Category Archives: Sauce & Condiments

Sauce & Condiments

Homemade Satay and Peanut Sauce Recipe

“Simple ingredients, for a good enough hawker treat at home.”

Satay, barbecued chicken on-stick, is one of the famous Singapore/ Malaysia hawker food that everybody loves!

I have always wanted to cook satay at home, but the extended peeling & chopping, blending and long simmering preparation put me off. Only until today, my satays are finally served on the dining table. It was simply for my son. He loved satay, but I was a little skeptical to let my 2.5yo son have much of the stall bought satays. No choice, hubby pressed me to cook it for son. I have to do it. :)

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Silken Smooth Mashed Potato with Homemade Peppery Gravy

“It’s silken smooth, and flavorsome”

This is my mashed potato in super smooth consistency. The secret? No secret… Simply blend the potato instead of just smashing it with fork. :)

As for my peppery sauce, it was simple to cook, and flavorsome to taste, making the mashed potato side a hit on our New Year Eve dinner feast. We all loved it a lot. And since I used only milk to cook the gravy, it might not as smooth texture as using heavy cream. Hence, the alternative is to use chicken stock plus heavy cream, instead of milk ya. But for me, I’ll stick to this leaner recipe for now. :)

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Vegetarian Burger Patty with Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce

“It’s easier to make this vegetarian burger meal than you think it would be. It’s yummy and healthy.”

Seriously. This is the best way to ‘trick’ one that does not eat beans, carrot, celery, and mushrooms. For one who does not like oats, or has to take oats for his/ her purpose, yet would wish to explore a new way to take the oats other than making the viral-recipe, Overnight Oats, this is a great food for ya.

For the non-initiated, I was referring to our vegetarian Western burger meal with my veggie patty and pineapple teriyaki sauce posted up on my FB wall last evening. Yes, you are right. The veggie patty made consists of all the above mentioned, and more..

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Spaghetti Carbonara Quick-Fix


“Hassle-free quick lunch idea”

This is another quick-fix. No-frills. It’s not that I don’t make my own cream sauce (homemade creamy white sauce recipe), but I thought some of you were too busy making everything from scratch, yet wanting to have delicious quick fixed home meal.

Yes. Almost instantly, but don’t compromise on the taste with just an instant product. Get an instant solution instead. It was remarkably fast to prepare.


Yes. Lunch will be served in 30 minutes!

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Pan-Fried Pork Belly in Korean BBQ Sauce


“Cooking a restaurant dish isn’t as complicated as you imagined it was.”

Super easy recipe. Simply get a bottle of Korean BBQ sauce to marinade the meat. This is great for busy working couples who wished they could prepare their dish in a flash.

I use pan-fry method to cook it. However, barbecuing is perfectly fine, especially if you are throwing a barbecue party, use this sauce would make you a different marinade next time.

Anyway, this cooking yielded the taste and texture of barbecued as I used slow pan fry method. Hence, medium low heat to slowly brown the meat with longer cooking time is required.

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Healthy Instant Making of Spicy & Creamy Alfredo Pasta


“A modern way to cook your pasta at home in a flash!”

I was contacted by this talent mum, Ms Josephine Lee, who brought a range of great pasta/ rice sauces and marinades from Israel to Singapore. Ms Lee wanted me to try out these latest flash-frozen products as she read and found out from my blog that I liked to cook pasta. Yes, no with obligation to speak of her products in my blog, only if I truly like them.

Here you could see, and would understand why these healthy and delicious sauces are so likable, after reading my honest opinion and yummy recipe in this post.

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