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 […]


Congee (rice porridge) is warming on a cold day or when you’re sick. It cooks in just 10-15 minutes. I came across this tip to speed up cooking: freeze the rice so that they disintegrate more easily when they become brittle after freezing. Pop them into a rice cooker with plenty of water (topping up the water if […]