Friday, 14 December 2018

How I Freeze My Cake


I love freezing stuff. From curries to cookies to cakes. Not everything can be frozen of course but those that can, I will freeze. 

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Orange and Date Cake


The original recipe is called Orange Date Bread but I have decided to go with "cake" since I creamed the butter and sugar. When I baked it the first time, it turned out very dry.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

What's On Your Christmas Menu?


Christmas is coming in a couple of weeks. Everywhere at the shopping malls and eateries I see Christmas trees, big and small. But no, I have not been invited to any Christmas parties yet. Bah!

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

My Partner's Specialty : Chien Bak!


Oh yes, the man cooks. But not for me. Not yet anyway. Every once in a while, he will tell me about his chien bak. How good it is. A recipe he learnt from his late mum.

Monday, 10 December 2018

Best Banana Bread/Cake


According to Sally that is. I love bananas and I love banana cake/bread. I have tried many banana cake recipes like Sour Cream Banana CakeMarbled Banana Bundt Cake and another best in the form of My Best Banana Cake.

Friday, 7 December 2018

Kahuna Poke@Damansara Uptown


Guess what? I had another dream come true when I stumbled upon a newly opened poke bowl joint in Damansara Uptown. I already had lunch at my chap fan dream come true and was on my way back from sorting out some matters at Telekom when I spotted this.

Thursday, 6 December 2018

What I Had For Dinner Last Sunday


I have been eating too many carbs lately. Yes. I had a sudden obsession with rice and ever since I revived my love of baking, I have been eating cakes. Bah!

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Mini Blueberry Cheesecake in Tubs


I decided to have another go with cheesecake in containers so that I can eat some more I can come up with a recipe to share and for my future reference. 

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Jeruk Mangga Asam Boi Chili Garam


There is something that I am addicted to at the moment. It's mangoes marinated in asam boi (dried sour plums) and sprinkled with chili garam (chilies and salt). Here, let me show you what I am talking about.

Monday, 3 December 2018

Blueberry Orange Butter Cake


Whenever I see blueberries, whether they are on special offer or not, I would be tempted to buy. Most of the time these blueberries are not sweet. They are either sourish or bland.

Friday, 30 November 2018

The Good Guys


Every time I visit a law firm, I am confronted by this menu on the ground floor. Everything on the menu looked really good.

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread


This is my third zucchini bake this month. It wasn't planned and came about because I had excess grated zucchini. If I was going to bake another zucchini bread, it might as well be one with chocolate, right?

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

A New Makan Place


This restaurant, Restoran Yok Tho Hing@Damansara Uptown, is not exactly new. It has been around for ages, just that my partner and I have never dined there before.

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

The Best Zucchini Bread


I bought two zucchinis the other day to cook. Or was it to make zucchini kerabu? But I changed my mind and the zucchinis remained in my fridge, taking up precious space. 

Monday, 26 November 2018

Who Likes Sardines?


OK, confession time. When I was growing up, there was one thing that I disliked. It was canned sardines. Bleagh!! 

Friday, 23 November 2018

Teow Chew Lor


This is another post that happened last year. It was one of those food experiences that did not get me excited to immediately write a post.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Blueberry Orange Zucchini Bread


I don't know how long this baking streak is going to last. This blog came about when I started baking as a therapy for depression. I think I must be a very happy camper now and as such no longer need to bake hah..hah.... 

Your Cake So Dry One!


But for some strange reason, I liked it. A lot. This is actually an Orange Date Bread. One of those quick breads which is not actually bread but a cake that is made simply by mixing the wet and dry ingredients together, like making muffins.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Cheesecake in a Jar


This cheesecake in a jar business was a result of a case of itchy butt. Do you know the meaning of itchy butt? In my family, it means a situation where you have nothing better to do and you decide to do something tedious.

Monday, 19 November 2018

An Expensive Lunch


There was a time when I was crazy about steaks. I think it was my brother's influence. When he was obsessing about ramen, so was I. 

Friday, 16 November 2018

Simple Stir Fried Broccoli with Button Mushrooms


This is a vegetable stir fry that I used to prepare early in the morning to complement my proteins. Frying vegetables in the wee hours of morning is not an ideal situation, yes?

Thursday, 15 November 2018

A Meal in a Bowl


There is something so appealing about a bowl of food, don't you think? Or am I influenced by those meals served at swanky eateries that makes food served in a bowl so attractive.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Chiang Mai Avocados Anyone?


The other day at Jaya Grocer, I was looking for avocados. I love avocados! The Australian Haas avocados cost RM6.50 per fruit and once in a while I allow myself this indulgence. 

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Steak and Kale Salad


It was a public holiday a week ago and I was at home, free and easy. I had it all planned and I bought me a big bunch of kale. Yes. Kale. Again.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Friday, 9 November 2018

Taiwan Spicy Noodles


One afternoon, I was feeling hungry and made my way to A Foodies Nest@The Starling for an early dinner. I was wondering what to eat.

