Fish Varai

So recently I was invited with a bunch of friends for dinner with the sweetest lady (MIL of one of my friends). Auntie E was so excited to have us “girls” over (I guess to an 84 year old we can forever be girls!). She cooked up and absolute storm and we had a wonderful … More Fish Varai

Ayam Buah Keluak

One of the highlights of each Chinese New Year is going to Auntie I’s home. Her spread of Chinese and Peranakan dishes is legendary. And it’s not surprising that I remember her saying once that it took 3 weeks of preparation to get ready for Chinese New Year cooking. Ayam Buah Keluak is also one … More Ayam Buah Keluak

Low Carb Nasi Kuning

How many varieties of cauliflower rice are there? Truth is…the varieties are endless. Given that rice is the staple food of more than half the world, it’s no wonder that most people can’t imagine eating a meal without rice. In fact one of the biggest obstacles for newly diagnosed diabetics is getting used to cutting … More Low Carb Nasi Kuning

Low Carb Mee Bakso

It’s been the strangest of years. Notwithstanding the absence large parties, I realised that I have been equally busy cooking for small parties. The same effort is still needed for every festive meal. So after yesterday’s thanksgiving meal for the women’s ministry leaders I found myself teetering on the edge of exhaustion. So much for … More Low Carb Mee Bakso