Indian Fusion Uppuma Semolina With Vegetables

Upma, or uppuma semolina, is a dish originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is a common meal that the Indians have for breakfast, lunch or dinner, one cooked with semolina, a mix of spices and vegetables. As semolina is made of wheat, it cooks and fluffs up in volume once cooked in water, just like rice does, which makes it a complete substitute for rice in the Indian regions.

Read more

Posted in Indian, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Potong Style Red Bean Popsicles

I’ve tried quite a few red bean ice-cream recipes, including the Japanese style ‘Creamy Red Bean Popsicles‘ using Azuki red bean paste and heavy cream, and the ‘Red Bean Soup Popsicle‘ which really was a convenient way of using up my red bean soup.  Now, I have the authentic Potong style red bean popsicle right here which uses condensed milk (use sparingly!) and blended red beans to mimic the taste of childhood. Read more

Posted in Chinese, Dessert | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Osthmanthus Butter Cookies To Celebrate The Year Of Ox

This weekend will be a busy weekend for me, not really because of all the visiting we will have to fulfil (there are in fact less visiting chores this year), but because I am packing in a long list of things I would like to do during the long weekend off from work. Baking brioches, baking cookies, hiking etc. I certainly wish I had more time!

Read more

Posted in Chinese, Cookie | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hot Pot Sesame Peanut Dip for my Chinese New Year Feast

A week more to Chinese New Year in Singapore. Everyone is looking forward to a better year ahead – so am I.

Read more

Posted in Chinese, Dips & Sauces | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Eurasian Style Permenta Prawns With Blackpepper & Garlic

This dish was delicious. Absolutely wonderful. The amalgamated flavours and taste of the blackpepper and garlic brought this dish up by many levels. Once you take a bite of the prawns, you would be able to understand why this dish was so worth the while. And it is simple to make, no fuss at all!

Read more

Posted in Eurasian, Seafood | Tagged , , | Leave a comment