Lamb Rendang with Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice)

I decided to make lamb rendang today with only the ingredients that are currently in my pantry – so no fresh chilies, shallots, or galangal. Instead, I used dried chilies, yellow onion, and ginger. Thankfully, I had a couple stalks of lemongrass in my freezer. It turned out soooooooo good! I served it with nasi […]

Roasted Cauliflower

The easiest side dish ever for your everyday meal or special occasion! Delicious too! ❤️ 1 head cauliflower, cut into large chunks of florets* Olive oil Coarse salt and black pepper to taste *If rinsing cauliflower florets (which I do), dry with cloth or paper towel. If the florets are too wet, they would just […]

Corned Beef

Sometime this summer, I found the Hereford corned beef at Costco – best brand of corned beef I’ve ever tried! I purchased a few to keep for those days when I want a no-fuss meal – just stir-fry some veggies and serve them and the corned beef on the side with rice. It’s a childhood […]

Steak Dinner

Recently, I watched a video on famous steakhouses in New York City and I had a hankering for steak since then, lol. I’m sure I don’t make it as good as the professional chefs but our ribeye steaks along with potatoes pan-fried in beef fat and stir-fried green beans sure tasted delicious to us! Not […]

Chicken Egg Rolls

The deep-frying saga continues today, lol. Another thing I craved recently is fried spring rolls. I ended up making egg rolls instead since I didn’t feel like going to the Asian store to buy spring roll wraps. I have to say I am pretty impressed with the Nasoya egg roll wraps – everything you need […]

Tuna Salad

I actually put this together late last night before I went to bed, anticipating that we would want something easy-peasy for lunch today and I’m all out of leftovers, lol. Delicious! 2 (7 ounce) cans tuna (I use Chicken of the Sea Tuna Chunk Light) 3/4 cup mayo 2 tablespoons sweet relish 1 stalk celery, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stir-Fried Shrimp with Asparagus

This is a super quick and exceptionally easy dish to put together! Not only that, it tastes fantastic (that is if you like shrimp and asparagus). :) Enjoy! 2 tablespoons oil (I use vegetable oil or extra light olive oil) 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 pound shrimp (I use frozen tail-on shrimp, thawed) 1 […]