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Tahini

Gourmet food or dressing? Used in Mediterranean, North African and Middle Eastern cuisines. Made from a small ancient grain, the sesame seed packs a fair amount of minerals that are important to the human body. Tahini can be used as a spread on it’s own or as a dressing. It is also an ingredient used in the making of hummus. I have added sugar and … Continue reading Tahini

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Lentil & Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Having a family member going through chemotherapy has lead me down this trip of researching foods and fruits based on whatever mineral or vitamin that she is found to be lacking. Boosts in food rather than falling back on supplements are always healthier.  The last few recipes had been to find simple combinations that could help boost her potassium and magnesium counts in preparation for … Continue reading Lentil & Roasted Red Pepper Soup

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Masoor Dal /Indian Red Lentils

Masoor Dal or split  Red Lentils is a popular Indian dish. Healthy and hearty, cooked the right way with the right ingredients. A good source of fibre or protein substitute. I have been incorporating the addition of lentils (namely the red lentils) in stews or cottage pies as an additional source of fibre as well as reducing the amount of red meat consumed. Not every … Continue reading Masoor Dal /Indian Red Lentils

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Chicken Pasta Stir-fry

Another great way to use up any leftover chicken from a roast dinner! Something easy something light and quick to cook for 2 persons or more. It all depends on what you have on hand, in the fridge or what you feel like adding either for a colourful dish or some healthy additions. Choices are really up to you. Most of the ingredients I have … Continue reading Chicken Pasta Stir-fry

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Ginger Flower & Orange Pork Stir-fry

A marriage of the  Ginger Orange Pork or Chicken Stirfry and the Ginger Pork recipes.  Always on the lookout for a new variation of an old dish. Why? I do get tired of cooking and eating the same dish over and over again and as such, I like to experiment and try a different style of cooking or choice of condiments to see it they work. … Continue reading Ginger Flower & Orange Pork Stir-fry

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Pork Florentine en Croute

This dish started off as almost daily headache of 1) protein option and 2) how to cook it. Pork was the chosen protein and it really came down to what choice cuts were available. Fillet or tenderloin would have in normal days would have been sliced & stir fried into Ginger Pork or paired with spinach into Pork Roulade . The word ‘en croute’ crept … Continue reading Pork Florentine en Croute

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Spiced Pulled Pork

I don’t know about you but it seems that I am always wondering what to do with leftovers and how to turn them into something different and appealing. Waste not what you can recycle. Food recycling has become a trend in my home. What do you do with leftover Schweinshaxe (Roasted Pork Knuckle) ?Sandwich? Wrap? With Pasta? Pizza topping? Casserole? I have decided that we will … Continue reading Spiced Pulled Pork

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Kung Pao Apple Chicken

Have you had those nights or rather days where you don’t have a clue of what to cook? I have had so many especially during the Covid restrictions or Heightened Alert as it is known in Singapore. Lunch and dinner depends very much on what is available in the fridge or the supermarkets. Gets tricky when you stock up on ingredients at a less crowded … Continue reading Kung Pao Apple Chicken