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November 7, 2018
bear naked food best soy glazed garlic shrimp

Best Soy Glazed Garlic Shrimp

In this household of hungry foodies, it is always a challenge whipping up meals daily. However, this Best Soy Glazed Garlic Shrimp has been making heavy rotation on our weeknight dinners.
October 12, 2018
bear naked food crispy fried tofu cubes

Crispy Fried Tofu Cubes

Do not believe anybody who says that vegetarian food is boring. These crispy fried tofu cubes are indulgent as they are delicious. Bites of crunchy soy goodness is paired up with the rounded and smooth combination of treacly honey and salty, umami soy sauce.
September 26, 2018
bear naked food jjambbong Korean Spicy Seafood Noodles

Jjambbong (Korean Spicy Seafood Noodles)

Jjambbong is a hybrid noodle dish having roots in Chinese cuisine and being adapted from Korean cuisine. Originally from North-East China, this noodle dish arrived in Korea with the arrival of Chinese immigrants since the 1800s, mostly from Shandong. It was then adapted to suit Korean palates, and to use Korean ingredients as a substitute to Chinese ones.
September 5, 2018
bear naked food crisp molasses cookies

Crisp Molasses Cookies

Crisp Molasses Cookies are slightly spiced cookies with added aroma and depth. Ground cinnamon and ginger gives the cookie a warm aftertaste, while ground cloves perfumes the cookie with a slightly fragrant woodiness.
August 31, 2018
bear naked food stuffed cucumber kimchi

Stuffed Cucumber Kimchi

Unlike fermented kimchi, this fresh version can be served immediately, no waiting required. Garlicky, spicy and crunchy, the addition of julienned carrots and chives give this kimchi an additional sweetness.
June 21, 2018
Bear Naked Food Thai style crispy pork belly

Thai-Style Crispy Pork Belly

This Thai-Style Crispy Pork Belly is another mouth-watering favorite snack whenever I wander around the streets in Bangkok. Now, the mere thought of deep frying is enough to put off many health Nazis, not to mention the choice of cut used as well. However, since pork fat has made it to number 8 on the list of top 100 nutritious food and we are using good quality cooking oil, making this dish at home seems to lessen my guilt on eating this intensely crispy and meltingly tender meat. Of course, in a healthy diet, all foods are okay in moderation. Pair it with a serving of refreshing salad or vegetables that are low in calories and all will be well.
May 14, 2018
Bear Naked Food Chinese-style swiss roll

Chinese-Style Swiss Roll

Growing up, I remember tagging along with mom to the local old-school confectionery store near our house to get our breakfast items. Paper wrapped sponge cake, Pandan coconut waffles, fluffy, cottony soft swiss roll. Ah, those are some of the sweet memories of my childhood.
May 2, 2018
Bear Naked Food Easy Walnut Pie

Easy Walnut Pie

- Most of the time, walnuts are often eaten on their own as a snack. Touted as the king of nuts, walnuts are not only a healthy brain food but also could help to prevent heart disease and cancer. This Easy Walnut Pie is chock-full of roasted walnuts and a warm molass-y filling.
April 18, 2018
bear naked food blackened shishito peppers with garlic chips

Blackened Shishito Peppers with Garlic Chips

- Shishito Peppers are not only packed with nutrients, they are mild in heat and release a sweet flavor when cooked. I love making this addictive appetizer as a party side dish since they taste great even at room temperature.
April 11, 2018
Bear Naked Food really good cheese and tomato lasagna

Really Good Cheese and Tomato Lasagna

- There are many different versions and most of them contain some sort of meat in the sauce, such as bolognese. However, this recipe does not contain any meat and uses only cheese and tomato. You would think how the heck do you get that rich and robust flavor of a typical lasagna? Read on.
March 16, 2018
Bear Naked Food blueberry coffee cake

Blueberry Coffee Cake

- Despite the name Blueberry Coffee Cake, this delectable crumbly sweet has absolutely zero coffee content. This American-style classic cake is meant to be eaten during breakfast and goes really well with an aromatic cuppa coffee, hence the name.
March 10, 2018
Bear Naked Food cacio e pepe

