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Potato, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and tomato

Potato, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and tomato

Simplicity… Simplicity to me is acknowledging and being grateful that I have a roof under my head, food to eat, clothes, but most importantly that I am content with what I have already and believing that God will provide for my needs and NOT wants. […]

Fattoush

Fattoush

I came across this salad when I was previously volunteering at Free-to-Feed. Free- to-Feed is a not for profit enterprise that has a purpose of assisting people seeking asylum to: Seek meaningful employment opportunities based on their existing skills and experiences. Promote social inclusion and […]

Egg & Spinach domburi

Egg & Spinach domburi

My obsession with using chopsticks is real! (Yes, I even have a bunch of metal, plastic and wooden ones in a specific kitchen drawer). Although I eat much slower when using them, I end up savouring my meals, even more, making me value the food […]

Quesadillas Five bean mix & cheese

Quesadillas Five bean mix & cheese

Quesadillas are tortillas that are heated with melted cheese inside. It amazing how versatile quesadillas can be in terms of what you can add inside of them. However (for this recipe), I wanted to keep it simple and just used beans, cheese, and the Mexican […]

How to Make Garam Masala

How to Make Garam Masala

    This is the first time I’m using garam masala and I’m surprised that I haven’t used this spice before. Garam means hot and masala means spices which basically means hot spice. Interestingly there is no chilli but the heat from the spices, especially […]

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 […]