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Friday, 30 November 2012

Pan Fried Tofu with Garlic, Salt and Herbs

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This was VERY good.  I couldn't stop snacking on it even as I was cooking the other dishes for dinner.  In the end, I ate my share even before dinner was served...haiya. 
 


Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Cold Seaweed Pasta Salad






A couple of months ago, hubby had to do a lightning trip to Sabah, East Malaysia and came home bearing two huge packets of this...




Monday, 26 November 2012

Homemade breads and a Rosemary Potato Bread

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We are a family of bread lovers.  Our breakfast at home is almost always bread, with butter and jam or cooked sausages and ham.  Sometimes lunch is also made from bread - such as toastie melts and pizza on bread, both of which i make quite often as a quick and yummy lunch on-the-go.  



Friday, 23 November 2012

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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If you have been following my blog for a while, you would know that I am no baker.  I'm better at cooking dishes than baking cakes and pastries. 

They say baking is a science.  It works on precise measurements and temperature.  Tamper with it, and you will be courting disaster.



Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Strawberry Jam




Never in my whole life have i ever managed to get such cheap and fresh strawberries - so happy! Tesco had a (re)opening promotion for these Cameronian beauties - at RM1 per punnet...an absolute steal.

Perfect to make that strawberry jam I have been thinking about for quite a while.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Friday, 16 November 2012

Monday, 12 November 2012

Easy Western : Post #3 - Leek and Potato Soup

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I must be one of the last few people on this planet to discover leek.  The first time i used leek in my cooking was when i made Tonjiru, after having seen it on Sonia's blog.  After that episode, i told myself i must make a dish that has leek as the main star, so that i can fully appreciate its wonderful aroma and flavour. 

Food Review : Buffet Lunch @ Le Meridien, KL

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Yes, we went for another buffet again.  And yes, it was using our Starwood voucher again :P.  This time we decided to try Le Meridien's all day dining venue, Latest Recipe.







Thursday, 8 November 2012

Easy Western : Post #2 - Herb Crusted Fish Fillet with Tomato Salsa




Each time I watched a video of Gordon Ramsay cooking, it makes me want to rush out and buy all the ingredients and start cooking! LOL. Must be the fast paced shooting, the music and the way GR cooks.  Chop chop chop, sizzle sizzle sizzle, DONE.  He makes it look soooo simple.



Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Easy Western : Post #1 - Beef Stroganoff

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Hi folks, for the next few posts, I will be sharing some of my favourite, super easy Western recipes.  Some are tried and tested oldies that I have been cooking for years, whilst the others are some new recipes that I discovered of late.  I am sure you are familiar with some of them, and may have cooked them before.  Well, here's my version, and I hope you like them :)



Monday, 5 November 2012

Food Review : High Tea Buffet @ Sheraton Imperial, KL

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Hi folks, commencing this week I will be starting a new blog category called Food Reviews.  Since hubby and I love to try out new eating places, I thought it would be fun to share about our discoveries and swap feedback with all of you.  It's always good to know about more eating places yes? ;)



Friday, 2 November 2012

Bak Kut Teh




My family loves bak-kut-teh (especially my 5 year old son - sometimes I reckon he can have it three meals a day and still wants more!).  Bak Kut Teh is a herbal soupy stew that primarily uses various cuts of pork, boiled over hours to obtain that heady herbal flavours with melt-in-your mouth pork meat.