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Garlic and Pepper Chicken with Rice

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The only thing I miss the most when I travel is cooking. I love eating food at local restaurants a lot, but after a while, I crave the comfort of home-cooked meal. A lot of you guys have been telling me to share more recipes, and while I’ve been cooking a lot, 3 meals a

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Sriracha Noodle

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So the boys are out as usual. Yaseen is actually having exams right now. Can you imagine? I don’t remember school being so strict like this when I was a kid. Here I’m alone at home most of the time during the week. If I don’t go out for lunch or shopping with friends, I

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Chili and Garlic Oyster Mushroom

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When Sadik and I find oyster mushrooms in the market, our brains think in different directions. When he picks it up, he thinks about Indian Spicy Mushroom with lots of coriander seed powder that makes the mushrooms taste almost like meat. I think about Tom Yum Mushroom or simple stir fry. He wants his way

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Stir Fried Chicken with Pea Eggplants and Kaffir Lime Leaves

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When I was a kid, my parents always asked me to pick some pea eggplants from our garden for them. I hated it dreary because not only the shrubs of pea eggplants are covered with sharp spines, but the taste of these green berries is awful, bitter and unpleasant. I never understood why my mom

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Rice Bowl with Chicken and Basil Topped with Fried Egg

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Lately, I’ve had so much on my plate I couldn’t have time for myself. My writing has slowed down, and I am busy with Yaseen all day. It’s tough sometimes trying to stay on track and keep up with blog posts and everything else that I want to do. Take out becomes a trend in

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Stir Fried Rice Vermicelli with Eggs

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I remember, when I was a kid, every weekendnight was a movie night. My mom and dad would allow me and my siblings to stay up late watching movies– horror movies, until we fell asleep in the livingroom. During commercials, my dad used to make snacks or even late night heavy meal depending on what

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Basil Chicken with Scallion Omelet

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In Thailand we have something called Ah Haan Jan Deaw (a meal in one plate). There are so many restaurants and food stalls running their businesses on that concept. It’s Thai-style fast food usually consisting of rice and all kind of toppings served in one plate. It’s one of my favorite ways of eating out

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Stir Fried Chicken with Baby Corn and Capsicum

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I really love a simple stir fried anything on top of hot rice when I cook for just me. It took less than 20 minutes to make a whole meal. This is how I cook lunch. I stir fry something. While I cook rice which normally takes about 15 minutes, I just throw things I

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Easiest Sweet and Sour Vegetable

Can the same old trick surprise you every time? From my experience, cooking for my family and friends, I know the good recipe keeps everyone eyes curious and excited every single time. Just like a simple sweet and sour vegetable, with whatever vegetable of your choice, crisp and sizzle in the crimson lava of savory

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and sour is a good combination and one of the most liking flavour in my home. It wasn’t always my flavourite combination, I preferred spicy and salty as a kid. A dish that made me fell in love with this flavour was a simple sweet and sour chicken with a petty red gravy serving

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