese popiah is a popular side dish which uses spring roll wrappers to roll up a combination of cooked, grated turnips and other ingredients including eggs, bean sprouts, prawns and some basic condiments. There are different types of popiah dishes … Read more

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Matcha Swiss Roll With Delicious White Chocolate Cream

I have considered the possibility of this recipe attempt becoming a nightmare. There are many challenges to overcome while making this roll: (1) the cake batter has to be baked just right (not too dense); (2) the cream mixture has … Read more

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