Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Bowl)

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Oyakodon is a Japanese rice bowl dish where chicken meat and eggs are cooked in a sauce mixture consisting of soy sauce, sake, mirin, sugar and stock (dashi). Oyako means “parent and child”, referring to the use of both chicken and eggs in this dish. Oyakodon is a simple but comforting dish which I used to have quite often at Coronation … Read more

Spicy Handmade Noodles (Biang Biang Noodles)

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Recently chanced upon an instagram post of Xi’an-style spicy handmade noodles (Biang Biang noodles) and I was salivating. Just the mere mention of “chilli” or “spicy” makes me really excited and hungry! Wanted to recreate the dish using store-bought noodles but unfortunately, they don’t sell the right type of noodles in supermarkets. So I had … Read more

“Kichi Kichi style” Japanese omurice

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i Kichi Japanese omurice, masterfully flipping his frypan and tossing the rice high up in the air, then catching it back in the pan. Since I haven’t had the chance to visit his restaurant in Japan, I wanted to try making the dish myself as it looks so tempting. But, I didn’t attempt to make the … Read more

Kimchi Pork Belly Stir-fry

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It’s been soooo long since I’ve had Korean food and I was craving for some! I had some pork belly strips sitting in the freezer and have been wanting to clear it, so I decided to do a simple Kimchi Pork Belly Stir-fry for dinner. This is a really easy dish to make and you … Read more

Ban Mian (Handmade Noodles)

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The store I frequent most in food courts has definitely got to be the ban mian stall. It may be a humble-looking dish, but when the delicious broth is paired with some chilli padi, I never leave a single drop of soup behind in the bowl. Perhaps my favourite would be Qiu Lian Ban Mee, … Read more

Butter Chicken with Naan

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r chicken is made mainly from tomatoes! Please don’t laugh at me – I haven’t had enough butter chicken to realise that. Anyway, didn’t expect my butter chicken to turn out great on the first attempt but surprisingly it was pretty good! Recently, I’ve been getting my meat supplies from Aw’s Market and as usual, they provided … Read more

Japanese Chashu

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Japanese ramen is probably the one dish I’m very willing to pay for when dining out because there’s so much work involved in making that one bowl of ramen. A good broth requires lots of time and the ajitsuke tamago (egg), although seemingly easy to make, requires precision. I never thought of making ramen from … Read more

French Toast with Caramelized Apples

French Toast with Caramelized Apples

I vividly remember when I was younger, my mother used to make french toast for me. It’s been a long time since I’ve eaten homemade french toast! Recently, the only ones I have eaten are the fancy ones at cafes which cost more than $10, making me wonder why I pay so much for a … Read more

Cheesy Mashed Potato Waffles

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Was really excited to make some rosti waffles but in the end I had to make mashed potato waffles instead. I totally forgot about my pot of potatoes boiling away, and only remembered them after they were fork tender, which is not ideal for making rosti. So instead I made mashed potato waffles – and … Read more