chicken and peach pockets

Healthy Chicken Pockets

I saw this healthy chicken pockets recipe in JurongHealth magazine. Clipped and stashed! 

Kaya bread pudding recipe

Bread Pudding Recipe with Kaya

A bread pudding recipe featuring a local spread called kaya. Kaya is Singapore’s answer to jam. It is a bread spread made up of coconut milk, egg and sugar. It is the first time I see it used in a bread pudding. So the recipe…

Bacon wrapped enoki mushrooms

Bacon Wrap Enoki Mushrooms

These bacon wrap enoki mushrooms have only 2 ingredients – bacon and enoki mushrooms. I made these bacon wrap enoki mushrooms twice for family gatherings. It is an easy finger food recipe. I pan-grilled them the first time but popped them into a pre-heated oven…

Honey mustard salad dressing recipe stashed!

Honey mustard salad dressing recipe stashed! At Subway sandwich, I used to only ask for honey mustard salad dressing on my sandwich. Of course I did venture into other dressings eventually but the sweet and slightly spicy pungent mixture has never lost its charm. Try…

German pancake recipe stashed!

German pancake recipe stashed! This pancake is baked in the oven. It should puff up high in the oven before it settles down when taken out of the oven. This is normal. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1/3 cup whole milk 1/3 cup heavy cream 2…

Apple pancake recipe stashed!

Apple pancake recipe stashed! This pancake is cooked in the oven so that the pan or skillet used must be oven-safe. Ingredients 2 medium Granny Smith apples 3 tablespoon butter 3 eggs 1/3 cup whole milk 1/3 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoon sugar 3 tablespoon…

Minestrone soup recipe stashed!

Minestrone soup recipe stashed! This is a classic Italian soup recipe with fresh vegetables, beans and pasta. If you use vegetarian stock, it makes a pure vegetarian soup. Ingredients 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup of finely chopped white onion 1/2 cup chopped zucchini 1/2…

Fried carrot cake recipe stashed!

Fried carrot cake is not made with carrots. It is made with daikon radish. I have no idea why this dish is called fried carrot cake. I didn’t even know that there was something wrong with the name until I encounter the English carrot cake….

Asparagus salad recipe stashed!

This asparagus salad recipe stashed has Japanese influence. It makes a nice refreshing starter or appetizer. Ingredients 1 bundle of asparagus 1/2 tomato 1/2 green bell pepper 1/4 onion 2 teaspoons chopped parsley Salt and pepper 3-4 tablespoons oil and vinegar dressing to taste Wash…

Oil and vinegar dressing recipe stashed!

Oil and vinegar dressing recipe stashed. Ingredients 1/4 cup of rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt A little pepper 3/4 cup grapeseed oil If you do not have grapeseed oil, you can use a substitute salad oil. You can use olive oil if you want…

Tartar sauce recipe stashed!

Tartar sauce recipe stashed! Fry up your own seafood platter and the tartar sauce to go with it. The tartar sauce is not that hard…really. Ingredients 1/4 onion 1 dill pickle mix 1 hard boiled egg 1 teaspoon minced parsley 3/4 cup homemade mayonnaise Directions…

Homemade mayonnaise recipe stashed!

Homemade mayonnaise recipe stashed! Mayonnaise is a base for many other creamy dressings. So knowing how to make mayonnaise from scratch is a very useful skill to have with you. You won’t believe how common the ingredients are. I’m sure you have all of them…

Thousand island dressing recipe stashed!

Thousand island dressing recipe stashed. Do you like thousand island dressing? Try making your own, it is easier than you think and it tastes much better than the store-bought versions. More importantly, it won’t have all sorts of chemical substances whose names you can’t even…

Bok choy recipe with shiitake mushrooms

Bok choy recipe with shiitake mushrooms stashed! This is a simple shiitake mushrooms and bok choy stir-fry but it is ultra yummy. Replace the chicken stock with vegetable stock to change this into a vegetarian stir-fry. Bok choy is a very easy-to-eat green leafy vegetable….

Fried cabbage recipe with green cabbage and garlic

Fried cabbage recipe stashed! Round or green cabbage has been made famous by the 7-day weight loss cabbage soup. But do you know that it can also prevent liver cancer? It improves the lining of the small intestines and helps clear toxins in the digestive…

Fried okra recipe

Fried okra recipe stashed! Okra is also known as lady’s fingers in my part of the world. It isn’t everyone’s favourite vegetable because of its mucous texture. However, it is also this mucous substance that makes it a good dietary remedy for people with gastric…

Kang Kong Recipes

Kang kong recipes stashed! Water spinach has many names but is most commonly called Kang Kong. It is a ubiquitous vegetable in Southeast Asia. It grows easily and quickly and is packed with important vitamins and minerals which is why it is such an important…

Bitter gourd recipe

Bitter gourd recipe with salted egg yolk stashed! Ingredients 300g bitter gourd 2 salted egg yolks 1 tbsp butter Seasonings 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar Steam the salted egg yolk until it is cooked Remove the egg white and crush the egg yolks into…

Bitter melon recipe

Bitter melon recipe in XO sauce stashed! Parboiling the bitter melon in oil helps to remove the bitterness. Ingredients 200g bitter melon 2 tbsp XO sauce Cooking oil Seasonings 1 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp sugar Cut the melon in half and remove the…

Chinese broccoli recipes

Chinese broccoli recipes stashed! Chinese broccoli is more commonly known as gailan (芥兰). Unlike most green leafy vegetables, the stems are nicer than the leaves. They are typically stir-fried with fresh seafood or pork or beef and served with rice. Ingredients 200g chinese broccoli 150g…

Napa Cabbage Recipe

Napa cabbage recipe stashed! Ingredients 300g napa cabbage leaves 60g dried anchovies 1 tsp chopped garlic 2 tbsp cornstarch solution Cooking oil Seasonings 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 sesame seed oil Wash and cut the cabbage leaves…