Simple Salad and Fruits with Honey Mustard & Thousand Island Dressing for Dinner

“It’s good if we could eat simple.”

Before sharing more on my curry chicken dish, I would like to go healthy first. I had salad for dinner tonight because my detox diet program starts today! :)

I read an article in the Sunday newspaper which talks about 1-week detoxification. It reminds me that it’s also about time for ME to go on some diet plans. Ya, I started my day with a glass of fresh lemon juice water in my empty stomach…Then, here comes my homemade salad with fruits… Oh well, I know I am not supposed to put these kinds of dressing I have added in my salad, but… Give me some allowances, alright?! I couldn’t go on full force just like this. Time to warm up, please (chuckling). More

Homemade Mango & Strawberry Salsa

“Fruits day, it’s not necessary to be in liquid or paste form. I make fruits into refreshing briny salsa dish.”

I saw a very great Japanese pork chop cutlet from a Japanese variety show in tv, and decided to try it out as it looks really alluring (Show you the recipe next time!).

To make my pork chop meal more balance with both dry and moist dishes, the fruit salsa came to my mind. I had thus craving to make mt own salsa as I find it a great complement to something dry, like pork chop, since it contrasts the taste and texture.. The super refreshing mouthfeel to have a chilled side dish like salsa for piping hot pork chop is also what I was looking for. More

Sugar Cane Fish Meat Drumsticks

“An absolute kid-pleaser dish.. Fun to see, nice to eat!”

Having trouble getting your kids (or the big kid) to eat more fish?
Cook this to make the fish dish more fun. A way to disguise the fish meat in a fun-looking drumstick-like appearance, the kids will be more than willing to pick up one to try. Yes, it works!

This sugar cane fish meat drumstick tasted very delicate with an aroma of egg coated on the surface of the fish drumstick. I liked the tenderness in the fish meat, too. More

Pomelo Cocktail Fruits Salad

“Serve this festive salad this coming Mid-Autumn Festival!”

Heavy meals, overeating, indigestion, often associated with festive celebrations. As one of our Chinese festivals, Mid-Autumn aka Moon Cake Festival, is approaching, I would like to share this salad dish with you.

Since we tend to eat generously during festive seasons, it’s good to have some refreshing salad to ease your stomach sometimes. And here, I have this nice salad dish where one of the essential Mid-Autumn festive food, pomelo, is used in it. More

Express Cheesy Mashed Potato

“Silky mashed potato, expressly made from home. A good accompaniment for your Western meal, or to simply enjoy it as a snack when all you want is just smooth, creamy & mild cheesy feeling in the palate!”

This mashed potato was just so fabulous, even without the instant mushroom sauce. It’s simply smooth and exceedingly moist enough for the palate.

Yes, if you are looking for a slightly different mashed potato recipe, try this simple and quick to fix mashed potato dish at home. Good for an express lunch with greens salad, or to pair with nice juicy chop for a romantic dinner. More

Fresh Vegetable Salad with Japanese Seasoned Vinegar

“Fresh vegetable salad with delicious low-fat seasoned vinegar dressing”

I am on diet recently. After a long period of festive feast, I have to go on diet and exercise. Just signed up a 1-year fitness package together with two other female colleagues. We determined we’ll stick to our plan, at least twice a week of work-out session at the gym. Eat lesser and healthier. I eat vegetable salad as a meal, sometimes.

Many say eating veggie salad will surely light, but in fact, it’s much depends on its dressing. Eating salad with full mayonnaise cream is surely not light. There are so many different kinds of salad dressing in the market. The tastier, the heavier, at large. More

Poached Egg

“How to poach a perfect egg? Here are the steps to obtain good egg poaching result.. And, I poach egg to make sandwich with cheese or egg Ben pancakes meals for breakfast or brunch.”

Eating poached egg is better than sunny-side-up egg, in a way, as you don’t need to add oil to cook the egg. I personally preferred poached egg for healthier diet choice as well as less hassle of cooking it. What you need is just a pot of water and vinegar to do the job without worry of resulting an oily stove or table top after cooking. :)

Poaching an egg is not a difficult chore, but some might need a few practices to get the poaching done perfectly and beautifully. A poached egg that considers good should have consistency of springy cooked egg white (without any remaining of raw albumen) and yolk should be soft with slight runny (but slightly harden around the edges), but the doneness of the yolk can be tailored to your preference, simply by adjusting the duration of poaching. More

Scholar Dishes (状元肴)

“Two important dishes to be eaten on the 1st day of school to symbolise an auspicious start of formal education for schoolers”

How your cooking and dishes would help in your kid’s studies? Nothing about supplementary food or valuable nutrients in the food you cooked, it’s purely a personal belief, or called it a superstition in our family…

This is a traditional belief inherited from family, to have the scholar dishes eaten on the first day (or second) of school. More