Thursday, 8 November 2018

The Lonely Kiosk : COOOK


As you may notice, I hang out a lot at The Starling. More specifically at A Foodie's Nest@The Starling. I love to eat, that's why. 

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Kale Salad


What? Kale salad again? I can't help it, it my favorite salad at the moment, my new love so to speak.

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Where is My Food?? Grrrr!!!


That was me two Fridays ago and my partner last Friday. We were at our my favorite dinner venue, Goodness Greens.

Monday, 5 November 2018

Mich'sology


There is a new cafe in the neighborhood and I don't know how to pronounce its name. MICH'SOLOGY. MICH-SO-LOGY or MISHO-LOGY?

Friday, 2 November 2018

Make Ahead Salad


That would be a Marinated Salad, a salad that you can make ahead of time and store in the fridge.

Thursday, 1 November 2018

LFC


There's KFC and there's LFC. That's Lim's Fried Chicken (LFC)@A Foodie's Nest Starling and I heard from my sister-in-law that the fried chicken is good. So I had to try it.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

I Love Sour Stuff : Jeruk Kedondong Asam Boi


One of my favorite snacks which I have not eaten in a long long time is pickled mangoes. Gosh, I love those! The best ones are made using a variety of mangoes which is know locally as "pauh".

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Sarawak's Best Beef Noodles. Really??


I was taking a walk one day when I spotted this restaurant which occupied what used to be Pizza Craft.

Monday, 29 October 2018

My Noodles Week


I have been eating a lot of carbs. Loads! It looks like my low carb diet has been derailed and I have been enjoying stuffing my face with noodles for lunch the whole week.

Friday, 26 October 2018

A Vietnamese Dinner Date


After my lei cha lunch and because I am the boss of me, I went to the movies. After all it was a Friday. Time to chill out people!

Thursday, 25 October 2018

An Unexpected Date At Boon's


A few Saturdays ago, after I dropped dad's stash of frozen porridge at my brother's house, I left with my partner with the intention of going home to clean my house. 

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

My New Favorite Vege


Every time I want to make a salad, I would usually buy the pre-washed lettuce/salad greens from the supermarket. After a while, those greens became sort of boring.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Battle of the Lei Cha


After having my first taste of Lei Cha at Judy's@A Foodie's Nest, I wanted to have it again. I was feeling guilty after having indulged in too much chee yok fun hee...hee...

Monday, 22 October 2018

Penne Goreng Pedas


I have lots of pasta in my pantry and I have been cooking them local style. They are quite versatile and as I understand it, the noodles used in Laksa Johor is spaghetti.

Friday, 19 October 2018

My Awesome Dhall Curry


Blowing my own trumpet again, eh? heh..heh....I finally cooked a nice dhall curry that I could share on this blog. In fact, this dhall curry was cooked half way the week before and completed last weekend. Why on earth did it take two days?

Thursday, 18 October 2018

When I Want To Eat Healthy


Ever since stepping foot into Goodness Greens Cafe@TTDI, I am sort of hooked. I like the idea of eating healthy food which actually taste really good.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Pumpkin Rice


I remember cooking this one pot savory rice way back in 2014 after I was discharged from the hospital. It's one of my favorite dishes as it is not only easy to cook but really so delicious it makes for a very satisfying meal.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

You Want Roast Chicken? Roast It Yourself


I am cutting back on carbs and that day, I did not prepare my lunch. Actually I did prepare four day's worth of lunch but it was so good that one evening I took one portion for dinner heh...heh....

Monday, 15 October 2018

Roasted Asparagus is Delicious


You know, I hardly have the chance to eat asparagus because it is so pricey. At the restaurant, forget it. At the supermarket, forget it. I can't even remember the last time I had asparagus. I know they are awesome stir fried with prawns or sambal belacan.

Friday, 12 October 2018

Rojak Cendol and More


For many Saturdays after dad was discharged from hospital, I have been having lunches with my parents and my brother at his house.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Egg Yolk Pie


Last month was mooncake season and every year my partner would take me to buy mooncakes. And every year I find choosing mooncakes as gifts to be a headachy affair.

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Soups Up!


Sometimes when I buy vegetables to cook a dish, I end up with leftovers. I had leeks leftover from my partner's food prep, sweet potatoes from cooking dad's porridge, potatoes from a yet-to-be-baked Shepard's pie (hah!), pumpkin from cooking pumpkin rice and kale/cauliflower/chickpeas from a recent salad.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

What We Eat on Sundays


For the past few weeks, my partner and I have been having our lunch (or rather, brunch) at Restoran 134@Taman Megah.

Monday, 8 October 2018

My Macam Macam Salad


It has been ages since I made myself a salad. I have been very naughty lately, eating out instead of prepping my own lunch. Tsk!
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