Month: December 2015

Duck breast in red wine sauce

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Pan fried duck breast in red wine sauce is the perfect winter dish, especially during the festivity period. This dish was demonstrated by Chef Toby Stuart in Cactus Kitchen.” With a classical spin to this dish, it is a simple and straight forward meal for 2 people. Advertisements

Mushroom and thyme quinoa

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Quinoa a species of the goosefoot genus, a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. Quinoa originated in the Andean region of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia.” There some days where I don’t feel like cooking so I whip up something that won’t keep standing over the stove. It’s incredibly fast and healthy which is perfect for summer as it’s light.

Laksa

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “A popular spicy noodle soup in the Peranakan cuisine, which is a combination of Chinese and Malay cuisine. It can be found in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. According to CNN Travel ranked Penang Assam Laksa 7th out of the 50 most delicious food in the world.” Since the age of 19 I have been determined to perfect my laksa dish, I will always remember my very first attempt that ended up being […]

Thai crackling pork

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “In Thailand, the successful method to make the skin of the pork crackle is by using these three simple steps of boiling, oven baking then deep frying.” This is one of the many ways to making pork crackle. During my time in Thailand while visiting the family, I noticed that the local’s would crackle the pork in a completely different way than the westerns would. You can tell through the way it […]