Category Archives: Main Meals

Braised Chicken wings in oyster sauce

Every now and then, I miss home, especially the food from home. And to soother myself from that, I tried to cook dishes that makes me remind of home. One of the things I love about my culture is the

Braised Chicken wings in oyster sauce

Every now and then, I miss home, especially the food from home. And to soother myself from that, I tried to cook dishes that makes me remind of home. One of the things I love about my culture is the

Singaporean Chilli Crab

So sorry about the late posting for June. It has been a crazy month for me and IK as a newlywed! Thank you for all the blessings we had a super happy wedding day indeed! So this post, it’s all

Singaporean Chilli Crab

So sorry about the late posting for June. It has been a crazy month for me and IK as a newlywed! Thank you for all the blessings we had a super happy wedding day indeed! So this post, it’s all

Cheesy Mushroom & Herb Tart

I’m a die-hard fans of mushroom and cheese! Not only because they are a great combination in any dish, but also because they aromatic flavour that cheese gives, and the texture of mushrooms! This is was a special-design dish for

Cheesy Mushroom & Herb Tart

I’m a die-hard fans of mushroom and cheese! Not only because they are a great combination in any dish, but also because they aromatic flavour that cheese gives, and the texture of mushrooms! This is was a special-design dish for

Chicken Skewers in Unagi Sauce

If you remembered that I used to make a Teriyaki Chicken skewers, every now and then, I tend to like doing party food just because they are easy and quick. I must say that this dish is actually quite random,

Chicken Skewers in Unagi Sauce

If you remembered that I used to make a Teriyaki Chicken skewers, every now and then, I tend to like doing party food just because they are easy and quick. I must say that this dish is actually quite random,

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Lately, I fell in love with Sour food, and because pineapple is in season and are at super cheap price in the fruit market, I’ve decided to make a pineapple fried rice! It’s nothing big deal and it’s something that

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Lately, I fell in love with Sour food, and because pineapple is in season and are at super cheap price in the fruit market, I’ve decided to make a pineapple fried rice! It’s nothing big deal and it’s something that

Tteokbokki (Korean Spicy Rice Cake)

Lately I have been falling in love with Korean food, particularly with rice cake. I wasn’t a big fan of chilli food before I met IK, it was him who introduced me Chilli food~ It was a tough one initially,

Tteokbokki (Korean Spicy Rice Cake)

Lately I have been falling in love with Korean food, particularly with rice cake. I wasn’t a big fan of chilli food before I met IK, it was him who introduced me Chilli food~ It was a tough one initially,

Stuffed Eggplants in Blackbean Sauce

Every now and then, I miss home; especially the local food that I’ve been bought up with being a child. Food is probably one of the things that brings a good connection to myself and my home town, even though

Stuffed Eggplants in Blackbean Sauce

Every now and then, I miss home; especially the local food that I’ve been bought up with being a child. Food is probably one of the things that brings a good connection to myself and my home town, even though

Mussels & Prawn penne in white wine garlic sauce

Back to a Monday start! This week’s weather has been really upsetting with lots of rain. I did’t really enjoy my weekends as much. Though, last Friday was Valentine’s day and like many couples, we had a celebration too, but

Mussels & Prawn penne in white wine garlic sauce

Back to a Monday start! This week’s weather has been really upsetting with lots of rain. I did’t really enjoy my weekends as much. Though, last Friday was Valentine’s day and like many couples, we had a celebration too, but

CNY Stir-fry Lobster in Ginger Scallion Sauce

Continue to say Happy Chinese New year~ Today is what we called “Chor 5” in Cantonese (the 5th day of the Lunar year!)… That last few days are one of the happiest moments ever since, not only because I’ve received so many red

CNY Stir-fry Lobster in Ginger Scallion Sauce

Continue to say Happy Chinese New year~ Today is what we called “Chor 5” in Cantonese (the 5th day of the Lunar year!)… That last few days are one of the happiest moments ever since, not only because I’ve received so many red

CNY “Larp-Mai Rice” (Savoury Rice with waxed meats)

1 more day until Chinese new year 2014! Happy Chinese New Year Eve everyone! This year is particularly special for me as I’m currently in Hong Kong, my hometown, a land that Chinese New Year is a very important festival to be celebrated! Here, I am amazed with

CNY “Larp-Mai Rice” (Savoury Rice with waxed meats)

1 more day until Chinese new year 2014! Happy Chinese New Year Eve everyone! This year is particularly special for me as I’m currently in Hong Kong, my hometown, a land that Chinese New Year is a very important festival to be celebrated! Here, I am amazed with

Satay stir-fry chicken with snow peas

Hi guys, it has been very busy lately that I have missed some cooking in the last week or so. It has been a very busy week for sure, IK and I managed to get our prewedding photos done! Yeah!

Satay stir-fry chicken with snow peas

Hi guys, it has been very busy lately that I have missed some cooking in the last week or so. It has been a very busy week for sure, IK and I managed to get our prewedding photos done! Yeah!

