Refreshing and healthy Thai style sweet sour noodle

Refreshing and healthy Thai style sweet sour noodle

I was going for something different with meehoon (rice vermicelli) other than the usual stir-fry and meehoon soup variations, and I found a recipe for Thai minced beef noodle. This turned out quite refreshing and the boys gave their stamp of approval so I thought 

Easy DIY FETTUCCINE

Easy DIY FETTUCCINE

I was brought up in a household where the men were treated like demi gods; my father couldn’t even boil water or make a drink for himself. I swore to myself that my boys would not be like that. That they would be just as 

Could have been a PIE

Could have been a PIE

It was supposed to be a pie. That was the plan anyway. So I started with the carrots, potatoes, celery… Ah yes, now I remember. I bought some celery because I was feeling guilty that I had not been eating enough green lately. Then I 

Make your own Nasi lemak SAMBAL

Make your own Nasi lemak SAMBAL

Everyone knows nasi lemak, the unofficial national dish. It’s the simplest dish ever as it just uses a few main ingredients, half of it doesn’t even require real cooking – cucumber, hardboiled egg, fried anchovies and roasted peanuts. Apart from the nasi lemak – rice 

Spicy starfruit, ANYONE?

Spicy starfruit, ANYONE?

I said I was a diet. I do not eat carbs, I said. And then, I made this! It is my own doing as I just cannot resist chili. Others may have a sweet tooth, my Kriptonite is all things spicy. A friend gave me 

Szechuan hot and sour SOUP

Szechuan hot and sour SOUP

Jamie Oliver just posted his hot and sour soup and it’s sizzling on the Net as fans are picking it up, saying how wonderful it is. It does look enticing in pictures, and maybe because it was Jamie Oliver who posted the recipe to begin 

Homestyle KIMCHI

Homestyle KIMCHI

Do you kimchi? I kimchi. Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days as it’s touted as the new health food, and kimchi is right up there with the rest of them. I’m not the biggest fan of Korean food, but there are some 

Sweet spicy Teriyaki FISHCAKE

Sweet spicy Teriyaki FISHCAKE

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” Julia Child Some days are more bereft of inspiration than others. Opened the fridge to find one lonely carrot left. Mr Fishcake, this is your lucky day as you’re