I couldn’t find cheap oysters anywhere in the supermarkets; neither do I want to be cheated to buy daylight -obbing groceries in Tiong Bahru Market again. So I resorted to using prawns to replace the oysters that are commonly used … Read more
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The remaining glutinous rice in the cupboard wasn’t that difficult to deal with after I discovered that it can be easily cooked with the microwave. (thanks to the mango sticky rice). I thought I’ll give it a try, microwaving it … Read more
I’ve never made any cakes which can be eaten without first going through the oven. It’s really magical to see how the dough first becomes evenly coloured with the continuous (and tedious) kneading, flattened to become the outer covering of … Read more
Roy Willis, 2006 Done with one of the last academic books before I immerse myself back in the virtual world of Otherland.
Just as a wife takes after the surname of her spouse, a Swiss Roll takes its surname after its content. ‘Jelly Roll‘ sounds a little too far-fetched in the Asian context though, like a candy or some spare tires lying … Read more