Couscous is one of the fastest dish to make for a quick weeknight meal. Apart from the standard vegetable salad, why not try adding dried fruits and nuts to the salad. In this recipe, I used dried apricots and walnut because I wanted to be a bit more experimental with the ingredients. ...

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 12:30am by The Wife
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This is inspired by the classic sweet cinnamon roll. Except its the savoury version with BACON. How can you resist these savoury mouth watering cheesy goodness? Need I say more? You’ve got to try this for yourself to know how good these taste. ...

Posted on Sep 16 2014 - 1:00am by The Wife
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Fudgy Mint Brownies. A colleague of mine it getting married in December and I am thinking of baking some stuff for her wedding. The theme is mint and gold. Hence mint brownies! Well I experimented with another brownie recipe last weekend (recipe will be coming up soon!) as well. But let post this pretty mint brownie recipe first. ...

Chelsea in New York was another place we visited whilst in New York. This area is known for its art scene. Of course we were not aware of it when we went there. We wanted to go there specifically for the high line, which is an old rail line converted into a public park, and the chelsea market. Food was naturally the main reason why we navigate through the complex subway to get to Chelsea. ...

Posted on Sep 13 2014 - 9:30pm by The Wife
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How to make affordable ingredients look fancy? Turn a zucchini into a holder (float!). I’ve always wanted to use zucchini as a container of some sort. Think fancy party with zucchini canapé. This is a really healthy and actually filling version. Looks fancy (at least I hope) and super filling. ...

Sorry for the lack of post the last couple of days! Just came back from the company trip and finally have some time to start working on the blog. This recipe is for all our vegetarian (and vegan) readers out there. It is almost vegan if you skip the cheese. Using firm tofu and eggplant (aubergine) only. ...

There are many one pot pasta out there that are real quick and easy to make. This however is the mother of all speedy pasta and you best part? It is still possible to get al dente pasta with this one pot pasta recipe. Well you only need TWO ingredients to make this AND its vegan too! ...

Long beans are back in season and this is another version of long beans with minced meat stir fry Singaporean style? I don’t really know how to categories this asian style beans but this is a pretty common dish I would have when I am back in a hawker centre in Singapore. Eaten together with white rice and some other side dishes. ...

Posted on Aug 30 2014 - 7:00pm by The Wife
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Home made monkey bread from scratch. It is easier than you think. All you need is a little patience and you will be reward with this stick and sweet pull apart bread. Have it fresh out of the oven (and pipping hot) with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and welcome autumn. ...

Chorizo time! We recently discovered soft chorizo in our local super market and got pretty excited. It is like discovering a new ice cream flavour for us. This is slightly inspired by a breakfast chorizo taco dish we had in the USA.  We actually had them for dinner so I guess you can have them for breakfast or dinner. ...

This is almost the last part of our road trip in the US. We spent about 3 full days in NYC. Its way too short for all the things you can do there. We could have been there for a week or more. Every borough is full of surprises. We only had time for Manhatten and Brooklyn. This post is of course of all the things we did in Brooklyn! Where to eat, where to shop and what to do! ...

I’ve been exploring using different grains to add to salads to make a turn fluffy leave salads to something more substantial, filling enough to have it as a main dish on its own. We used French green lentils – Puy lentils, which according to the package is good in salads as they remain firm after cooking. This is a real simple salad that requires almost no cooking at all but the flavours...