Category: Side Dish

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 […]

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 […]

Crunchy Garlic, Chiu Chow Chili Oil and Caramelized Onions

Part of my weekend cookery madness was to create condiments and toppings for my amplified instant ramen or plain rice or garnish for whatever dish, just to mix it up a bit. This time I […]

Spaghetti with Meatballs

If you like eating pasta and the ever popular spaghetti and meatballs, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t learn how to make it from scratch. Basic pasta dough ingredients include eggs, flour, oil and salt. […]


The mother-load of all veggie dishes with an assortment of meat, always a crowd favorite.

Bitter Gourd Two Ways

To make it less bitter, soak the vegetables in water and salt for 15-30 minutes then wash in cold water. The two ways of preparing this in our household is pickled with onion, tomatoes, and […]

Pad Thai

My mom said my brother makes the best Pad Thai but since I’m away from home, I have to make my own haha