DORADE À L’ESPAGNOLE (SPANISH SEA BREAM)

Not sure if this dish, the Dorade d’espagnole is a specialty in France. I see this dish often whenever I go to a seafood restaurant here in the South West of France especially in the Basque Country. Dorade is a small fish with tender white flesh, shimmering silver skin and has a rich, succulent meat…

ASSAM LAKSA

Assam Laksa is one of my favourite laksa dish! It has an amazingly complex flavor of sour, spicy, sweet, all in one . The smoothness of the noodles, small pieces of fish, shrimp paste, fresh shallots, cucumber, pineapple slices and the slightly spicy sourish soup just complement each other so well. INGREDIENTS 3 medium size…

LAMB BRIYANI

A one-pot layered rice dish, south Asian style – Briyani!. The layering technique is what differentiates biryani from other rice dishes. Biryani is a celebration of aroma, color and flavor, with perfectly cooked, fluffy grains of scented basmati rice and tender lamb spiced to perfection. Make this classic Indian dish for deliciously moist lamb. Great…

STIR FRY SPICY GINGER GARLIC PRAWN WITH LEEKS

It’s quick easy and delicious! Succulent prawns, flavor packed with ginger, garlic and Chilli bean paste. The leeks and spring onion gives the extra oomph to this dish! INGREDIENTS 300 to 400 gram prawns, peeled and deveined 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/4 teaspoon, Ground White Pepper 1 tablespoon egg white 3 tablespoon corn flour 2 tablespoon…

PAN SEARED DUCK BREAST WITH CRANBERRY GRAPE SAUCE

This pan seared duck breast with cranberry grape sauce comes together so beautifully and is so tasty, perfectly crisp skin and flesh medium-rare. INGREDIENTS 2 boneless duck breast with skin kosher salt, to taste Ground black pepper, to taste 1 strand fresh rosemary 3 to 4 strands fresh thyme THE CRANBERRY GRAPE SAUCE: 1/4 cup…

CREAMY CHICKEN MUSHROOM PIE

There’s nothing nicer than a warming chicken pie with crisp, golden-brown puff pastry and creamy, rich chicken mushroom sauce. It’s so satisfying! INGREDIENTS 4 boneless chicken thigh 2 cups chicken stock 2 packets, ready rolled puff pastry 3 onion, diced 4 carrots, diced 2 cups, mushroom, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 to 4 sprigs,…

CHINESE STYLE STIR FRIED CLAMS

A very homey Chinese style stir fried clams with the basic Chinese seasonings. Easy and quick, this comes together in 30 minutes. INGREDIENTS 1 kg clams 2 tablespoons cooking oil FOR THE PASTE: 3 shallots 3 cloves garlic 1 inch ginger 2 to 3 dried chilies 1 stalk lemongrass FOR THE SAUCE: 2 tablespoon oyster…

SUPER MOIST CARROT CAKE

Easy to make, versatile and utterly delicious. It’s incredibly moist and makes you want to have more! This recipe makes one large cake or two small sized cakes. For a small cake, you can half the measurements. INGREDIENTS DRY INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon…

GOOD OLD FASHIONED PANCAKE

No fancy ingredients. Just good old fashioned pancake! These are my basic everyday pancakes that I’ve been making once a week and works every time. What makes this easy is that the batter is mixed up in just one bowl, which means faster prep and cleanup 💃. No fussy steps like sifting flour…separating eggs and…

CREAMY ROASTED PUMPKIN SOUP

🎃 🎃 🎃 🎃 🎃 🎃 Pumpkins everywhere! It’s getting colder outside, so there is no soup more classic or better in the colder months than pumpkin. This recipe is so creamy and the spices that goes in it elevates the flavor of the pumpkin soup 🥣! INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil600 to 700 gram…