Tempeh

I have heard so much of this superfood, a health product.  Wikipedia has a very comprehensive description ……………. Tempeh is a traditional soy product originating from Indonesia. It is made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form.  Tempeh is the only major traditional soy food that did…

Chinese Radish Cake

I bought a huge radish (about 10-12 inches long and 3-4 inches thick) from Otara Market.  Used half of it the same night and made a Turnip cake. Daikon radish (or Chinese radish), botanically known as Brassicaceae raphanus sativus, is a white-fleshed tuber also known as Japanese horseradish or mooli.  The word ‘Daikon’ is Japanese…

Simple Brussels Sprouts Pie

I had some Brussels sprouts sitting in my vegetable crisper for four days.  Bought a packet and certainly didn’t want them to turn yellow so I created this recipe. If you are not a Brussels sprout fan, you can substitute this ingredient with broccoli or cauliflower.  It is an easy-peasy recipe that you can whip up and ready…

We found an Asian Ruby

Yes!  We found an Asian Ruby, a Vietnamese gem in Parnell. Located a few steps below the road level, this is a high-end Vietnamese Restaurant.  Nice, cosy and warm ambience and friendly service. I am not a big fan of Vietnamese food in general (not into their transparent spring rolls, noodles or soup) but love…

Best Vegetarian Laksa

My usual hangout when I crave for Vegetarian Laksa is to visit Fo Guang Shan Temple. I am not a Buddhist but I believe that anyone can enter the surrounds of this temple regardless of your faith.  The temple has a Tea House (Water Drop Vegetarian Cafe) where an array of healthy vegetarian food, coffee…

Jiggly Japanese Cheesecake

Jiggly like jelly Inviting and delicious Glorious and moist Goes well with a cup of tea Luscious and finger-licking good Yummilicious Japanese Cheesecake.   I am happy with my first attempt baking this cake from Michael Lim’s recipe. Japanese Cheese Cake / Basic Newly Improved Recipe 60 gr. Whole Milk / Full Milk 140 gr….

Lamb korma with lime marmalade

Time to detox. It’s the season for lime and lemons. A lemon a day keeps the fat away. Last week, I preserved some lime in Himalayan salt. Made some lime chutney but it turned out the slices were too big and tough so I poured the contents into a blended and recooked them into marmalade. …

Owls

Owls in the sky ……. Wherever we go, Let us breeze through Singing sweetly. That’s my retrospective of an all-time favourite. Birds and owls are all over the world. Owls here, owls there and owls everywhere.