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Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallop Risotto With Truffle Oil

Beautifully pan seared exterior gave way to tender moist flesh that remained succulent inside. The decadent plumpy Hokkaido Scallops were further enhanced by the scented truffle oil that’s out of this world. Accented by Parmesan Cheese, the Japanese rice was rich in flavour with bites from the shitake mushrooms and asparagus.

Rilakkuma Inari Age Potluck Bento Fun Party Food

Are you also a fan of Rilakkuma (リラックマ), the cute Japanese teddy bear? Party food need not be boring, it’s not just kids that will appreciate fun food. You too, can create appetizing and colourful food that will entice your guests. Get the Recipe: Rilakkuma Inari Age Potluck Bento Fun Party Food

Valentine’s Day Potted Plant Ice-Cream Desserts

[editor note- Yeah, we’re late to publishing this for V-day, but it’s good any time!] Valentine’s Day is near. Say it with flowers, or how about making these fuss-free desserts to tease your the other half? Check out how easy it is to make these party treats in just 3 steps! Get the Recipe: Valentine’s […]

Mahjong Agar Agar Cake For Potluck Party, Anyone Game?

You get three flavours for my birthday cake – Pandan Coconut for the mahjong tiles, Mango Pudding for the birthday greetings, and Chendol for the mahjong table! Shall we start our mahjong session now, kakis?? Get the Recipe: Mahjong Agar Agar Cake For Potluck Party, Anyone Game?

Healthy Pan-seared Salmon Salad with Himalayan Crystal Salt

I paired my salmon fillets with some fresh garden greens, cherry tomatoes, sunflower seeds, and French mustard, then drizzled a mix of lemon zest dressing with mint leaves. Don’t you just love the colours of this Healthy Pan-seared Salmon Salad with Himalayan Crystal Salt? Get the Recipe: Healthy Pan-seared Salmon Salad with Himalayan Crystal Salt

Singapore Dry Laksa Noodles, A Great Party Treat!

If you’ve non-Asian friends coming over for a meal, it’s perfect for entertaining them with these yummy Asian tasting portions, giving them a taste of Singapore cuisine. Don’t you think it is aesthetically pleasing to the eyes as well? Get the Recipe: Singapore Dry Laksa Noodles, A Great Party Treat!

Nustevia cocoa syrup almond jelly recipe + giveaway!

Almond Jelly is an extremely popular dessert that can be often found in Chinese restaurants. You’ve probably eaten Almond Jelly with Longan, but how would you like to have a chocolaty version, richly enhanced by NuStevia Cocoa Syrup ? Get the Recipe: Nustevia cocoa syrup almond jelly recipe + giveaway!

Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

This Mother’s Day, say it with Black Gold! Many Asian old folks do not have sweet tooth and aren’t really into cakes. So why not make her a savoury tart instead, filled with Caviar? Get the Recipe: Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin

Macaroni Gratin is one of the tastiest pastas and it’s relatively easy to cook too! These days, I like to cook them in tin foils where I can simply dump them after eating. No more tiresome washing! Get the Recipe: Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin

Traditional Barley with Ginkgo Nuts Desserts

Barley has a long history in healing, and in the Traditional Chinese Medicine, Barley is considered to have cooling properties. If your kids do not like traditional Chinese desserts, serve your Barley chilled in cute #hellokitty bowls like these to tempt them. Get the Recipe: Traditional Barley with Ginkgo Nuts Desserts

Lovely Scented Mango Pudding with Dried Lavender Flowers

Mango Pudding is a very popular dessert, and you can find this pudding in almost every Chinese restaurant here in Singapore. But have you tried it with #lavender? Get the Recipe: Lovely Scented Mango Pudding with Dried Lavender Flowers

Christmas Coffee Jelly in Bailey’s Irish Cream

Party this holiday with these Christmas Coffee Jelly Desserts in Bailey’s Irish Cream served in Bodum Pavina glasses will certainly set you in for the festive mood! Get the Recipe: Christmas Coffee Jelly in Bailey’s Irish Cream

Yuan Yang Crispy & Crunchy Hong Kong Kailan

It’s Twin Kailan Attack!! Yap, you’ll get nice & thick crunchy Kailan stems, & crispy Kailan leaves deep-fried to perfection in this Yuan Yang Crispy & Crunchy Hong Kong Kailan. Get the Recipe: Yuan Yang Crispy & Crunchy Hong Kong Kailan

Make Your Own Tasty Nando’s Peri-Peri Garlic Baked Wings!

It’s Sourish, it’s Spicy, it’s Finger-licking Good!!! These peri-peri sauces are enough to bring gusto to a drab dish, fire to a boring meal & passions into thousands of kitchen in the world! Get the Recipe: Make Your Own Tasty Nando’s Peri-Peri Garlic Baked Wings!

Braised Pork Bellies With Abalone In Claypot

The sweet & savoury flavours from the mouth-watering pork bellies & the mollusc, rounded out by gentle heat from chilli padi were a knock-out! It was a match made in heaven, ten abalones are definitely not enough! Get the Recipe: Braised Pork Bellies With Abalone In Claypot

Osmanthus Jelly With Wolfberries

The combination of the two wonder herbs makes this Osmanthus Jelly With Wolfberries (甜甜蜜蜜桂花糕) a delightful dessert, ending my dinner on a sweet note. Ingredients: 1 pkt of Konyaku jelly powder 600ml Water 1 tsp Dried Osmanthus 1 tsp Wolfberries Instructions: Soak Wolfberries till soft. Drain & set aside. Heat water & mix #Konyaku according […]

Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums

Enjoy this tender & flavourful Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums, that’s so rich in vitamins! Don’t you think these oranges did a wonderful job to my plating? Get the Recipe: Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums

Enticing Baked Cheesy Jumbo River Prawns

I was thrilled to receive these monster delicacies, with sizes as big as my dinner plate! These came just in time for Valentine’s Day, which I’d prepared these succulent & delish Baked Cheesy Jumbo River Prawns, simply pairing them with some gourmet Walnut Cheese & Mango! Get the Recipe: Enticing Baked Cheesy Jumbo River Prawns

Chinese New Year Inari Age Laughing Prawns Salad

Why the name “Laughing Prawns”? In Cantonese, the word for prawn is Ha (虾); or in Mandarin, it sounds like 哈, which means laughter. So let’s all go “Hahaha!” with this refreshing sweet & sour appetizer! Ingredients: 12 medium Prawns 2 Hard-boiled Eggs 1 Green Apple ½ Mango (not too ripe so it’s sourish) 1 […]

Chinese New Year Fortune Fish with Bak Kwa

Why not cook this flavourful Fortune Fish with Bak Kwa this CNY, with taste oozing from the sweetness of the Bak Kwa & the fragrance of Flower Mushrooms? Get the Recipe: Chinese New Year Fortune Fish with Bak Kwa

Baked Hotate Mentaiyaki

Mentaiko or ‘spicy cod roe’, is marinated roe of Pollock & it’s a common ingredient in Japanese cuisine. The cod roe works wonders to sharpen every distinguished flavour in an appetizer. Get the Recipe: Baked Hotate Mentaiyaki

Christmas Matcha Granita With NuStevia Chocolate Toppings

Granita is a semi-frozen dessert & Matcha has amazing health properties. This X’mas, I’ve prepared for you a Matcha Granita Recipe, topped with the delicious Pure Liquid Chocolate NuStevia! Get the Recipe: Christmas Matcha Granita With NuStevia Chocolate Toppings