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Eggplant & Tofu Lasagna

Eggplant, brinjal or aubergine? Same family different names as well as being related to the tomato, chilli pepper and potato. I have been adding the eggplant in many recent dishes, mainly because my daughter has said that she eats eggplant!! This is my first foray into cooking a vegetarian lasagna using the eggplant sans beef. I do hope you will like it as much as … Continue reading Eggplant & Tofu Lasagna

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Dak Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Chicken)

This recipe had been sitting in my notebook since February, waiting patiently to be written out. So before I procrastinate any longer ………… While following this recipe, I noticed the similarities with the Chinese version of Sesame chicken or the Japanese Teriyaki sauce, which are used also for barbecues, coincidence or influence? If you are looking for a spicier version that is normally found in … Continue reading Dak Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Chicken)

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Hungarian Pinched Noodles (Csipetke)

Today, I decided to have a go at the Hungarian Goulash and as it reminds me very much of the Italian Minestrone and I had wanted to expand the list of soups that I’ve recently been making.  According to some websites, the traditional Goulash (guylas) did not include paprika, red peppers or potatoes. These ingredients were added as they became available.  Interestingly, one of the … Continue reading Hungarian Pinched Noodles (Csipetke)

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Shakshuka (African Poached Eggs)

Hailing from the Barbary Coast off Northwestern Africa, this dish of Tunisian? or Maghreb origins was first mentioned by my daughter when she made it for her brunch. Capsicums or bell peppers are not my cup of tea, only because of my body’s reactions to it. As much as I like eating it, it doesn’t agree with my innards and sometimes my hands get tingly … Continue reading Shakshuka (African Poached Eggs)

Beetroot Chocolate Drip Cake

A cake that I have been wanting to make for the longest time and finally had a chance or rather a reason to. My husband likes chocolate cake and I took this opportunity to make him a healthy less sugar version of Mary Berry’s beetroot chocolate cake, as well as the usual, shortcuts of not cooking the beetroot. Ganache was a dark 70% Lindt chocolate bar … Continue reading Beetroot Chocolate Drip Cake

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Jeyuk Bokkeum (BBQ Pork Belly)

Admission : I have been lazy. Now’s the time to put the recipes down before I forget them – again. Chinese New Year has been a real challenge this year with Covid-19 restrictions here in Singapore. You are only allowed 8 unique visitors to your home for the day, if you are doing your annual visitations you are allowed to visit only 2 homes. Recommendations: … Continue reading Jeyuk Bokkeum (BBQ Pork Belly)

Japanese Kare (Chicken Curry)

Hurry hurry come for Curry! used to be a annual fundraiser affair run by the Century House Montessori School in the British Virgin islands. Originally from India, this food, Curry, has travelled and loved in many countries, even adopted in some countries (Britain for example) as their comfort food. A mix of many spices, both healthy and heady and with differences in the use of … Continue reading Japanese Kare (Chicken Curry)