always start with a larger pot than what you think you need

Recent Posts

Eggplant Parmigiana

Easy to do, super yummy!

Oven Roasted Veggies

Another quick and easy veggie dish – oven roasted carrots, asparagus and garlic with honey Dijon balsamic vinaigrette.


Dinner tonight is steamed baby bokchoy with caramelized onions, pickled mushrooms and ajitsuke tamago, topped with chilli garlic sauce, chilli oil, chilli flakes and crunchy garlic

Stir fried Enoki with garlic, scallions and chilli black bean sauce

I used to be a vegetarian a few years back and I like cooking dishes with no meat or fake meat looking tofu haha if you’re gonna eat vegetables, you should have them in their […]

Smelts cooked Spanish sardines style

One of the easiest to cook on the instant pot – combine cleaned smelts, carrots, pickle, salt pepper, bay leaf, chili, olive oil then set on low pressure for 15 minutes. Now this can be […]

Sautéed Beef and Spinach with Sambal Oelek

I was thinking of what to do with my lonely spinach bunch sitting in the veggie tray. I didn’t want it to spoil and be wasted so I ended up upcycling my leftover stir fry […]

XOXO Sauce

Just in time for Lunar New Year, I embarked on a daunting task – making the xo sauce. I think half the battle is won when you finally get a hold of the main ingredients: […]

King Oyster Mushroom with Asparagus and Mashed Potato

I saw some king oyster mushrooms on sale last weekend so I decided to get a few since I don’t remember ever cooking with this ingredient before. I prepared it steak style – on a […]

Amplified Instant Ramen

Ever had one of those days when you just want to succumb into a bowl of instant noodles? My amplified instant ramen is not really that instant haha only the noodles is ready made, especially […]

Roast Butterflied Chicken

“Butterfly-ing” a chicken is easy. Get yourself a good pair of sears, cut from back of the neck to the tail to remove the backbone, season, butterfly it, and roast. Don’t waste your drippings and […]