Category : Sidedish

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_DSC7597 Bacon-Wrapped Pork Fillet
Busy as a beaver Saturdays!  On Saturdays, Albert attends his French lesson at the Agape Language Centre  but fortunately for us, we don’t have to accompany him to school. Starting late last year when he was still in Primary 3, he commuted to Agape by himself. But that didn’t mean that Alvin and I have …
_DSC7107 Green Beans with Garlic and Lemon
After our recent trip and my parents’ visits here in Singapore, I gained 1.5 kg. So Alvin and I resolved to start watching our carb intake again. But so as not to deprive ourselves from the good stuff, we’ll have “cheat day” once in a while. On those days, we’ll close one eye on our …
_DSC5175  pickled cucumber, carrot, pineapple and bitter gourd
When I was young, I extremely disliked ampalaya (bitter gourd) because of its bitterness. My mother regularly cooked pinakbet (a Filipino recipe) and I always had to remove the ampalaya bits from my plate. My dislike for this vegetable remained for a long time. Then in one of my college days, I got very weak …
_DSC4643 broccoli Pizza Frittata
Two weeks ago, I received a message from a friend: “Hi! How are you? Are you OK?  What’s up? I haven’t seen you posting in your blog.” I responded “Hahaha! I’m okay. I just started work and still adjusting to my schedule. Thanks for your concern!” “Glad to know you’re okay. I can’t wait to …
_DSC4283 Hasselback Potatoes
I discovered Hasselback Potatoes, a beautiful potato dish, by accident. Last year while I was organizing our photo albums, I spotted this extraordinary dish from one of Alvin’s photos during his conference trip to Stockholm in 2002. Soon after I was done with my task, I searched about hasselback potatoes over the Internet, curious to …
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