Pavlova with Kiwi and Passion Fruit

Pavlova

The very first time I had a piece of Pavlova was about 10 years ago when I lived in Singapore. It was the "love at first sight" experience. I would say "Delightful" was the exact word that I could describe when I had the first bite. Without knowing much of its history behind, I was quite confused where Pavlova was originated. I heard from both Australian and New Zealander. And I, soon, learned that you don't talk about the origination of Pavlova when the both nationalities present at the ...

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Orange French Toast

Orange French Toast

I am not a morning person to be honest. And the breakfast in my house has to be the simplest kind possible, otherwise it will be my family's DIY (do it yourself). However, on occasional weekends when I get 'the breakfast feel' floating throughout my body, I can cook some mean breakfast. And this Orange French Toast is one of my family favorites. ...

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Tofu and Egg Pudding

Tofu and Egg Pudding

연두부 달걀찜 [  yeondubu dalgyal jjim ] Haven't had enough tofu in your life? Here is another soft tofu recipe that you might like. I mixed with eggs and pour some chicken stock and turn them into savory custard-like pudding dish that you can serve warm. This Tofu and Egg Pudding is a protein packed winter comfort food, and the good news? You can make this in your microwave. ...

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Express Egg Rice, the 5 minute rice bowl

express egg rice

Life is quite hectic these days. Lots of kids school activities, meetings, kids sports games, many errands to run, church services, ...etc, you name it. Having a nice lunch for myself sounds like a luxury and I only had 10 minutes to spare for my lunch today before I had to head out. ...5 minutes to cook and 5 minutes to eat. If you find yourself in the same shoes like mine some days, try this super quick to prepare rice dish. ...

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Korean Potato Salad

Korean Potato Salad

Honestly.., there is nothing Korean about it in this Potato salad. Then why do I call it Korean? Well..., because I had this kind of potato salad only in Korean restaurants and I always loved it. Velvety smooth mashed potatoes with crunch vegetables and hint of sweetness coming from the honey and raisins, this Korean Potato Salad was just perfect to top on my toasts for a simple lunch. ...

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Yangzhou Style Fried Rice, and trip to Yangshuo

Man with Mao Suit

  "Oh my! Look what I got?" To my surprise, I found these gorgeous royal blue rice bowls hidden in a box that I abandoned in the storage. I totally forgot about these beautiful bowls for a few years. The memory started to flow and I remembered that I got them somewhere near Yangzhou Yangshuo, China. ...

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Steamed Egg Pudding, not much to say…

egg-pudding-FG

I am, for some reason, very tired today...  I guess I am not a young spring chicken anymore. So, I won't blah-blah much. Here is very simple side dish or main depends on the degree of your hungriness. It is super quick, easy to make egg dish. This is, perhaps, one of the softest and silkiest way of enjoying the eggs, but faaaaaaaar easier than French souffle. ***** All you need is; Two happy eggs, some wicked salted shrimps (or salt), egg's mommy stock, and a lonely skinny green ...

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