I went back to work last week, and it's not quite so busy yet but still calls for the usual later evenings. So on Friday night, after a week of craving (quite inexplicably) gnocchi, I decided to cook up this super simple, super easy, super tasty dish for the hubs and myself. Also, since I've … Continue reading Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi with Beef Salami
Moving into a new house for the first time is daunting. In my first two months, I have lost my keys, gotten locked inside my own bedroom (faulty lock), had 3 power trips, locked my car and house keys in my car, watched scary movies I probably shouldn't have... but the one thing I've had … Continue reading Sundried Tomato and Herbed Garlic Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
Yesterday I finally got my father to agree to sign up for my first ever cooking lesson! Imagine this... a man who has managed to avoid cooking an entire meal from scratch (there was a period of 2 months when he had to reheat mum's pre-cooked meals in Gabon while she went home to Malaysia … Continue reading Cooking with Papa – Seafood Spaghetti Aglio Olio
I've definitely moved past the pretense of having reasons for baking anything. As you can see from the image above, every day is cake day if we go by the the Mad Hatter's habit of celebrating Unbirthdays. Which I wholly subscribe to.This beetroot chocolate cake was long overdue, however, as Jessica and Angie have been … Continue reading A Very Happy Unbirthday
I thought long and hard about what recipe I would feature on my 100th blog post; fancy sweets or simple tea cakes, stylish cupcakes or a super complicated iconic recipe? Then I just took a moment to think about why I decided to do this in the first place: I just love to cook. I … Continue reading 100th Post!
Hey you, Let me tell you a little something about me: I'm a loner; I'm not popular, but I have a solid group of really good people I call friends. I love reading and writing fiction, and sometimes... I may have issues distinguishing between fantasy and reality. I like dorky things like my talking, prophetic … Continue reading I’m not cool
It's the first day of a brand new calendar year, however unlike my school days, a new year means little besides switching my desk calendar to a brand new one (I think I'm going with a word a day calendar this year...) as everything else remains the same. Mayhaps I'll start tracking a change in … Continue reading Savouring 2012