Brown Rice Bowl with Teriyaki Ocean Trout and Asazuke (Japanese Pickle)

I never used to be that into rice. We’d have it occasionally if the main part of the meal called for it, but I’d rarely base a meal around it. Singapore definitely changed that, now rice is just as comforting and delicious to me as a bowl of pasta is
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Easy Chicken Rice at Home

This time, exactly one year ago, Key and I arrived wide-eyed and pretty nervously at Changi Airport. We have lived in Singapore for one year today! I’m calling it our Singaversary :) What better way to celebrate, than to share with you, my chea
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Cooking From My Cook Books – George Calombaris’ Middle Eastern Rice with Nuts

This week in my cooking from my cook books series, I will be making Middle Eastern rice from George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan’s cook book called Your Place or Mine? I’m pretty sure this cook book came out just after the initial success of the first
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Cooking From My Cook Books – AWW Pressure Cooker Risotto

This week I am cooking a pressure cooker risotto from the Australian Women’s Weekly Pressure Cooker cook book. This is one of the last cook books that I bought before we left Australia. We had only recently bought our pressure cooker and I wanted to
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Nasi Goreng

About twice a week I get that dreaded ‘I don’t feel like cooking dinner’ feeling. When I was working full time, this seemed to me like a fairly reasonable feeling and was probably based on tiredness from the day as well as a touch of laziness. If I g
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Tex Mex Rice Bowl

This tex mex rice bowl is comfort food for me. It’s got all my favourite bits from a burrito and the spicy minced beef sitting on the rice, reminds me of a dish that mum used to make for my brother, sister and I when we were kids. So I know this seem
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Sticky Peppercorn Pork Belly with Bashed Cucumbers and Coconut Rice

This peppercorn pork belly dish is inspired by a recipe that I made from the AWW Pressure Cooker cook book. The picture in the cook book has this amazing thick, caramelised sugar sauce on it, but I have no idea how you’d get that consistency when usi
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Zucchini Stuffed with Spiced Lamb

This is a great dish for using up small amounts of leftover rice. We don’t eat a lot of rice, but when I do cook some, I always make a bit extra and use it to make either Nasi Goreng or these stuffed zucchinis. These are so good that sometimes I don’
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