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I’ve always loved steamed egg dishes. Growing up, my grandma was the master of cooking this ground pork, duck egg, steamed egg dish, that was a favourite for everyone. There’s something about the silky smooth savoury custard like dish that makes my tummy smile. 

The Japanese have their own version of the steamed egg dish and it’s called chawanmushi. It’s full of delicious ingredients like shrimp and fish cakes and veggies and more! Whatever the combination, the result is always a delectable surprise in your mouth. For my version of chawanmushi I literally raided my fridge for whatever random ingredients … Read more

posted by on August 20, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Asparagus with Poached Egg


 One of my all-time favourite novels is Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. Sometimes I like to close my eyes and imagine that I’m savoring pistachio gelato in Italy with her, experiencing the sereneness of the ashram in India or riding through the rice paddies in Bali to visit the all-knowing Ketut. 

One of my most favourite parts in the novel/movie is when Elizabeth truly embraces life in Italy and indulges in “dolce far niente” (the sweetness of doing nothing in Italian). She slips into some lingerie, rolls out a yoga mat, reads the paper and eats a delectable dish … Read more

posted by on May 22, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Quick Dinner Idea: Baked Eggs + Sausage

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Got only half an hour to prepare your dinner? Here’s a lovely quick comfort food recipe I’m sure you’ll all enjoy. I also want to introduce our very first guest blogger, Kay. She’s my younger sister who often cooks these delicious recipes at home.

Recently, our mom has been out of town, so we alternate cooking at home. Since we had soooo much bread leftover from the previous week, we decided to repurpose them into this meal as toast!


Recipe inspired from: The Chronicles of Ms. I-Hua. Prep time: 30 minutes. Serves 4.


posted by on April 1, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Rainbow Easter Egg Garland

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It’s always nice to be festive. To come home to a happy place all decked out for the occasion. It’s nice when people come to visit and are impressed with how beautiful decorated your place is for the holiday of the season.

You smile, graciously say thank you, and snicker because inside you know you harbor a little secret – your “decking out for the occasion” cost you next to nothing.

All it took you was a trip to Home Depot, a little bit of cutting, a little bit of punching and a little bit of stringing… and VOILA! Your … Read more

posted by on March 19, 2013 in DIY Projects
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