Chocolate Truffles – Round 3

I always make chocolate truffles at Christmas time. Apparently though, I don’t always get time to post those photos for you at Christmas time – despite the clearly Christmas-themed photos that I took of them. Please forgive me? Err…
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Spiced Apple Sauce in the Slow Cooker – Foodie Secret Santa

After participating in The Sweet Swap a few months back, I was super excited to learn that Claire from Claire K Creations was coordinating a Foodie Secret Santa. I was very pleased to be sending out my foodie gift to Jennifer from 84thand3rd, Roxanne
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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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Beef Rendang – My Kitchen Collections

I have a problem. I like to collect things, things that I don’t really need, or, items that I don’t need vast quantities of. I may have gotten part of it from my mum. After all, this very blog is named after her wooden spoon collection. T
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DFM’s Spice Rub for Ribs, Meat and Salmon

I’ve mentioned DFM before. He is our Canberran friend that cooks a mean spit roast. His latest accomplishment is cooking his first suckling pig, which unfortunately we missed out on. Never fear, we shall cajole him to cook another one once we are set
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Mama J’s Sticky Chicken Wings

How good are chicken wings? I absolutely love them. I always scramble for the wings on a bought rotisserie chicken and whenever Key and I make spatchcock chooks I always steal both wings for myself. I like my wings with the full three pieces intact t
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Easy Chicken Rice at Home

This time, exactly one year ago, Key and I arrived wide-eyed and pretty nervously at Changi Airport. We have lived in Singapore for one year today! I’m calling it our Singaversary :) What better way to celebrate, than to share with you, my chea
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Pumpkin Spiced Syrup

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA today. Thanksgiving is a holiday that I think I could get into. Eating, spending time with and giving thanks to loved ones and pumpkin pie. Yes, that is definitely something I could get into. I have tried the pum
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Dad’s Best Ever Prawn Cocktail

Today’s Cooking From My Cook Books post has been changed to tomorrow because…It’s my Dad’s birthday today. Happy Birthday Faja! My dad makes the best ever prawn cocktail. I won’t get to see him today so instead I thought
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