Umami Eggplant with Black Sesame Rice Crackers

I really like the restaurant Soju Girl in Canberra. I go on about this a lot, so this is not new information to long time readers. We celebrated my sister’s birthday there in June and we had an amazing sweet and sour, umami eggplant dish that w
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Lighter Pad Thai with Konjac Noodles – My Kitchen Collections

It’s Kitchen Collections time! You can see the other posts in this series here. My most extensive kitchen collection is my collection of what I refer to as my ‘little bowls’. This is probably the kitchen collection that I have been
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Vietnamese Pork Rolls with Pickle and Aioli – aka Banh Mi

This is not a new recipe. It is in fact, the exact same recipe that I have posted on here before. These Vietnamese Pork Rolls, or banh mi, are so damn good. I would title this post ‘crack sandwiches,’ but I don’t want to give anyone the wrong idea ha
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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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T and E Asian Grocer Fyshwick – Asian Grocers in Canberra (Part 2)

A few weeks back, I showed you a mini haul that I picked up at some Asian grocers around Canberra. I called that post ‘part 1’ as I fully intend to visit more of these grocers to review for you. So today, here is part 2. I visited T and E
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Asian Grocers in Canberra and A Mini Haul (Part 1)

Today, I’ve got a little mini haul to show you. These are some purchases that I made on a mini-tour of a few Asian grocers in Canberra. I was inspired to take a look at some Asian grocers because I wanted to see if I could find some kaya. It’s ok eve
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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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Vietnamese Grilled Pork Noodle Bowl with Spring Rolls

Hello! It’s so good to be back to posting. I hope you all had a lovely festive season. We had an amazing time visiting friends, family and our beloved pets in Australia. You can check out what we got up to here and here. We are back in humid Singapor
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Cooking With My Cook Books – Mark Jensen’s Spicy Pork Mince Salad with Thai Basil and Nuoc Mam Cham

This week for my current series, I’m cooking a dish from Mark Jensen’s lovely cook book, The Urban Cook. There are some absolutely lovely recipes in this book, but for some reason I’ve never cooked anything out of it. I’m rect
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