olive vegetable fried rice

Olive Vegetable Fried Rice

September 19, 2014
What is olive vegetable? I checked with Wikipedia and sadly, he does not have a definition for it. I remember mom laying out this bottle of black stuff on the table whenever we were having congee and eating it as an accompaniment. That was my acknowledge about it. Fast forward 20 years, I reunited with OV when I was having.. [read more]
Categories: Asian
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molten chocolate lava cake with strawberry

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

September 17, 2014
Molten chocolate lava cake is a cross between a chocolate cake and soufflé. Other names used are chocolate fondant pudding or chocolate lava cake. Whatever name we like to call it, we can all recognize a MCLC by its signature oozing gooey centre. In this post, I'm going to show you just how easy it is to make this restaurant.. [read more]
Categories: Chocolate, Desserts
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how to peel a potato in one step, no peeler needed

How to peel a potato in one step

September 16, 2014
Tired of standing over the sink or kitchen counter peeling potatoes? This trick is especially handy if you are making mash potatoes... [read more]
Categories: Tips
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Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

September 15, 2014
My first exposure to mushroom soup was a type of condensed canned soup. Fast forward 10 years , I've tasted different versions of mushroom soup that did not come from a can and I absolutely loved it. From then, I've been making my own COM and it proved to be a hit especially at pot-luck parties. Oh, and it tastes.. [read more]
Categories: Soups
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Asian Rice Salad with asian vinaigrette dressing

Asian Rice Salad

September 12, 2014
As a cereal grain, Rice is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world's human population, especially in Asia. As an Asian, we grew up eating rice. According to the Rice Association, there are more than 40,000 varieties of cultivated rice said to exist. They range from basmati to lemont and to arborio, from koshihikari.. [read more]
Categories: Asian, Salads, Sides
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Roasted baby potatoes with garlic powder, salt and pepper

Oven Roasted Crispy Baby Potatoes

September 11, 2014
Whenever I'm in the supermarket, I can't take my eyes away from the baby potatoes. There are 101 ways to make potatoes but to me, this Oven Roasted Crispy Baby Potatoes is the most fuss-free and yummilicious recipe. I'll let you be the judge..... [read more]
Categories: Crispy, Sides
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Seared Scallops on a bed corn puree

Seared Scallops on Corn Puree

September 10, 2014
Over dinner parties, I've been asked numerous times on how to get that nice golden sear on my scallops. How do I know if my scallops are cooked? Should I torch my scallops? You get the drift. Searing scallop is really one of the simplest technique and I'm not kidding. Follow the steps below to achieve that perfect.. [read more]
Categories: Seafoods
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peeled golden kiwi

Peeling A Kiwi With A Spoon

September 9, 2014
So this tip actually came from my breakfast chef aka my man. I don't usually pay attention to how he prepared my breakfast until one day, I decided to hover over him while he cut up my fruits. In a swift motion, the kiwi was peeled. I think I just fell for him a little more... [read more]
Categories: Tips
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Baked Miso Marinated Cod

Baked Miso Marinated Cod

September 8, 2014
Cod vs Chilean Seabass. Many would wonder what is the difference? Is the cod I'm eating really cod? Well, I've consulted with Google and found out most of the 'cod' sold locally (Singapore) are actually Chilean Sea bass or Patagonian Toothfish. The taste and texture between these two are very similar - mild flavor and dense flaky white flesh. It.. [read more]
Categories: Asian, Seafoods
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dark chocolate ice cream

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

September 5, 2014
Fans of dark chocolate will love this. Its deep, dark and mysterious. Ok, maybe not that mysterious since there are tons of dark chocolate ice cream recipes readily available. I guess dark chocolate is an acquired taste. I'm talking about 70% to 85%. Dark chocolate lovers will probably relate to the %. I've tried a few different recipes and found.. [read more]
Categories: Chocolate, Desserts
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