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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

Protein and The Works on a Plate!

Protein and The Works on a Plate!

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 … Continue reading

Delicious and Comforting!

Delicious and Comforting!

Lately, we’ve been eating a lot of chicken because we need to cut down on having red meat. Therefore, I need to figure out different ways to serve it so we will not get bored of eating chicken. Since I now have access to Poblano Chile, I thought, “Why not cook something with it?” Today’s … 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

Easy peasy and cheap!

Easy peasy and cheap!

My first Vietnamese dining experience took place whilst I was living and studying in Hawaii back in 1995. Almost on a daily basis, I would have their fried rice, bahn mi or sometimes, pho. I love Vietnamese food but rarely get to eat them these days because there are not that many eateries around me … Continue reading

Whatever I had in stock!

Whatever I had in stock!

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 … Continue reading

Bold, colorful and loud!

Bold, colorful and loud!

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 … Continue reading

Something different!

Something different!

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 … Continue reading