Lemongrass Fried Chicken

I can’t see how anyone can resist crunchy, crispy, juicy fried chicken for I simply cannot although it is normally very unhealthy. I eat a fair bit of junk (please don’t judge me), but as a consolation, I try to make them as healthy as possible. To reduce the sin level with fried chicken, I … Continue reading

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Almond Crusted Chicken Aglio Olio with Mandarin Watercress Salad

Although I try to cook everyday, Sundays are the days to tackle those mercilessly difficult recipes. Like every other Sunday, I had big plans for today, which includes an oven roasted duck ballotine and a quiche, but as you can see, it wasn’t realised. Why? I woke up at 5pm thanks to overindulgence in Julia … Continue reading

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Scallion and Sesame Chicken Crackers

Everyone knows to make yummy chicken soup from a leftover roast, but what would you do with leftover chicken soup? I say nothing goes to waste and turn it into crackers! They’re easy to make, tasty and very versatile to serve. These little munchies taste just like the store bought kind, without the extra chemicals … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Chicken with Beans and Spud

The French culinary technique sous vide or vacuum cooking seems almost unattainable in the home kitchen (and they’d like you to think that so you’ll keep going back to the restaurant) but is really as easy as roasting chicken if you have a slow cooker. I originally intended to do a duck dish but I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Screw Pine Dinner Infusions

Today’s dinner menu theme is infusion. Part of the fun and pleasure in cooking is to experiment moving flavours from one ingredient to another.I used pandanus (screw pine), coconut milk and bacon as my key infusions. The entire meal took 2 hours to prepare and here’s the instructions: Pandan Wrapped Chicken 4 whole boneless chicken … Continue reading

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Herbal Chicken & Prawn Soup

Nothing better than a nice bowl of herbal soup when feeling under the weather. My earliest foray into herbal medicine was probably learning the ingredients used to make soup. There’s always a soup for any ailment for a Cantonese and I am happy to keep this tradition alive in the kitchen. Today’s concoction is uplifting, … Continue reading

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