minicheesescones

Another super easy recipe. This time it’s for a savoury scone that is too easy to bake and even easier to pop in your mouth! Om nom nom. Don’t blame me if you get addicted to these. Whether it’s sweet or savoury, the key to getting a light crumbly scone is not to over-work the […]

blueberrymuffin2

Every baker will have at least one muffin recipe up their sleeves for when there’s an emergency for a quick sweet fix or a last-minute craving for a breakfast muffin. Or if you’re like me, the baking itch surfaces but all you want is a minimal-fuss bake that satisfies the bake itch but fulfills the […]

ChilliGarlicPrawns2

Today is a blazing 40 degrees celcius day (104 F) and strangely enough my brain is burning…not with images of ice cold beers or creamy gelatos, but *wait for it*…PRAWNS (or shrimp to my US readers). I don’t know what it is but to me, Australian summer means prawns. Usually on its own with melted […]

chickenpaprikash1

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Bye bye 2015, we’ve had some fun together but 2016 is going to be amazing! I can smell it in the air…or maybe that’s the Chicken Paprikash. Since I’m playing catch-up with my posts, this dish was actually made last year but I thought after all the festivities and indulgence of […]

khaolak

The hubs and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Khao Lak, Thailand. (Okay this was back in June, but life’s been too hectic I can’t keep up!) Khao Lak is on the mainland, about an hour’s drive from the more popular Phuket and Phi Phi Island. We picked Khao Lak because we wanted a beach […]

curry2

Ever since the days of Masterchef, Iron Chef and other cooking challenge shows, making a curry means using an endless list of ‘finest’ ingredients like turmeric, chillies, galangal, candlenut, lemongrass, shallots and so on and so forth. Anything out of a packet is poo-pooed – “oh the shame”! Well, here’s news for all you busy […]

asiansteaksalad1

We’re such creatures of habit aren’t we? Well, at least I am. There are certain types of food that I only reserve for lunches and some I will only have for dinner. For example, a sandwich is a lunch-time only meal, but not a burger. Salads are usually reserved for lunch only as well. Steaks […]