Category : Seafood

11 posts

Without doubt, Indian dishes possess the most complex flavor as they use a plethora of spices. To my knowledge, they have 10 essential spices in their cooking: cumin (earthy and slightly bitter), coriander (nutty and fruity – it’s the key element for Masala), mustard seeds (peppery), ginger (peppery), garam masala (a blend of spices which …
Planning weekly meals has been a part of my chores since my helper Juvy went back to Philippines in 2013. I plan our weekly meals for 3 main reasons: (1) to learn new dishes, (2) avoid food wastage, and (3) maintain food budget. It was a challenge at first but later on, I managed to …
I still remember the first time I visited Tekka Market in Singapore. The market was busy, messy, smelly and the floors were wet… Still, I loved to keep on coming back to this market every time I needed lots of fresh ingredients. While in the train, in the bus, and washing everything I that had …
I had a resolution about three years ago to plan weekly meals so they’d be within our budget. I’ve faithfully followed this practice ever since. Before that, we had a $50 per day budget (that excluded our lunch) but because of improper planning, we sometimes overspent. Before we moved to New Zealand and before Alvin accepted his job offer, we researched about Wellington’s …
It’s been a while since I actively posted recipes. I (the whole family) have been very busy for almost the whole of 2017.  I thought I could have a baby late last year but a few days after getting the wonderful news, it was taken away from me. To divert myself from slight depression, I/we …
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