Whenever we have dim sum for brekkie, hubster would not fail to order his favourite loh mai kai. Unless the shop has very good standards for loh mai kai, my constant peeve with them is that they tend to be overly greasy. I hate greasy loh mai kais. I get that they need a certain [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Oil’
My husband doesn’t like corn, so this was made for one! I’m not a fan of eating corn ON the cob, not in restaurants anyway because I’m paranoid I’ll always have bits of corn fibres stuck in between my teeth. And when you talk to people, you’ll spew out those yellow bits. It almost ALWAYS [...]
I have never made pesto before and I must confess that I’m not a real fan of the basil ones. Rocket is my favourite salad and I thought I could do somewhat of a pesto version with that instead. There has been cases where pine nuts have been known to give that metallic after-taste lately [...]
Now this is what I call an experiment with happy results. I had like bits and pieces of so and so left in the fridge and neither was enough for a whole dish in itself. So I decided to do some sort of salad but didn’t want to go down that Western dressing route. There [...]
Grilling lettuce is not uncommon nor is it something new but I was apprehensive about it at first because I thought cooking the lettuce like that might just make it taste like burnt paper. But I had a whole head of Romaine in the fridge and wanted to finish it quickly. I was pleasantly surprised [...]
I had purchased a couple of gorgeous red peppers nearly a week ago in an ambitious attempt to make some rice stuffed pepper dish. But days and days went by and it stood dormant in the fridge. I didn’t want it to go to waste so I chose to roast them and then jar them [...]
One of my favourite food blogger and photographer is Ellie Hoeve, the genius behind Almost Bourdain. I salute her efforts to insert step-by-step photos of all her cooking and I aspire to be at that sort of level one day. She could make just about anything from scratch.