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Food

Food, glorious food!

Arrozcaldo: Filipino Chicken Porridge Recipe for the Thermomix

Growing up, one of my most cherished memories of my mother is how, whenever I’d get sick, she would always cook for me a Filipino dish called arrozcaldo. Multiple sources say this humble dish’s origins can be traced back to the Chinese even though its name is of Spanish origin, and it has many variations, … Continue reading »

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Filipino Style Steamed Golden Pomfret with Sesame Oil & Soy Sauce

I just realised it’s been a while since I last posted a recipe for harassed working mothers. I know, I know, “steamed fish” hardly sounds like an easy recipe but trust me, it is. The star of this dish is a fish known in Malaysia as ‘bawal emas’ or golden pomfret. This fish is known … Continue reading »

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The Peak Coffee – My Favourite Local Café

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you would have noticed my tendency to post lots and lots of food pics. Here’s a little fun fact about those food pics: good number of those food pics actually come from the same place — The Peak Coffee! It goes without saying that the food is fantastic, … Continue reading »

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Kuih Lapis (Layered Steamed Cake)

Kuih lapis is one of many traditional Malaysian bite-sized desserts (kuih, pronounced as ‘kweh’) that can take many forms and tastes (from sweet to savoury to spicy). The word ‘lapis’ means ‘layer’ and the name comes from its construction — layers of alternating colour that result in a nice stripy pattern after cutting. This version … Continue reading »

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Quick & Easy Sausage Pasta

This is one of my go-to recipes when the kids and I are craving for pasta but: a) I’m too tired. b) I’m feeling too lazy. c) I don’t have any fancy-schmancy ingredients in the freezer/pantry. d) All of the above. This recipe so easy, you’ll find that the hardest part is actually boiling the … Continue reading »

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