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Nectarine, fennel and hazelnut salad

Nectarine, fennel and hazelnut salad

I got a call from my older brother to go out for bowling on a day when work was very frustrating and tiring. I declined at first because I was VERY upset and I really didn’t want to show the black medusa (my alter ego). […]

Fettuccine pesto with bacon, parsley and parmesan cheese

Fettuccine pesto with bacon, parsley and parmesan cheese

I opened the kitchen pantry with excitement beaming all over my face wondering what will tonight’s dinner be. Immediately, the fettuccine caught my attention and I remembered an idiosyncratic incident at my parent’s house. The moment you mention the word “pasta” or “fettuccine” in my […]

Baked eggs with Tomato Sauce

Baked eggs with Tomato Sauce

After buying some eggs and veggies at Queen Victoria Market this week, I passed by a few cafes selling baked eggs and decided to make this for brekkie on the weekend. This recipe is great for who loves eggs or would like to prepare eggs in […]

Red Cabbage, pea shoot, edaname, enoki and Sesame salad

Red Cabbage, pea shoot, edaname, enoki and Sesame salad

There is a wonderful story behind this dish and it all started when I met Kemi Nekavpil.   I was privileged to hear the story of Kemi (who is also Nigerian, YESSSSSSS!!!!!) at the African gala event for young Africans. In a nutshell, Kemi is […]

Caroline’s Sayur Asem (Tamarind Soup with Vegetables)

Caroline’s Sayur Asem (Tamarind Soup with Vegetables)

With today’s post, I am very privileged to learn more about Indonesian culture. Caroline Katrina, a good friend of mine and the lovely President for Deakin Toastmasters was very excited to share her fabulous dish and what this means to her. Caroline: “This is the […]

Orange, rocket and currant salad

Orange, rocket and currant salad

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden was the major stepping stone that opened my eyes to the numerous possibilities of enjoying salads which comes in different colours, shapes and flavours (Not just your average iceberg lettuce and tomatoes). I am always grateful to my teacher Lina, who […]

Honey Sesame Tempeh and Spicy quinoa Salad

Honey Sesame Tempeh and Spicy quinoa Salad

If you are looking for a dish that looks good, taste good and that can be prepared in 30 minutes, then CONTINUE TO READ THIS POST. In all honesty, Monday was one of those days where I just didn’t feel like cooking (GASP). I just […]

Wild rice, pea and lentil salad

Wild rice, pea and lentil salad

Last year in September, I decided to take a break from blogging. Without realizing, my passion for food styling and embracing other people’s food culture was slowly dying into the abyss of nothingness. It became to the point where cooking became a chore (words I thought I would never […]