Creamy Chicken and Pumpkin Pasta

Last week I was struck down with gastro, aka a food lovers nightmare. I won’t go into details but I couldn’t look at, or smell, let alone eat much food for a few days there. Needless to say, I am a bit behind on the blog now, luckily I still have som
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Singapore Life #33 – Holiday at Home

After Christmas was done and dusted, we still had almost 2 weeks to holiday at home. We spent New years eve with our friends that we always celebrate with. There was a spit roast, as is our tradition, but I am only slightly embarrassed to admit that
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Almond Pesto Pasta

Today is Remembrance Day (aka Armistice Day) and the 95th anniversary of the armistice, which ended World War One. It’s easy to get caught up in life, so for me, today is an important reminder to acknowledge and to remember not only the fallen, but t
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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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Pork and Fennel Pasta

I have made this pork and fennel pasta for years. I think I may have first gotten the idea of squeezing out the sausage mince from the sausage casings from one of the many cooking magazines that I read. Mum makes something similar so I must have made
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One Pan Pasta for One

In Singapore, a lot of local restaurants and bars advertise ‘1 for 1 drinks’ during happy hour. One for one drinks is the local (slightly lost-in-translation) version of what Aussies would call 2 for 1 drinks. In Singapore, ‘1 for 1 drinks’ doesn’t m
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Big Batch Bolognese

I’ve mentioned before that the first thing I ever learnt to make was spaghetti Bolognese. It was a simple and quickly cooked meal and I’ve continued to make versions of it over the years. Until now though, I’ve never made a more aut
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