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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 […]

Kachumber

Kachumber

    One of the ways of making a salad more interesting is to use fresh herbs which I have been growing this month. The herbs along with a simple dressing (lime and ground cumin) makes a light, refreshing salad which goes well with Mexican, Indian, […]

Baked eggs with Tomato Sauce

Baked eggs with Tomato Sauce

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

Kang Som Pa| Laotian fish soup

Kang Som Pa| Laotian fish soup

  May is usually a very busy and frantic time where many assignment are being handed in. I have an OSCE’s exam to prepare for in 2 weeks which is a HURDLE requirement to pass for this unit. Despite all of the craziness that this […]

श्रीखन्ड |Shirkand

श्रीखन्ड |Shirkand

I am always reminded that there is not only ONE  diet approach to achieve optimal health when comparing different ethnic groups. For the past 3 weeks, I have been focusing on Indian food culture after going to a food festival. Moreover, when delving into a culture, we […]

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 (aka the craziness […]

バラ水クリーム緑茶 (Rosewater crème green tea)

バラ水クリーム緑茶 (Rosewater crème green tea)

  The leaves were swayed by the winds gentle, along with my skin being soaked up by the suns ray through the window. As we sat around the tatami mats, I was overwhelmed by the silence along with the sweet smell of incense which made […]

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 […]

Spring| I ❤ eggs and salmon

Spring| I ❤ eggs and salmon

1st day of Spring !!!!!! As I woke up this morning and went outside, suddenly, I felt a change in the atmosphere in the air. ahhh “Spring has arrived”. Spring to me is the season of new life and bright colours. The days grow warmer […]

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. In a special African dinner event, I was privileged to hear the story of Kemi (who is also Nigerian like me, Yes I had to add that). In […]