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Devil’s Eggs


“Friday, the 13th, devil’s…….. eggs.”

Actually there wasn’t a relationship between Friday, the 13th, and Devil’s eggs. It’s just for fun!

Back to no joke, this egg recipe is great not only to serve on meals, it’s great to serve during tea or a treat during parties. Simple, quick to fix, presentable and delicious. The egg isn’t over-whelming, even to serve and eat on its own, it’s easy on the palate. Thus, nice as munch.

So, Christmas is coming.. Give this a try, to impress your guests. read more

Guacamole Light

“Your healthy refreshing version of avocado dips!”

If you are a fan of avocado, you sure will like this version of guacamole. The sour cream honey guacamole. An option for quick snack, simple light lunch or even tea.

Yes, it’s simple, healthy, refreshing and, addictive. :)

And, I wouldn’t stop telling you how great and healthy benefiting avocado is. For both the adults and children. Other than the rich vitamins and mineral it has, it’s also one of the good fats our body needs. Regular consumption of avocado benefits our brain. read more

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. We loved satay, but I was a little skeptical to eat too much of the store-bought. Papa pressed me to make some of my own instead. read more

Chinese New Year Goodies: Air-Fried Crab Stick Crisps

“A ‘copy-cat’ recipe that worth following, giving you healthier new year goodies!”

Obviously I did not create this recipe. I am not the first few to make this snack, too. I was just following the ‘trend’, if you already are making it or have done it many time. For Chinese Lunar New Year celebration, for your own consumption or as gift during new year visits. It’s surely healthier (it’s air-fried) for you and your wallet! It’s easy, too!

Yields 1 tub
Ingredients
1 packet of crab (flavored) sticks, 250g
Pinch of sugar
Drizzle of oil read more

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. :) read more

(Air-Fried) Chicken Veggie Nuggets (for Toddlers)

“It’s not necessary to feed rice or porridge meals to your little one everyday, my all rounder homemade nuggets are great as a meal itself.”

I used air fry method as the food wouldn’t be too oily, and less heaty, to my belief.

I added turmeric powder into my nuggets, not only for liking its bright yellowish colour, I believed the health benefit of having some of these spices in our diet. It’s optimal though, if you do not like this mild Indian spice flavor.

If you are cooking this for adults, do add a pinch of salt. read more