Sweet Potatoes in Ginger Broth

Chinese style desserts are known as “tong sui” which translates to sugared water. I hardly make any at home because all of them would end up in my belly. Also, I hardly have any craving for them, unless it is red bean. So although it is easy to make,...


Classic Black Bean Sauce for R.AGE Food Fight Challenge

Finally, after not much persuasion, I have decided to participate in the R.AGE Food Fight challenge organised by Malaysia’sleading newspaper, The Star. Judges include the international TV personality Chef Wan, French master chef Rodolphe Onno, DC Restaurant Chef Darren Chin, up-and-coming restaurateur Chef Liang andMalaysian food blogger, KY Speaks....


Kohlrabi with Coriander and Lime Salad

There are certain combinations of ingredients that bring out a very vivid visualisation in my mind and make me start drooling; especially so with salads. Take for instance, roasted cauliflower and pomegranate sounds more alluring than just roasted cauliflower. Roasted cauliflower is nice but seems a little dull and...


Greek Yoghurt Lime Cake in Rice Cooker

In less than 48 hours, I have dropped out of the Gin Mare Digital Detox challenge. I recently accepted a challenge from Gin Mare to find technology stressed people in Europe. I had to disconnect from the social media for 72 hours and in that duration, the number of...


Guacamole and Fried Yuca

Guacamole ingredients are avocado, tomato, coriander, onion, lime and olive oil. I have seen another variation which uses cucumber. When using cucumber, scrap the middle of the cucumber or else the guacamole can be very watery. You might think, “would it be better with or without the cucumber?”. Well,...


Ayam Kapitan (Chicken Curry Kapitan)

Ayam Kapitan gained instant popularity when Ping won the Masterchef UK 2014. Just a few years ago, when I was still a professional chef in Kopitiam Soller cooking Curry Kapitan, this dish was not a preferred choice amongst the customers. For those that tried it, they loved it, needless...


Pomelo Salad

It is not often we get pomelo here in Mallorca. Where we live in England, we are pretty lucky to have quite an adequate little market that sells a fair bit of Eastern vegetables and fruits. But when it is sold in the market, these pomelos are wrapped up...


Grilled Nam Yue Chicken

I was surprised to receive an email from Mrs B about my food blog. I didn’t know that she was one of my readers. She started with how upset she was with the UK Blog Awards 2015 because she thought that I should have won the food and drink...


Mint Jelly Sauce

I know it is very tempting to buy a mint condiment for your lamb dinner this easter (or whenever you are having a roast lamb dinner). It is already a lot to take on for one to cook for the family. So, are you seriously going to fuss around...