Category Archives: English

Rice Pudding with Mixed Fruits In Three Simple Steps

We finally decided to give it a try – rice pudding. It seems like a favourite among the Westerners here, and in any case, curiosity finally got the better of us, so, here goes!

Posted in Dessert, English, Fruits, Rice | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Potato and Leek Soup And A New Toy From Sainsbury

A basil plant! It cost us GBP1.19, which, we thought was reasonable, but that is assuming it doesn’t wilt within a week and the seedlings do continue to grow. It was an interesting experience for the both of us, primarily … Read more

Posted in English, Soup | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Buttered Charlotte Potatoes With Pesto Dressing

We kept buying a lot of potatoes for the past 2 weeks because a lot of ideas about how to cook potatoes kept coming in, every evening at 5.30pm and during our grocery shopping trips – leek and potato soup, … Read more

Posted in English, Potato | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Garden Party In A HDB Dwelling With Garden Sandwiches

An old friend of mine, Sze Min, popped by for dinner and a chat last night. Knowing her to be capable of a good appetite (she’s enviably slim), I jovially made a few easy-to-prepare petite dishes to give the illusion of … Read more

Posted in Bread, English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Baked Macaroni with Salmon and Clam Chowder

I finally uncovered the secret to a sizzling brown baked dish – it’s Mozzarella cheese! I’ve always been using rice and cheddar cheese slices to make baked dishes at home, but have never achieved the bubbling effect of baked dishes … Read more

Posted in English, Pasta | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment