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Bird’s Nest Soup – 老公的爱心燕窝汤

Bird’s nest soup is considered an expensive delicacy among the Chinese. Bird’s nest itself is a gelatinous texture made up of cave swifts’ saliva, hardened into the shape of a shallow cup that forms their nests. These bird species and … Read more

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Teochew Yam Rice (潮州芋头饭)

I fondly recall my favourite stall at the canteen during the period of time when I was attending secondary school. I can’t remember what the main dishes were that were sold at the stall; what I do remember is that … Read more

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Simple Italian Ham & Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is a common staple in Italy. It is a rice dish cooked till a creamy consistency in a broth using the specific Arborio short rice grains. If I could be allowed to make this comparison, it is the equivalent … Read more

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Simply Red Mexican Rice, Simply Delicious!

Hot, spicy, red, sour. This is the explosion of flavours that occurs when you bite into this rice dish. Mexican rice, although disputed to be Spanish in origin, reveals its own unique red and spicy characteristics through the use of … Read more

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家常便饭 - 清甜玉米菜丝汤 (Sweet Corn & Vegetable Soup)

I am not one of those who loves slurping up hot soups or broths for my meals. Soupy noodles, porridge, steamboats – these are the least of my favourite dishes, be it at home or when I eat out. It’s … Read more

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