cheese

  • Potato

    Potato & Cheese Mochi

    The leftover Mashed Potato doesn’t taste great next day. What do you use it for? Don’t throw it away. Why don’t you make it into soft rubbery Mochi? Just like my ‘Sweet Potato Mochi’, mix it with Glutinous Rice Flour and grated Cheese. It takes only a few minutes to make this yummy snack. Ingredients …

  • Vegetables

    Tomato & Eggplant Cheese Bake

    Vegetables in season taste so good and they don’t require much seasonings. For this ‘Tomato & Eggplant Cheese Bake’, you only need Salt & pepper. And good quality Olive Oil and Cheese of your choice. So delicious! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 large Eggplants *about 600 to 700gOlive Oil for cookingSalt & Pepper2 to 3 …

  • Bread

    Focaccia With Cheese Inside

    I love my ‘1-Hour Focaccia’ recipe. When I am not in a hurry, I don’t add Baking Powder to the dough. On the other day, when I was about to make Cheesy Focaccia using the recipe, I decided to sandwich the cheese instead of topping it on the bread, so that I could cook it …

  • Chicken

    Chicken Parma

    ‘Chicken Parmigiana’ is commonly called ‘Chicken Parma’ or simply ‘Parma’ in Australia. Some Aussies call it ‘Parmy’ or ‘Parmie’. It is a staple pub food and typically served with a side of chips and salad, as I have seen last twenty-plus years. It’s a chicken breast dish but not low-calorie at all. I placed chips …

  • Dips & Spreads Vegetables

    Spinach Dip

    Dips are very popular in Melbourne. I see a huge variety of dips in supermarkets. One day I bought Spinach Dip, which was OK but not great. I bought a different brand’s one. It was not good at all. ‘The spinach and ricotta mixture that I make for cannelloni dish tastes much better than those …

  • Egg Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Tofu & Egg Cheese Bake

    It looks like a pizza, but the base is a mixture of Tofu and Eggs. It is super easy & quick to prepare. For toppings, you can use whatever you like or you have in hand. It is extremely nutritious, high in protein, carb-free and gluten-free! Why don’t you try it? Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Potato

    Cheesy Potato Bake

    At a supermarket, I saw someone buying a sachet of cheese flavoured potato bake seasoning mix. I had a look at the ingredients printed on the package, and they are Modified Starch (1422), Mineral Salt (339), Iodised Salt, Maltodextrin (from Corn), Yeast Extract, Vegetable Fat, Sugar, Emulsifier (471), Flavours (contain Milk), Food Acid (Citric), Colour …

  • Nuts Vegetables

    Celery & Blue Cheese Salad

    I came across a blue cheese for the first time in Australia. It had a very strong smell like rotten food. And it contained blue mould. The taste was far too strong for me and I hated it! And now? It is one of my favourite cheeses. Since I discovered a soft gooey type of …

  • Other Soup

    French Onion Soup

    Everyone loves to eat it, but backs away from cooking it. I know why. Because it takes a LONG time to caramelise the onion and you cannot leave it cook itself. You have to stay there, stirring the onion, for up to 1 hour. No way I can do that… I don’t have that patience… …

  • Gyoza Potato

    ‘Pierogi’ Gyoza

    On the other day, at a local farmer’s market, I tried a Polish food called ‘Pierogi’. It was yummy but very pricey! The filling was a mixture of potato, bacon and cheese. I thought I could make it by myself.I looked for the recipe to make the dough, that requires flour, salt, water and oil…, …

  • Bread Dough

    Pão de Queijo, Brazilian Cheese Bread

    ‘Pão de Queijo’ (Cheese Bread in Portuguese) is a small cheese roll, a popular food in Brazil. The reason why I started baking ‘Pão de queijo’ is because I simply fell in love with this bread roll when I first tasted it in Japan.More then 10 years ago, my family lived in a city in …

  • Chicken Spaghetti & Pasta

    Chicken & Macaroni Cheese Bake

    How many times have I cooked this dish? This dish was one of my children’s favourite dishes when they were young. This is definitely not a low-calorie food but a yummy comfort food. Macaroni can be replaced with Spirals or Pennette. I used red cheddar for this photo but it can be off-white cheddar or …

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