Fried Radish Cake and Porridge

I had fried radish cake (made this a while back and froze it and promptly forgot I have it until a couple of days ago, lol) and simple porridge with stir-fried green beans and roasted peanuts for breakfast. Comfort food indeed! ❤️ Radish cake recipe is from MyKitchen101en.com. Porridge is simply made from rice (I […]

Shrimp and Avocado Sushi Bowls

We enjoyed homemade shrimp and avocado sushi bowls this evening – all the deliciousness without the hassle of making actual sushi rolls. 😁 Make the rice: 2 cups short-grain rice (I use Kokuho Rose Rice) 2 cups water 1/2 cup sushi vinegar (I use Nishiki Sushi Vinegar) Rinse rice with water until water runs almost […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Despite it being such a hot day, I had a hankering for chicken pot pie (with a cheesy crust by the way) this evening, lol. Again, I decided to bake the pot pies on the grill….. no way was I going to turn on the oven inside the house. We sweated while we ate, hahaha […]

Macaroni Salad and Fried Chicken

I am so in the mood for warmer weather, not that I ever need an excuse to eat fried chicken. 😉 Dig in! Recipe for the macaroni salad can be found in the Macaroni Salad and Grilled Soy Sauce Pork post while the extremely simple fried chicken marinade is listed below: Approximately 2 pounds chicken […]

Cajun Spiced Salmon with Green Beans and Rice Pilaf

Lunch was simple and delicious today! Here’s our short-cut, lazy method that yields moist and tender salmon: Preheat oven to 375°F. Place frozen salmon fillets (do not have to thaw) in a sheet pan lined with aluminum foil. Coat with a couple tablespoons oil and season with Cajun (or Creole) seasoning. Even if oven has […]

Easy Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry

Some days, it is soooooooo hard to figure out what to have for dinner – I generally prefer to eat home-cooked food but after a full day at work, I am not too keen in spending a lot of time in the kitchen. Thankfully, tonight I am craving a dish that reminds me of home […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

It has been a while again and since the last time I checked in, I’ve completed my internship, graduated, and am officially a full-time librarian! :) Life has been insane, of course, with hardly any free time to do much of anything else other than tackling the usual life responsibilities but nevertheless, we are thankful […]

Anchovy Fried Rice

I can’t believe I did not have this recipe on my blog prior to today. It is absolutely one of my faves! Yum! To prep the anchovies: 1/2 vegetable oil 1 (3.5-oz) package salted anchovies, rinsed once or twice Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add anchovies and fry until […]

Simple Stir-Fried Noodles (Kway Teow)

How I miss the days when I can just walk to a nearby coffee shop and order a plate (or two) of noodles. Now, I have to exert some effort to satisfy a craving, lol. While this is not hawker stall quality, it is still good enough to appease. Enjoy! 1 pound dried flat rice […]

Favorite Fried Chicken

Why do I love fried chicken so much??? Here’s a simple, favorite recipe…..so delicious! ❤️ 1 cup light soy sauce 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons white pepper 4-1/2 pounds chicken wings Vegetable or peanut oil for frying Rice flour Combine soy sauce, sugar, pepper, and wings in a large bowl or Ziploc bag. Set aside […]