Category Archives: Food & Recipes

Mashed Potato With Easy-To-Make Gravy

Mash it. Crush it. And there, a plate of carbohydrates await.

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Chinese Baked Pork Bun (烘烤肉包子)

In my personal opinion, this was probably the most challenging dish I’ve done so far. Not only was it time-consuming; it was also physically and mentally draining, given the amount of preparations required beforehand as well as the amount of … Read more

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Vanilla Fondant – Does It Matter If It’s Black Or White?

The idea came from the guy. He was munching on the chocolate fondant just the week before and asked me how the dessert would turn out if I’d used white instead of dark chocolate…

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Shui Jian Bao (水煎包)

Shui Jian Bao literally means ‘buns fried/cooked/steamed in water. It came to me as a sudden realisation. I didn’t know that the name was so literally translated! One really has to get down and cook a dish in order to … Read more

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Going Round In Circles With This Salami And Onion Focaccia

This is my fifth Focaccia since the very first attempt in May. So far, I’ve experimented with a variety of toppings – luncheon meat (they call it SPAM here), herbs, cheese etc.

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