Soya Bean Paste Pasta with Medley of Cherry Tomatoes

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While there are several places serving up Japanese pasta, I haven’t come across any that incorporates Chinese sauces into pasta. This is my take on it using one of my favorite Chinese sauces, the soya bean paste. The paste, incorporated with sour cream and mustard, adds depth and smokiness to the pasta. The cherry tomatoes add color, crunch and tartness to balance it all off. Serve with pan seared fish on the side for a more complete meal. A simple and fuss free recipe!

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Sweet and Sour Pork 2.0

I love sweet and sour pork! It is hands down my favourite Chinese dish, when it’s done right. Unfortunately, most of the time, the pork is too tough and the sauce is too sweet. This is my take on it, with the pork guaranteed to crunch and the sauce / salsa a nice balance of sweet and sour.

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Crispy Snapper Fillet with Asam Granita

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My wife made a sweet granita dessert after attending a cooking class which was really good, so the idea of creating a dish with granita stuck with me for some time. I was craving for Asam pedas fish one of those days and it seemed like a great chance to make a Asam pedas granita. Result? One of those dishes that are just fun to eat. Full of contrasting flavors and textures.

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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

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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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