Archive for October 2nd, 2018

  • Chicken

    Lemongrass & Chilli Chicken Stir-fry

    My daughter is a big fan of South East Asian cooking. Thai and Vietnamese cuisines are very popular in Australia. This chicken stir-fry is a copy of my daughter’s stir-fry. The sauce is a bit too sweet for me, buy my daughter says I always complain the sweetness of food at any Thai restaurants and …

  • Fruit

    Strawberry Sauce

    Do you like strawberry sauce topping for ice-cream, cheesecake or pancakes? I bet you do! Do you know what is in the shop-bought strawberry sauce? The most common ingredients are Water, Sugar, Strawberries, Thickener, Colour, Strawberry Flavour, Food Acid, Vegetable Gum and Preservative. Do you know what you need to make it at home? You …

  • Fruit Vegetables

    Fennel & Pear Salad

    The subtle sweetness of firm pear is so perfect for many salads. I have two favourite pear salads, ‘Rocket & Pear Salad’ with French dressing and this ‘Fennel & Pear Salad’ with lemony dressing. The dressing is lemony but not very sour. The reason why it is so lemony is because of the grated lemon …

  • Beans & Peas

    Edamame & Cream Cheese Dip

    In Melbourne where I live, ‘Edamame’ has become a quite common food. I don’t need to go to Asian grocery stores to buy them because most supermarkets sell frozen ‘Edamame’. As you probably know that ‘Edamame’ literally means ‘beans on stems’, and it is the name of a preparation of immature soybeans in the pod. …

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