January 2017

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Chinese New Year is only a few days away. You know, CNY is all about food, families and more food. I know we are having eight dishes for CNY eve, Buddhist vegetarian for CNY day and more fine Cantonese home cook food at night. While...

Last but not least of the grilled fruit series. This time we are using apricots! Especially if they are not too ripe, grilling might be a better idea. There's something about fruit and cheese, I guess it's sweet and savoury? Fig with blue, beetroot with...

Since we bought the Philips Pasta and Noodle Maker  about two years ago, we have been making all sorts of pasta like beetroot pasta, basil pasta, udon, reman, seaweed pasta with spelt, wholemeal, gluten free flour etc...

Melbourne has been blessed with some decent weather in the last few weeks and with Australia Day approaching, I thought I will do series of grilled fruit themed salads. First up is this grilled water melon caprese. I wasn't sure about the idea but it's something...

You can tell I am truely missing Spanish foods. I am enjoying my Ortiz anchovies, baking Basque cheesecakes and will probably do a paella next week. Earlier this week, I went to the market and found these babies!! I recognised the word pimientos and Padron...

To bring back my Basque cheesecake experience, last week I made the Basque Burnt Cheesecake for Jared's birthday using this recipe. Maybe I didn't whisk everything enough, I found it's not as fluffy as we tasted in La Vina, also I am sure it has something...