Recipes
Tuna Pie
  Nothing satisfies me more than a slice of freshly baked pie to go along with my cup of coffee after a long, tiring day at work. And when the pie happens to be filled with a mouth-watering combination of tuna and mashed potatoes, I can’t really be blamed for treating to myself to a second helping of it. Or a third. Fourth maybe? The smooth, creamy texture of mashed potatoes is something that has charmed me right from my first mouthful, Read More
Mushroom Lasagne
  It’s common knowledge that the Italians are very passionate about their food, and this has resulted in some of the most exquisitely scrumptious dishes ever. When I want hearty, cheesy, delicious comfort food, I think - lasagne. They have all the typical Italian ingredients in them- tomatoes, meat, cheese. What’s not to love? This classic Italian dish consisting of alternating layers of pasta, cheese and meat sauce, among other ingredients are totally drool-worthy, and the accompanying herbs in the recipe Read More
Vanilla and Chocolate Sugar Cookies
  Picture and recipe courtesy of Adeline Lim and Melissa Poh from  www.adesweetie.blogspot.com,you can also find them on www.facebook.com/brushesNcream   With Valentine’s day peeking around the corner and naughty little Cupid ready to shoot his arrows of love around, there really hasn’t been a more fitting excuse to whip up some aphrodisiac delights for your significant other. Of course whether or not these charming sweetmeats have aphrodisiac properties may be arguable, especially since it is believed to be a myth, but hey, you can’t Read More
Pineapple Jam Tarts
Picture and recipe courtesy of Adeline Lim and Melissa Poh from  www.adesweetie.blogspot.com ,   you can also find them on www.facebook.com/brushesNcream   Chinese New Year is just around the corner, and I can’t think of a better way to usher in the new year than eating one of these tantalising bite-sized pastries. Every time I pop one into my mouth (as I’m doing now), I can’t help but be struck by how the sourish pineapple jam contrasts with the sweet, buttery pastry, and yet Read More
Thai Baked Fish in Foil
    The discovery of this recipe is partly due to my love affair with fish, with the other reason being the fascination my taste buds have for this dish. The uniquely Thai flavours that came along with the beautifully cooked fish was enough to guarantee its repeated presence on my dinner table. For that authentic Thai flavour, credit must be given to ingredients such as shallots, kaffir lime leaves and of course, some chilli padi for that extra spiciness. With the addition Read More
Shepherd's Pie
  Who says gastronomic satisfaction is only achieved from gourmet food? Sometimes, simple, home-cooked dishes have the power of bewitching your palate and leaving your tummy truly content. Take the Shepherds Pie for example. Originally created as a means of saving leftover meat and providing affordable food to the peasant class, Shepherds Pie has gone on to charm millions of hearts all over the world, even garnering a reputation as being the epitome of comfort food. Some people, especially those from Read More
Malay Spicy Red Chicken (Ayam Masak Merah)
  Malay cuisine are known to be very flavourful, thanks to the addition of fresh spices and herbs. ‘Ayam masak merah’, a dish I always look forward to during Malay functions, especially Hari Raya, are no exception. Literally meaning ‘Red-cooked chicken’, they are not to be confused with the red-cooked chicken popular in Chinese cuisine. This is a dish of chicken braised in a reddish gravy. Don’t let their fiery red appearance scare you- the colour is actually from the abundance Read More
Mango Cheesecake
  I’ve never been quite fond of sweets, until I was pregnant with my little girl. Then after every meal I head straight for the fridge hoping to find a box of cheesecake in there. Cravings were MAJOR. Anyhow, fast-forward a couple of months after having my baby girl and I still love my sweets!  And I love a slice of cheesecake anytime of the day – yes you heard it right. I am especially in love with this smooth, creamy, slightly Read More
Asian Roasted Chicken
  Bali has always been captivating in my eyes with their exotic smells, sights and flavours. It’s hard not to be mesmerised by all these, and I was quite in awe during my time there. Bali also served as inspiration for today’s dish, a little something I thought of during my trip to the island over Chinese New Year, where I was given an insight to traditional Balinese cuisine by the chef in our villa. Once I found out the key Read More
Horlicks and Milo Layered Cake (Horlicks and Milo Kek Lapis)
My first love with this moist, perfectly structured cake was back in the days when I used to go Hari Raya visiting with my parents. I wasn't interested in the other food served and always had my eyes fixated on those yummy goodies. I looked forward to stuffing myself with those colourful and delicious Raya cakes, which wasn't found any other time of the year. So indulging on this Horlicks and Milo layered cake during that festive season was quite Read More
No Bake Cheesecake
Walk into any bakery and you’re sure to find a slice of cheesecake for sale. You’ll be surprised to find how easy it is to make a cheesecake from the comfort of your home and even easier when it requires no baking. Unlike the normal baked cheesecake where the texuture of the cake is rich and more dense, this no bake cheesecake is lighter, creamier and airy perfect for a hot summer’ day.  There are 3 main ingredients to making a Read More


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