Tamarind Chutney

In Singapore, when you buy frozen pre-made Indian pastries like samosas or parathas, you get a little packet of frozen tamarind chutney too. It’s not something that I’d ever tried before living in Singapore, but it is a delicious sweet and sour condi
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Avocado Toast with Dukkah and Persian Feta

Key and I haven’t been eating out much lately (blame having only one income for a while there) but on the rare occasion when we have been out somewhere for brunch or breakfast, I’ve noticed a lot of avocado and dukkah toast combinations on menus. It’
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Roast Pumpkin Salad with Feta and Spinach

I am the eldest of three kids and my brother and sister and I are all quite close in age. We aren’t exactly children anymore (ummm, I’m turning 29 in a little over a month) but even in our twenties, there are still some Christmas family traditi
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Cooking With My Cook Books – Darren Robertson’s Cheat’s Smoked Chicken with Cumin and Coffee

This will be my last recipe in the Cooking With My Cook Book series. You can click here to see all of the recipes in this series. It’s my last recipe for the series, so I’m changing it up a little and I’m actually cooking a recipe of Darren Robertson
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Annabel Langbein’s Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach and Haloumi

This week I am cooking a spiced chickpea dish from Annabel Langbein’s book, Free Range in the City. I have a lot of pages marked with sticky tabs in this book and it’s packed full of healthy, uncomplicated but delicious recipes. Some of my favo
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Slow Cooked Lamb and Fig Casserole with a Sumac Salad

A few weeks back, I told you about some of the things that I’m still not used to about Singapore. I can be a bit of a glass half empty kind of person, but don’t worry, today I have a whole bunch of things to tell you about Singapore that I love! Fair
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Cooking From My Cook Books – George Calombaris’ Middle Eastern Rice with Nuts

This week in my cooking from my cook books series, I will be making Middle Eastern rice from George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan’s cook book called Your Place or Mine? I’m pretty sure this cook book came out just after the initial success of the first
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Indian Spiced Chicken with Palak Paneer and Quick Pickle

The quality of Indian food in Singapore is amazing. I shouldn’t have been surprised really as Singapore has a high level of Indian expats. In a shopping centre not far from us, there is an Indian casual restaurant chain called Prata Wala. We have onl
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Slow Cooked Pork Ribs with Home Made BBQ Sauce

A few weekends back, I had an epic afternoon slow cooking some pork ribs. I saw these ribs at the shops about a month ago now. It’s not often you see large chunks of meat in Singapore so I got a bit excited and purchased them on the spot. They were o
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