I love it when I get surprised by low carb hacks I discover by accident. This week I had lunch with kid#1 at Nanjing Impressions at Plaza Singapura. I felt like having some soup and as usual we scanned the menu for non-carby items. I discovered that they had a dish called heritage duck soup … More Low Carb Braised Duck Noodles
It’s a cool and rainy day in Singapore. We’re into Phase 2 of reopening, which means that restaurants and food courts are open, with dining in groups of 5 is allowed. Strangely enough however, we haven’t been out dining in this season. In fact, we were out mainly to exercise together as a family (and … More Low Carb Bak Chor Mee
So one of the things about this blog is that some people have been saying that the recipes are too complicated. Okay, the feedback was from some friends who are non-cooks. But still…the comments gave me pause. So I think today’s recipe will definitely be classified as drop dead easy. Truly I wasn’t really in … More Low Carb Beef Noodle
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The home is amass with wrapped presents and hampers. Hubs gets a lot of hampers from specialist doctors as a thank you for all the patients he has referred them in the past year. Certainly these hampers are much more appreciated than the moon cakes we also … More Low Carb Zoodle Soup
And it’s done. The big move is over! The 140 boxes were moved within 3 hours, the boxes unpacked within 48 hours, and every little bit and bob tucked away neatly. This was the craziest house move ever, with the decision made in a week or so and the move executed within 3 months of … More Instant Pot Chicken Zoodle Soup
I’m so glad the A levels are over! It’s been a long year for kid#1 and nail biting for me to see his vacillations through the year. Kid#1 is not a typical Singaporean kid. He doesn’t study at long stretches in seems to spend an inordinate amount of time dancing and watching videos when he … More Low Carb Breakfast Noodles
The things we do for noodles. There is something primal about the need for rice and noodles for an Asian and going low carb is probably unimaginable for many Chinese because of this. Hubs sees a lot of older diabetics in his clinic and they are usually appalled that he would suggest cutting back … More Zoodles for Noodles!
I have shared before that I am not terribly fond of Malay noodles like mee rebus and mee siam. However, I make an exception for dry mee siam, which I believe has Nonya or Peranakan roots. The Peranakans were Chinese immigrants who settled in the Malay archipelago in the 15th – 17th centuries, intermarrying with local Malays, … More Low Carb Dry “Mee Siam” Recipe