It’s been a hectic weekend and I won’t mind if I don’t see another pie or tart for a while. It was the charity food fundraiser at work today and we sold 97 tarts and pies and only 5 Shepherd’s Pies were left unsold (which would make a nice dinner for the family tonight). … More Low Carb Smoked Salmon and Dill Tart
What have I got myself into…it’s the busiest time of the year for me both work wise as well as socially and I have no idea why I agreed to make food to sell at my workplace fundraiser. It just occurred to me that I still hadn’t test-run all my recipes and my week … More Bacon, Onion and Gruyere Cheese Tart
We brought a new pet into the house. Recently kid#2 and I went to Gardens By The Bay and after the walkabout, we could not resist going into the Gardens Shop. I absolutely adore plants and I’ve always dreamed of a herbarium on my balcony. The problem is that I was born with purple and … More Seafood salad
I don’t miss doing night calls. At this point of my life, working through the night would probably kill me. But night calls are part and parcel of a doctor’s life and they were probably what trained many of us in clinical judgment and decision-making as we had no choice but to make and stand … More Low Carb Chicken and Preserved Egg Congee
Kid #2 is a purist. She is completely unadventurous when it comes to food and it is a nightmare trying to get her to eat any greens besides broccoli, or anything with a smidgen of spice in it. But I have a stealth strategy that is to introduce tiny bits of spice or herbs … More Garlic Cauliflower Fried “Rice”
Last week one of my old secondary school teachers turned up at my clinic door. Mrs P was an unforgettable influence in my secondary school years. She taught us English and Literature and was probably one of the reasons why I loved these subjects in school. But she was also a no-nonsense, iron-handed discipline mistress … More Low Carb Salted Egg Yolk Chicken
So for some truly random reason and using time I can ill afford to waste, I decided to sign up for Blogging 101…several months after I had started blogging. Somewhat like fishing out the car manual after having started up the car and driven it down the driveway onto the main street. So assignment #1 … More Why do I write…about spinach?