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5-minute Pizza / Flatbread Dough

5-minutes is all it takes to make a versatile dough that can be used as a thin & crispy pizza base, flatbread to be stored away for a quick meal! Great as a flatbread or to serve with a dip. Ingredients: 1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder water (about 1/2 cup more or less) 1-2 tablespoon olive oil Method: … Continue reading 5-minute Pizza / Flatbread Dough

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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

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Mu dang-guen saengchae (Radish Carrot Salad)

Went Korean tonight with a Stir-fry Chicken & Jeyuk Bokkeum (BBQ Pork Belly) due to a shortage of time. Someone had a movie to watch and we would not have had time to bring out the tabletop BBQ and take our time. Was going to make  a quick pickle cucumber & carrot (Namasu) or Oi Muchim (Korean Cucumber Salad). Decided to go with Musaengchae to … Continue reading Mu dang-guen saengchae (Radish Carrot Salad)

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Eggplant Parmigiana

I am back with my second recipe using Eggplant/Brinjal/Aubergine a la Italiano. My next recipe also uses this vegetable, simply to use up whatever balance I have bought that did not get used in this current recipe. More work? but Oh! so delicious. I think of this dish as Baked Breaded Eggplant Casserole. Breading the eggplant is very similar to what you would do when … Continue reading Eggplant Parmigiana

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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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Paneer / Cottage Cheese

Another item ticked off in my mental To-Do check list! Just need to make note to I, myself & me to read the instructions properly.  The original Paneer recipe uses 1 US gallon or 3.78 litres of full cream (fresh!) milk whilst I used 1 litre of fresh full cream milk. When I think of the word fresh, it means fresh from origin and I don’t … Continue reading Paneer / Cottage Cheese

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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)