English Style Earl Grey & Lemon Panna Cotta Tart

Earl Grey Panna Cotta Tart

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I miss my pomegranate panna cotta very much. It’s almost five years since I made that dessert – I didn’t even realise time passed by so quickly!

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Red & Green Christmas Frittata Out Of The Pan

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Christmas is never too early and always at least one month ahead of the actual day in my calendar. This is also what happens in the commercial world – shops can be seen taking down their Halloween decorations and then immediately replacing them with Christmas lights and holly. Somehow, having this festive season at the end of the year makes a world of a difference. It feels like a long-awaited break that’s finally arriving – a time that allows everyone to be able to let their hair down and let go. This is perhaps the reason for stretching this festive season to as long as is possible so that Christmas doesn’t end as soon as it comes.

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Classic Smoked Salmon Terrine

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In the past, I have plenty of time to take pictures of the food that I cook, to the extent of depriving the guy way past lunch time just so I could make sure that I have had enough pictures taken from all the different angles. I would even plug the SD card into the laptop to make sure that the pictures did not just look good on the viewer of the camera, but also from the screen. That was how particular I was in the past when it comes to uploading pictures for my blog posts.

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Easiest Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Instant Mac & Cheese

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I am always cautious about making sure that my recipe posts don’t turn into complaint bombs of the misdeeds that the little tot has conducted. But my life revolves around him every second of my life (at least it does when I’m not working at the office), and he is practically always by my side. Yes, almost always. Even when he plays with his toys, he will make sure that I am within sight and within his radar – once I step out of the room, or show any intention to do so, he will immediately shoot up, head towards the door and lead me back into the room. I’m constantly held captive by this little mobile energy power bank. Help!

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Authentically Singapore Prawn Noodles

Singapore Prawn Noodle

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Whenever I see prawn noodles, I think back to the times when my parents brought all of us to the prawn noodle stall near Pasir Panjang, along the shophouses at the main road headed towards Haw Par Villa. I can’t remember exactly where the shophouses are located now but I’m sure I will be able to recognise it if I were to head down again. My parents loved the prawn noodles – the prawns were large tiger prawns and very fresh ones too; the broth was tasty and infused with the pork rib fragrance. The only thing they complained about was the cost. A bowl of prawn noodle could cost between $8 to $10, which is a lot of money back then. Read more

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