Author Archives: cllism

Handmade Italian Gnocchis For Starters

I’ve watched a couple of Italian cookshows and seen many times how those famous chefs could easily manipulate a chunk of dough to work them into small pieces of gnocchi with their very agile fingers. They cut out the gnocchi … Read more

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Cheesy Pesto Bread For The Family

Loving this combination in my bread – cheese and pesto. It gives me one thing more to look forward to in the morning, a warm-hearted breakfast with home-baked bread to go along with my cuppa coffee.

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Crispy Japanese Chicken Kaarage

   Chicken karaage is the Japanese method of deep-frying chicken. This method sees the chicken chunks marinated in the basic Japanese condiments (mirin, Japanese sake etc) before being dredged in potato starch for the deep-frying.

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Crispy Italian Breadsticks

   The first time I tried breadsticks, it was in Rome, Italy. That was more than ten years ago now (thirteen? fourteen?) when I went to Europe for my first time with the guy. We were there the day on … Read more

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Sichuan Cold Peanut Sesame Ramen

A simple bowl of noodles cannot be perfect without the right gravy to go with it. I love how flexible it is to cook noodles and turn them into different dishes and recipes by varying the sauces that accompany them. … Read more

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