My favorites

My favorites

My favorites
Almost-famous Swedish Meatballs

Almost-famous Swedish Meatballs

It was a party in my mouth. It was creamy, but not heavy. I remember the first time I discovered a Top Secret Recipe cookbook and found the recipe for Twinkies in it
Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

Thanks for the tips Therese Bjorkman (my Swede BFF. Still on the catering job for this weekend i was asked to make Swedish meatballs, lots of them, a whole army of them
Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Every member of my family loves sweet and sour meatballs.  When my kids bring their families over, there is generally a request for them
IKEA's Swedish Meatballs

IKEA's Swedish Meatballs

 I will most likely be making this again, especially since my 2 1/2 year old actually eats meatballs, I will use any variation I can get
Swedish meatballs - winter food

Swedish meatballs - winter food

My mom's meatballs were very brown and crispy on the outside. They had a sauce I never forgot - tangy, rich, creamy

cheddar quinoa patties

Quinoa is becoming one of my new favorite foods. A couple of years ago, I had never heard of it, and my first impressions made me think of it as some yuppy grain for health nuts or chefs who were too cool for rice
Grilled veal patties recipe

Grilled veal patties recipe

veal pattiesIngredientsServes 4450 g/1 lb shoulder of veal25 g/4 oz cooked ham25 g/1 oz butter½ Spanish onion, finely chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped2
Meal Idea Mondays: Turkey Patties

Meal Idea Mondays: Turkey Patties

 As we mentioned in an earlier post, we make a lot of burgers, and this is one is probably one of our favourites
Meatless Monday: Baked Salmon Patties

Meatless Monday: Baked Salmon Patties

So it's kind of meatless. Does fish count. In searching around through other Meatless Monday recipes, I came across many posts that included fish
Spicy Salmon Patties Recipe

Spicy Salmon Patties Recipe

I also use mason jars to store my left over sauce. The red pepper flakes and lemon add a little zing to this recipe
todd pickles

todd pickles

Ingredientstodd pickles5 cloves Garlic, peeled and crushed2 cup White Vinegar, Distilled3 cup Water1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes, optional5 sprigs Dill Weed, flowering, when possible5 whole Cucumber1/4 cup Pickling SaltHow to prepareRinse cucumbers under cold water
how to make Strawberry Cake

how to make Strawberry Cake

After the batter is blended into a creamy mixture, add vanilla extract and strawberry puree. how to make Strawberry CakeCome summer and we start seeing strawberries everywhere
Osmanthus Chestnut Cake - 桂花马蹄糕

Osmanthus Chestnut Cake - 桂花马蹄糕

Although my recipe here might not be as authentic when compared to those sold outside in the shop but at least this is not a difficult dessert which you could do it at home for your guests or as a New Year gifts
how to make Cheesecake

how to make Cheesecake

Cheesecake is one of the most popular cakes in the world. This confectionery is tasty to eat and easy to make
Huiji Mui Fan

Huiji Mui Fan

Mui Fan (烩饭) is one of my favourite childhood dish and even until now I still love this dish despite of whether homecook or store bought from the Cze Char stall(煮炒摊)
Zespri Kiwifruit Chiffon Cake

Zespri Kiwifruit Chiffon Cake

  The idea of adding "Kiwifruit" into my chiffon cake comes from one of the Instagram conversation that I have with @keropokman on making special flavour chiffon cake
Fried Mee Suah (Chinese Flour Vermicelli)

Fried Mee Suah (Chinese Flour Vermicelli)

Looking back thru my blog of three years, I noticed that I only had one post on Chinese noodles. I do cook noodles quite often in my house, and we have a number of favourites
{With Recipe} Eat With Your Family Day!

{With Recipe} Eat With Your Family Day!

This is how my "Steamed Egg With Huai Shan and Lotus Root" look when scoop out from the dish. Hope you would like my quick and simple homecook dishes
[2-In-1 Dishes] Recipes Using IKEA 365+ Pot plus Stabil Steamer

[2-In-1 Dishes] Recipes Using IKEA 365+ Pot plus Stabil Steamer

For me, even though I might love to experiment different dishes or bakes in the kitchen, still I would always go for simple and easy to prepare recipes with either steamed or oven baked method if I am not using my reliable Happy Call Pan
[With Recipes] Lunar New Year Lunch Gathering With Relatives

[With Recipes] Lunar New Year Lunch Gathering With Relatives

Mix the cut fruits with either flavoured yogurt or Greek yogurt for a thick and creamy texture. You might find this "noodle dish" familiar because I have shared the recipe in my previous post on the Chinese Cooking Demo by Chef Eric Low