Miso Marinated Flank Steaks
Stephen Langdown is cooking!! This martial arts champ claims he can’t cook to save his life. Lets find out on this episode if this is true!!
We go to Japan to explore some flavours in this episode. Miso marinated Flank Steaks served with Rainbow Salad and Japanese Soy Sesame dressing.
Flank steaks is a beef cut that is reasonable in price and takes to marinades very well. The miso marinade not only tenderises but adds a perfect earthy tone to its robust beefy flavor. Grilled just ...
Roasted Figs with Rosemary and Mascarpone Tart
Figs, fruit of the Gods. They are lusciously sweet with a texture that combines the chewiness of their flesh, the smoothness of their skin, and the crunchiness of their seeds. Sometimes, the seeds continues to play on your tongue even after you've devoured most of it. When its fig season and you see figs in the grocery store, you don't hesitate but grab boxes of them, as much as your arms could carry. I bought them home, with an intention to transform them into a sublime dessert. I am ...
Kecap Manis Satay
Super kids friendly, non-spicy, easy satay recipes to make! Kecap Manis, an Indonesian word is literally translated to "Sweet Soy Sauce".
Kecap manis (pronounced KEH-chup MAH-nees) is an Indonesian sweet soy sauce with a molasses consistency and a dark brown color. Flavored with garlic, star anise, soybeans, and palm sugar, the sauce is more syrupy and complex than commonplace soy sauce.
Typically sold in Asian markets, kecap manis can be used as a condiment or marinade for satays ...
This recipe is so easy to whip up, really there's no excuse not to make fresh breads to soak up your curries or whenever you feel like it. I am usually hopeless at making bread but I can ace this. Great recipe for bread-idiots like me. Also known as naan, this bread is a staple on our kitchen table and its a great recipe to get the kids involved to make this together.
Skye, (age 9) knows the recipe by heart now. I am also comforted by the idea that she would not starve when is in ...
Teriyaki Chicken with Seaweed Sausages (or Meatballs/Patties)
I love juicy plump sausages!! If you don't have a sausage maker at home (KitchenAid sells the add on accessory), you can make these into meatballs or burger patties too. Love the addition of seaweed and sesame seeds as they provide texture and colour besides flavour!
This is a quick easy recipe to attempt, very impressionable and tastes so good!!
Bumbu Bali Recipe
Chef Penny says there's many different type of Bumbu (paste) and this one we made today is authentically Balinese. In Bali Asli where she cooks, the kitchen is a traditional one - from wood fired stoves to mortar and pestle. Most of the dishes are prepared with hands and lots of love!
There may be some ingredients that is hard to source in your city, but Chef Penny has provided some alternatives in case.
Make a batch over the weekend and freeze them in your ice cube trays. Once ...
Fern Tip Salad with Grated Coconuts and Beans
Yes, I confess right now. This is not a quick salad to put together, it does requires some time and love to prepare the ingredients. However, it is too good not to share with you guys.
Chef Penny suggest that you make the Bumbu Bali ahead, and freeze them in your ice trays, and just remove 1 block if you are making this salad for 2 persons. So find some time over the weekend, you would not regret making this sexy salad, every bit as delicious as it sounds.
Let me know what you ...
One Pot Wonder – (Spicy) Mediterranean Chicken Sausage Stew
If you are new to cooking but want to cook to impress, I suggest you master a simple dish that's stunning to look at and delicious at the same time. This is one such recipe that you could attempt, while still looking sexy and in control. For the lazy cook too, this makes for a no-brainer recipe as you would only require 1 pot and its nearly about throwing all the ingredients into the pot, cover and simmer and voila, a dinner is served complete with protein and vegetables.
My guest Iwa wanted ...
Steffles’ Asian Fish or Crab Cakes
Just like my marriage, I love marrying East with West. One ventures into new territories of sight, taste, sound and mind, without losing your own heritage. So here's a western fish cakes recipe made with asian seasoning and herbs. The cakes can be made 1 day in advance and fried just before serving. Served with a Salsa dressed in Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, this makes a great starter or double it up for mains. This is so good, cook it for your partner when you need to regain back some ...
Quick Pickled Vegetables
I love quickies! It satisfies an urge but yet urgent and exciting. Yes we are talking about pickled vegetables :-) This is quick because it doesn't have to sit in the jar to be fermented. Just 2 hours in the fridge and it 's enough to infuse the tangy sweet taste to the raw vegetables while it maintains it crunch to satisfy the urge.
I really fell in love with pickled veg when I was in Kyoto 2015 on one of our compulsory couple trips annually. Without the kids, we get to enjoy each ...