Professional Oven Cleaning by OvenU

What is your most hated household chore? I’m not going to lie, I dislike a lot of them, but my most hated is cleaning the oven. Ugh…how bad is cleaning the oven? When we moved into our new rental place, the oven was gross. It was so bad, the real est
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Rhubarb Jam with Vanilla and How to Sterilise Jars

I love making jam. If there was a song about making jam, then that song would be my jam ?! Jam jam jam jam. Sorry, that was weird. I made this rhubarb jam with vanilla a few weeks ago now. I gave some of it away and I have some stashed in our pantry.
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Confit Fennel Using the Slow Cooker

Can you confit using a slow cooker? Is that a thing? I wanted to confit some fennel and the other day and I was wondering if I could use the slow cooker to do it. I did a quick google (as one does) but there is not a lot of information on using slow
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My Favourite Dried Herbs and Spices

I actually started to write this post on my favourite dried herbs and spices as part of my spice rub post on Monday. As you can see, it has turned into a bit of a monster though, so I thought I’d post this today as a Wednesday bonus. As we are moving
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Chocolate and Raspberry Tarts and My Chocolate Melting Cheat Sheet

These chocolate and raspberry tarts were inspired by a Heston Blumenthal recipe, which I mentioned only the other day. He infuses cream with passionfruit pulp and then strains it and uses it to make a ganache for a tart that has a big passionfruit fl
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Marinated Feta

I hate to waste food but there are some ingredients that I buy, use a portion of and then always realise a week later that they have gone a bit funky in the fridge and that I should have used them up quicker. Blocks of feta are definitely one of thes
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Baby Spinach and Raisin Salad with Roast Garlic Dressing and the Wooden Spoons’ Perishable Essentials

I’ve noticed that a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables last longer for me in Singapore than they used to in Australia. I always keep tomatoes, bananas, apples and lemons out of the fridge and sometimes onions, garlic and potatoes as well. It seems th
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Singapore Life #10 – Temple Street Kitchenware Haul and Seasoning a Wok

Wow, I can’t believe we are up to Sing Life number 10. That means I’ve been blogging for 10 weeks now! Last weekend, Key and I went to Temple St in Chinatown as we both wanted a wok. We ended leaving with a bit of a kitchenware haul. I
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Singapore Life #9 – My Singaporean Kitchen

Today, a look at some ingredients and items that are in my Singaporean kitchen.  While some of these things are new to me, a lot of them are not necessarily only available in Singapore. They are things that have inspired me lately or things that I ha
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