• Cooking
  • Hainanese chicken pie

    Saw a post on Facebook of a video recipe for puff pastry chicken pie and it reminded me of Hainanese chicken pie, a dish unique to Penang. It’s a dish invented by Hainanese cooks for their British masters in colonial Malaysia. Most versions are in a brown sauce – a mixture of soya sauce and Worchestershire […]

  • Cooking
  • Shrimp Tacos

    I saw a recipe on Facebook, thought I saved it and couldn’t find it today! This recipe is based on a vague memory and my own improv. I assure you, it’s tacos plural. The filling mix weighs 1 kg! The photo only shows one taco because I already ate the imperfect first one. Ingredients: Tortillas […]

  • Cooking
  • Chunky cream of mushroom soup

    This is spectacular! Beats restaurants’ ones on taste. Sauté chopped mushrooms (two different varieties) with butter until browned. Add double cream and water and use an immersion blender to blend until chunky-smooth (imperfect cos I’m using an immersion blender – YMMV if using a stand blender). Personally, I prefer the chunky texture. Drizzle with truffle-infused […]