South Indian Potatoes, Mushroom and Green Beans

This is comfort food for me. When I am homesick, I make dishes that my mum used to make when we were young and this is one of those dishes. Shopping List: 1… Continue reading

Lemon Cake with a Strawberry Lavendar Syrup Topping

I was at the Farmers Market when I ran into someone I know (A real gourmet cook), who mentioned that she was making a lavender Syrup for her strawberries. The Farmers Market had… Continue reading

Corbetts Restaurant In Louisville, KY

My husband introduced me to CorbettsĀ a month ago as a surpriseĀ location for my Birthday Dinner. I cannot remember another restaurant that I have enjoyed more than my evening. I know it had to… Continue reading

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Quick and easy appetizer to take to a Derby Party. This is one of my favourite appetizer and not only because it takes 10 minutes to throw together. It is delicious and is… Continue reading

Delicious Egg Scramble – quick dinner or breakfast

As a working mother who is usually frantically cooking dinner as soon as I get home, I often serve Breakfast for Dinner. It is quick and easy and lots of fun. My son… Continue reading

International Food Night : Thai Food

Well, the latest International Food Night with a Thai theme turned out to be a roaring success. The food was absolutely delicious. It was a great attempt by everyone, most cooking Thai for… Continue reading

Malaysian Butter Prawns (shrimp)

Butter Prawns have always been one of my favourite dishes and I finally decided to try it. Combining feedback from my mom and a few recipes books, I am pretty sure I have… Continue reading

Fried Noodles with Shrimp & Pork

Ingredients: 1 cup mung bean sprouts 1 yellow onion 3 to 4 fresh chili peppers 2 cloves garlic 1/4 pound thinly sliced pork 10 – 12 peeled and deveined fresh medium shrimp 1… Continue reading

Chinese New Year Dinner 2010

Our Chinese New Year party lots of fun. With enough early prep. I was able to cook the dishes and enjoy the evening with good friends. I had to modify the menu based… Continue reading

Chinese New Year 2010 – ushering in The Tiger away from home

I never thought I would miss celebrating Chinese New Year as much as I do – I am not even Chinese. That is the beauty of growing up in Malaysia, you celebrate everything… Continue reading