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I Am A Leftover Lover!

I Am A Leftover Lover!

I am a leftover lover! There was so much gravy left from the Braised Chicken with Tomatillos & Jalapenos that I decided to place it in a tub and refrigerated it. One afternoon, we were home for lunch and got hungry so I thought why not make a rice dish using the leftover gravy? Here’s … Continue reading

A Kind of Pizza!

A Kind of Pizza!

So, I initially bought ground lamb to make my usual, easy peasy spiced meat sauce. Then, I thought, why not do something different? Besides, I need to learn and experiment with all sorts of dishes and cuisines so I could share it with all of you! Today, I am making a kind of pizza. Not … Continue reading

Sauteed and Blended!

Sauteed and Blended!

Remember I had a cheat day last Sunday by making the Chicken Tortilla Pie? Well, last night, I took out the roasted chicken from the refrigerator and used the breasts for dinner. I also had an aubergine, garlic, thyme and lemon in the vegetable drawer. So, what did I whip up? Well, technically, I sauteed … Continue reading

Perfect Portion for 2!

Perfect Portion for 2!

As always, I love trying out new recipes. Now that we are living in a location where Mexican food and ingredients are highly accessible and thanks to a recent TV show, I got excited about making this dish! It’s perfect for a dinner party of 4 if served with rice. But, last night, it was … Continue reading

Perfect for a very lazy Sunday!

Perfect for a very lazy Sunday!

We had a wonderful weekend with friends but by Sunday, I wanted to do the absolute minimum in the kitchen. So, I dashed off to the supermarket and bought a few ready made items to put together a cheat yet hearty meal perfect for a very lazy Sunday. Chicken Tortilla Pie. The Ingredients 12 corn … Continue reading

Healthier and Light!

Healthier and Light!

It has been for days now since we’ve had chicken or lots of vegetables. So, today, I am going to post something a little healthier and light instead. Red Cabbage Salad with Basil and Shredded Poached Chicken Breast with an Asian Inspired Dressing The Ingredients For Poached Chicken 3 large scallion, using white parts only, … Continue reading

This Dish Is So Hearty!

This Dish Is So Hearty!

I simply love mac & cheese but I also know that having that often is not so good. So, I found the following recipe ages ago and decided to make this last night. Having said that, I am not so sure if this is any healthier BUT it surely does not have 5 cups of … Continue reading

They are sooooo good!!!!

They are sooooo good!!!!

I have noticed of late that I have been fancying or craving for a lot of Asian cooking. Honestly, much of it is not so good for my waistline because it either has lots of carbs or are fried. Errr… What utter rubbish am I talking about? There are exceptions! Salads! Anyway, exceptions included I … Continue reading

Inspired by Red Snapper!

Inspired by Red Snapper!

Our friends, Ed and Joyce, own a fabulous restaurant on the island of Ko Lanta, Thailand, called Red Snapper.  Every time we visit them we never fail to order our favorite item on their menu.  This recipe was inspired by Red Snapper and is my interpretation of their Cheese & Jalapeno Croquettes! Ingredients 6 large potatoes, … Continue reading

Healthy in a bowl!

Healthy in a bowl!

This particular soup has been an all time favorite of mine! I learnt it from my partner. G made it the first time when I was sick as a dog! I remember it very vividly as I was lying in bed feeling helpless and how the fragrant aroma of this soup travelled through the entire … Continue reading