I didn’t want to attend a dinner party empty handed last night and was very keen to challenge myself at baking my first ever vegan cake for the hosts! So, to accompany the delicious vegan dinner, I made this lovely, aromatic and very moist cake. Lemon, Rosemary & Blueberry Vegan Cake The Ingredients For the cake 100ml vegetable oil, plus extra for the tin 275g … Continue reading Lovely, aromatic and very moist!
Thanks to FoodWishes.com and unlike Boeuf Bourguignon, this one pot dish is surprisingly simple to make. All you need are the few ingredients in the pot, have it simmered on the stove for less than 2 hours and then, VOILA! You’ve got Beef Merlot! The Ingredients 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 2.5 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into 2 inch cubes salt and fresh ground black … Continue reading Surprisingly Simple!
It is now rather chilly and cool where we are. So, I thought of making something warm, suitably served over the fall-wintery days after a meal to keep us feeling fuzzy! Even though the choice of fruit seems rather summer like than winter. Either way, it turned out perfect and was super, yummilicious! Raspberry & Blueberry Crumble The Ingredients For the filling 1 teaspoon unsalted … Continue reading Something Warm to Keep Us Feeling Fuzzy!
So, yesterday, I mentioned that we are cutting down on red meat and I need to find ways to make chicken exciting. Today, I am going to present you 3 recipes; protein and the works on a plate! The result, was truly divine! Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Carrots. The Ingredients For Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Serves 4) 2 pounds Russet … Continue reading Protein and The Works on a Plate!
So, once again, I’m back! This time, I hope I will not go quiet for so long! I would like to start 2014 with a sweet beginning! Last week, I went through my pantry and found a jar of peanut butter. I looked around and found this recipe that looked too yummilicious not to try out. So, here’s Peanut Butter Banana Bread! The Ingredients For … Continue reading A Sweet Beginning!
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 love my Asian food because they are sooooo good!!!! So … Continue reading They are sooooo good!!!!
I have just returned from my summer holiday and it has been awhile ago since I last met up with my friend, Andrea and her little girl, Ladina. Andrea initially invited me over to her place for lunch but unfortunately, I had twisted my ankle so badly from the night before that I requested if we could instead have lunch at mine. Since I had … Continue reading Whatever I had in stock!
All my life, I have never been a dessert person but as I grow older, I have an appreciation for them. Perhaps my taste buds have changed. I enjoy them more now than ever. Having said that, as a kid there were a couple of desserts that I liked a lot. Both of them are kind of bold, colorful and loud. Kinda like me! One … Continue reading Bold, colorful and loud!
For the longest time and ever since my trip to Melbourne in January after dining at the fantabulous Cumulus Inc, I wanted to create something different and play with flavors. However, that clearly has yet to happen. Instead, I recall the delicious crepes we had every morning for breakfast in Bali whilst staying at a fabulous villa in Umalas. So, off I go trotting about … Continue reading Something different!
This past weekend, we played host to a pool day as well as a birthday party for a friend on our rooftop. I attempted to make a Lime and Poppyseed Cake on Friday but that turned out to be a disaster. As usual, being the very determined host that I am and because I promised a cake, I tried baking another one but not the … Continue reading An amazingly divine recipe!