{How to} make Soy sauce Chicken Drumsticks

I wouldn’t say this is a hard dish, or anything that is very “unusual”, but it is definitely a popular dish in my hometown, particular because it is easy to make and very popular when it comes to kids party

{How to} make Soy sauce Chicken Drumsticks

I wouldn’t say this is a hard dish, or anything that is very “unusual”, but it is definitely a popular dish in my hometown, particular because it is easy to make and very popular when it comes to kids party

Easy Beef Tacos

It’s time for a change! Lately I’ve been wanting to make some South American food at home, because I have been bound by a group of lovely South American colleagues! Every now and then, they would bring in some home

Easy Beef Tacos

It’s time for a change! Lately I’ve been wanting to make some South American food at home, because I have been bound by a group of lovely South American colleagues! Every now and then, they would bring in some home

Satay Beef & Rice Vermicelli Stew

I’ve been bought up with this stew since very early ages, particularly popular in Chinese Restaurants! My family love this dish, from dad, to bro and sis and Hubby-2-be! With the strong aromatic satay flavour, this is probably what makes this

Satay Beef & Rice Vermicelli Stew

I’ve been bought up with this stew since very early ages, particularly popular in Chinese Restaurants! My family love this dish, from dad, to bro and sis and Hubby-2-be! With the strong aromatic satay flavour, this is probably what makes this

Braised fried tofu with mushrooms

The last 2 days has been freezing here in Sydney. And like any other freezing raining days, I tend to like doing stews and clay pot goodies to get IK and myself extra warmth and comfort. This recipe of mine

Braised fried tofu with mushrooms

The last 2 days has been freezing here in Sydney. And like any other freezing raining days, I tend to like doing stews and clay pot goodies to get IK and myself extra warmth and comfort. This recipe of mine

Spicy Bean paste Vegetable Stir-Fry

Spicy bean paste (or what the Asian calls Doubanjiang); I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of it? But it is a fermented bean paste added with spice to make it a very aromatic flavour to stir fry dishes. Most

Spicy Bean paste Vegetable Stir-Fry

Spicy bean paste (or what the Asian calls Doubanjiang); I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of it? But it is a fermented bean paste added with spice to make it a very aromatic flavour to stir fry dishes. Most

Mixed-sausage rolls & special dipping sauce

I’ve always love sausage rolls. I used not HATE IT.. Considered that it is one of the most popular kids food, I’ve been bought up with sausage roll ever since I’ve migrated to Australia when i was a child. Sausage

Mixed-sausage rolls & special dipping sauce

I’ve always love sausage rolls. I used not HATE IT.. Considered that it is one of the most popular kids food, I’ve been bought up with sausage roll ever since I’ve migrated to Australia when i was a child. Sausage

Pork Tonkatsu in wakame-apple vinegar salad

This one was a very unusual one, (oh, I’m not saying the dish is unusual), but I mean, how I came about this dish has an interesting story behind. I initially started off buying some pork loin the other day,

Pork Tonkatsu in wakame-apple vinegar salad

This one was a very unusual one, (oh, I’m not saying the dish is unusual), but I mean, how I came about this dish has an interesting story behind. I initially started off buying some pork loin the other day,

Tempura Seaweed frittata

It is that time again in winter, where it is always hard to get up in the morning! I have been quite tiring in the last 2 weeks after having so much commitment in life. The winter season is always

Tempura Seaweed frittata

It is that time again in winter, where it is always hard to get up in the morning! I have been quite tiring in the last 2 weeks after having so much commitment in life. The winter season is always

Sour Chilli Snapper

You’ll need: 1 medium sized snapper fish 1 green capsicum, cut into small cubes 1 small onion, finely sliced 2 gloves garlic, sliced 1 jalapeno red chilli, sliced 1 slice of ginger, finely sliced 1 small can of pineapple, cut

Sour Chilli Snapper

You’ll need: 1 medium sized snapper fish 1 green capsicum, cut into small cubes 1 small onion, finely sliced 2 gloves garlic, sliced 1 jalapeno red chilli, sliced 1 slice of ginger, finely sliced 1 small can of pineapple, cut

Honey Garlic Buttery Chicken Wings

It has been a very busy week, terribly sorry for the “one post only” last week. I have been exhausted all over last week with house duties, work and life! This week, I’m hoping to really enjoy a slower momentum

Honey Garlic Buttery Chicken Wings

It has been a very busy week, terribly sorry for the “one post only” last week. I have been exhausted all over last week with house duties, work and life! This week, I’m hoping to really enjoy a slower momentum

Chicken & Prawn Siu mai (Dim sim)

I love sharing food from my culture. I bet most of you have heard about Dim sum, which is a southern Chinese cuisine that serves with tea and comes in small portions in bamboo steamer! I will never say ‘no’

Chicken & Prawn Siu mai (Dim sim)

I love sharing food from my culture. I bet most of you have heard about Dim sum, which is a southern Chinese cuisine that serves with tea and comes in small portions in bamboo steamer! I will never say ‘no’

Chilli Pork and Mushroom Gyoza

Everytime I go into a Japanese restaurant, IK and I would definitely order Gyoza, I always think that making Gyoza is a difficult task, but after a few trials, learning through websites and cooking classes, folding a Gyoza can be

Chilli Pork and Mushroom Gyoza

Everytime I go into a Japanese restaurant, IK and I would definitely order Gyoza, I always think that making Gyoza is a difficult task, but after a few trials, learning through websites and cooking classes, folding a Gyoza can be

Prawn Beancurd rolls with wasabi mayonnaise

Spring rolls is pretty much an ordinary “entree” to the Asian culture, although I wasn’t bought up with a lot of ‘spring rolls eating’ while I was young, (probably due to the fact that there needs to be a lot

Prawn Beancurd rolls with wasabi mayonnaise

Spring rolls is pretty much an ordinary “entree” to the Asian culture, although I wasn’t bought up with a lot of ‘spring rolls eating’ while I was young, (probably due to the fact that there needs to be a lot