Minestrone Soup

For many years now, every Chinese New Year, I would make a pot of minestrone soup for dinner.  I only cook this once year.  This […] Read More

Ginger, Ginger

Ginger is something that I use quite often, but not often enough to finish using a whole piece before it spoils.  Apart from slicing and […] Read More

Masa Recipe 8 : Stir Fried Prawns with Ketchup

Time for another Masa Recipe – Quick and Easy Stir Fried Prawn with Ketchup.  This one is really very quick and easy to make if […] Read More

Masa Recipe 7 : Shrimp & Edamame Balls

Although it looks like a lot of work to me, the Shrimp & Edamame Balls turned out to be quite easy and quick to make! […] Read More

Masa Recipe 6 : Miso & Bonito Flavoured Stir Fry Cabbage

I usually don’t like to stir fry cabbage because it gets watery and soggy – I dislike soggy vegetables.  This Miso & Bonito Flavoured Stir […] Read More

Masa Recipe 5 : Sake Steamed Assorted Seafood

Sake Steamed Assorted Seafood from Masa’a “Welcome to Bento Time” recipe book is definitely a Quick-and-Easy Meal to prepare.  This ones gets a thumbs up […] Read More

Masa Recipe 4 : Tofu Omelet with Assorted Vegetables

This Tofu Omelet with Assorted Vegetables recipe is delicious.  However, I won’t say that it is a Quick-and-Easy dish to make.  I will explain : […] Read More

Masa Recipe 3 : Kinpira Style Stir-fried Pumpkin

Kinpira Style Stir-fried Pumpkin is the first recipe from Masa’s “Welcome to Bento Time” that I know I will not want to make again.  Why? […] Read More

Masa Recipe 2 : Chicken Breast Roll with Green Vegetable

The next recipe I tried from Masa’s “Welcome to Bento Time” is : Chicken Breast Roll with Green Vegetable”.  Once again, it was an incredibly […] Read More

Masa Recipe 1 : Quick & Easy Katsu Don

This post is about how I made a Quick & Easy Katsu Don using a recipe from a book I picked up from Popular last […] Read More

Thai Style Chicken Salad

Serves : 4 Ingredients 2pc            cooked chicken breasts, shredded 2 stalks     lemongrass, chopped fine handful     Chinese […] Read More

Yong Tau Foo

  This is one of my quick and easy one-pot dish.  I think you don’t need to be a cook to do this.  It is […] Read More

Ikan Bilis Powder

I used to have this on hand for quick flavouring of baby food.  However, the preparation can be quite a bit of work and this […] Read More

Modified Claypot Rice

These days, apart from the usual house chores, a large amount of my time is taken in teaching my three children, as well as ferrying […] Read More