Cacio e Pepe (Spaghetti with Black Pepper and Pecorino Cheese)

- Cacio e Pepe literally means cheese and pepper in Italian. Consisting of just 3 ingredients - pasta, black pepper and pecorino romano cheese, it is the most basic yet exceptionally tasty pasta to master in the kitchen.
January 31, 2018
Bear Naked Food Thai-style roast chicken

Thai-style Roast Chicken

- Over Christmas and New Year’s period, this Thai-style Roast Chicken made its debut twice at our dinner parties. Not only was it well received, the subtle Thai flavors complimented well with the rest of the other dishes without sticking out like a sore thumb.
January 10, 2018
Bear Naked Food rustic apple tart

Rustic Apple Tart

-What makes a good Rustic Apple Tart? Is it an amazing flaky crust or an irresistible fruity centre? All of them. This fail-safe recipe has a sturdy yet tender crust and the free-form shape means you do not even need a pie plate or baking pan to make this. You could use any leftover fruit in your fridge - strawberries, blueberries, peaches, etc. I'm using three granny smiths and one red gala apple for this 8-inch tart.
December 30, 2017
Bear Naked Food mushroom croquette

Mushroom Croquette

-Okay, let’s talk about NYE. If you are planning on entertaining on that day, these Mushroom Croquettes would make an excellent cocktail appetizer. You could make them a few days ahead and store them in the freezer. Simply thaw for 20 minutes before cooking them in hot oil for a couple minutes. Keep them warm in the oven until you are ready to serve.
December 23, 2017
Bear Naked Food Christmas Orzo Paella

Festive Orzo Paella

-With Christmas just around the corner, it is not hard to imagine the throngs of people shopping for last-minute Christmas presents, or lining up at checkout counters at grocery stores.
December 20, 2017

Lemon Drizzle Cake

-Lemon Drizzle cake is a special and quintessential recipe to serve up this Christmas. A bundt pan is used to create a more regal looking cake for this special occasion. If you do not have a bundt pan however, any normal baking pan would work just fine.
December 12, 2017
Bear Naked Food potato leek soup

Potato Leek Soup

-A simple but hearty dish that can be served on all occasions, Potato Leek Soup is an indispensable recipe that spells comfort food on so many levels. Despite being very popular and associated with French cuisine, potato leek soup actually originates in Wales, a region that is now part of the United Kingdom.
December 5, 2017
Bear Naked Food Thai Fried Sweet Potato Balls

Fried Thai Sweet Potato Balls

-It was love at first bite when I sunk my teeth into these Fried Thai Sweet Potato Balls at a store located inside the Thai Supermarket at Golden Mile Complex. Also known as ‘Kanom Kai Nok Krata’ (in Thai), this addictive street food is extremely crunchy on the outside, yet it collapsed into a soft and chewy goodness with a hollow centre.
November 24, 2017
Bear Naked Food Ultimate Sticky Buns

Ultimate Sticky Buns

-Ever since I’ve bookmarked this recipe from America’s Test Kitchen, I’ve been eager to put this Ultimate Sticky Buns to test. Sticky Buns are really like cinnamon rolls with a nutty, gooey caramel topping. Most of the sticky buns I’ve tasted tend to be greasy and overly-sweet. Honestly, I’m not a fan of overly buttered baked goods.This recipe promises light, moist and fluffy dough thanks to the addition of flour roux (aka tang zhong) which is a cooked flour paste. This method can also be used for soft bread rolls and buns
November 20, 2017
Bear Naked Food soft and chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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November 15, 2017
Bear Naked Food Homemade Classic Italian Pesto

Homemade Classic Italian Pesto

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November 10, 2017
bear naked food raspberry oatmeal squares

Raspberry Oatmeal Squares

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November 1, 2017
Bear Naked Food Caramelized char siew

Caramelized Char Siew

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