Homemade Cherry Tomato Soup

I am a big fan of homemade tomato soup. Its full of tangy, sweet, salty goodness. Not to mention the loads of vitamins and anti oxidants. Using cherry tomatoes have 2 main advantages – It tastes more crisp (you’ll know what I mean when you try it!) and its alot more convenient. No slicing and dicing. Its a pretty fast recipe to whip up when you need that soup fix!

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Steamed Snapper with Pesto

Snapper with PestoFish with bok choyFish with bok choy

This has become my ‘go to’ dish when I want to make something which looks impressive, tastes fantastic and does not take too much work. This makes for a great dish to impress almost anyone without breaking a sweat!

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Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower SoupI’ve been wanting to try this recipe again for sometime. I tried it years ago after seeing it on TV but added my own mix of spices and it turned out pretty darn good, which is a miracle of sorts since I don’t like cauliflower! As an additional bonus, the soup is amazingly creamy without actually needing to add cream or milk. Easy and quick recipe that is healthy and fuss free.

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Mom’s Seafood Stew

Mom's seafood stewThis is a very personal, nostalgic and meaningful recipe to me. It was something which I cooked for my mom while she was ill and the last thing I prepared for her. I added some twists to my original recipe since. It remains a simple, tasty and heartfelt dish, perfect for rainy weather and cold nights.

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Pan Seared Chops with Green Curry Mash and Lemongrass ‘Dust’

seared pork with green curry mash and lemongrass dustThis came from wanting to do something ‘thai style’ with pork chops but with something different so that its not something you will get at a Thai restaurant. The mash and the dust are interesting components which will impress and the taste packs a punch!

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Nyonya X’mas Salad (Spicy Cucumber Tomato Salad)

Xmas Salad

This is my spin on my dad’s in law’s recipe for a spicy cucumber salad. He is not too sure about the ethnicity of the dish but the flavors are very Nyonya (Peranakan). So I am just going to claim this is a nyonya dish. Its a X’mas salad with bright red and green colors. Very fitting for the festive period!

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