Multigrain Congee w/ Goji, Spiced Granola, Fresh Berries & Banana

Multigrain Congee w/ Goji, Spiced Granola, Fresh Berries & Banana

I finally had the luxury to go into the kitchen & whip something up for breakfast. It's one of those days when you wake up having that crave for a warm bowl of congee yet needed to clear the perishable goods from your fridge - like milk & fresh fruits.

Fiery Korean Cheesy Chicken Ramen + Le Creuset Giveaway

Fiery Korean Cheesy Chicken Ramen + Le Creuset Giveaway

Red, hot & spicy! It's the Fiery Korean Cheesy Chicken Ramen One Pot Recipe! Perfect for late night supper gathering. & please don't forget the beer (shoju?) to go with it, brings you right back to Korea! 

Invite-A-Friend: Orange Lemongrass Chipolata Tacos w/ Ruth

Invite-A-Friend: Orange Lemongrass Chipolata Tacos w/ Ruth

Second guest from XLBCR Invite-A-Friend series. Featuring Singer Songwriter - RUTH. Watch her live performance of her original that she wrote specially just for us!

Pink Moscato Poached Peach Gelee w/ Yogurt Panna Cotta

Pink Moscato Poached Peach Gelee w/ Yogurt Panna Cotta

It's the month of April & the heatwave been hitting Asia badly. Hot humid weather & temperature soaring at 36 degrees celsius high! The best way to cool down the body temperature is to have some cold chilly desserts!

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cream Tart

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cream Tart

It's only in the recent years that I began to take a liking to the King of nuts - Macadamia nuts. I figured the best way is to make nut cream out of it & fill it in the tart along with layers of white chocolate. 3 layers of goodness in this tart recipe - white chocolate, macadamia nut cream, white chocolate.

Kimchi Angel Hair

Kimchi Angel Hair

This week, another remake & re-style of one of my past recipe - Kimchi Angel Hair. YES It's KIMCHI! , my favorite side dish to go with staples. Probably the reason why I always have jars & jars of kimchi hiding somewhere in the fridge.

Chinese Sausage & Scallion Pancake w/ 5-Spice Honey

Chinese Sausage & Scallion Pancake w/ 5-Spice Honey

My perfect morning is to enjoy a good read of my favorite book in bed at the same time, indulge in the readied breakfast with a lovely cuppa home brewed coffee. What's yours?

Invite-A-Friend: Tom Kha Gai w/ Orsqr

Invite-A-Friend: Tom Kha Gai w/ Orsqr

The first guest from XLBCR Invite-a-friend series with the guest favorite - Tom Kha Gai. Spicy, sour & savory coconut chicken soup w/ steam coconut hom mali rice! 

Chocolate Flourless Cake

Chocolate Flourless Cake

Light, fluffy decadent luscious treat! Chocolate flourless cake with the amazing ESSENSO Microground Coffee. If you're not a fan of chocolate this cake will definitely make you fall in love with it!

Bakkwa (Chinese Jerky) Fried Rice

Bakkwa (Chinese Jerky) Fried Rice

Happy Chinese New Year to all you folks out there! I will be sharing a few tips to making a good plate of fried rice using Bakkwa as the main ingredient in this week recipe~

Cheesy Fermented Tofu Fettuccine w/ Leek & Pork Belly

Cheesy Fermented Tofu Fettuccine w/ Leek & Pork Belly

Leek & Fermented Tofu probably belongs to one of the paired ingredients that are perfectly matched for each other (i.e. chocolate & milk). With the addition of parmigiano reggiano (parmasan cheese) it helps to further amplify the characters of the fermented tofu.

Bulgogi & Quinoa Bowl w/ Minty Sriracha Dressing

 Bulgogi & Quinoa Bowl w/ Minty Sriracha Dressing

With the arising trend of healthy grain bowls like quinoa, chia, farro & brown rice top with savory meat & hearty vegetables, it is no wonder that many people are moving in the direction of healthy eating.

Apple Pie w/ Thyme, Ginger & Lemongrass

Apple Pie w/ Thyme, Ginger & Lemongrass

So bye, bye, Miss American Pie. Drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry' - It's one of those morning/afternoon where you feel like singing a jingle away after baking the pie.

Curry Braised Bacon Wrapped Loin w/ Holy Basil, Feta & Chips Stuffing

Curry Braised Bacon Wrapped Loin w/ Holy Basil, Feta & Chips Stuffing

Let us brighten our platelet by exploring the world of spice. Yes, we are making curry! It is said that all curry taste differently depending on the ratio and types of spice being used. 

Cranberry Milk Loaf w/ Roasted Honey, Thyme & Cardamon Pear

Cranberry Milk Loaf w/ Roasted Honey, Thyme & Cardamon Pear

It's gonna be Christmas in just six days time & I am getting my hands on to some lovely X'mas treats for this year gatherings.  Loaf cake is one of the easiest tea time/after-meal dessert you can ever make. 

Tiramisu Yule Log

Tiramisu Yule Log

Yes the festive season is here! Thanksgiving, bells ringing, gift exchanging & gatherings! & it is also the season filled with  tons of yummilicious FOOD! This year, I decided to make Tiramisu Yule Log again by further refining the recipe with better styling of course.

Spiced Poached Plum Salad w/ Soy Balsamic Dressing

Spiced Poached Plum Salad w/ Soy Balsamic Dressing

If you are a fan of poached fruits, I guarantee you will definitely love this recipe. Tangy spiced poached plums balanced with a touch of savory notes from the soy balsamic, sun-dried tomatoes bits & feta cheese. Walnuts for the crunch & olives for that extra layer of texture. 

Hickory Coffee Crusted Steak w/ Red Wine Blueberry Chocolate Reduction

 Hickory Coffee Crusted Steak w/ Red Wine Blueberry Chocolate Reduction

It is a day where people from all over the world come together to celebrate coffee as not just a beverage but a cornerstone in the many facets of of human societies all over the world.

Bonito Brown Rice w/ Yakiniku Pork

Bonito Brown Rice w/ Yakiniku Pork

This week, inspired by the famous Yoshinoya's chain known for its beef bowl (Gyudon), I came up with this recipe - Bonito Brown Rice w/ Yakiniku Iberico Pork Slices . イベリコ鰹玄米 . Iberico Katsuo Genmai.

Pumpkin Bisque w/ Sea Bass

Pumpkin Bisque w/ Sea Bass

To be honest, I have been on the go for healthy eating recently and this recipe easily made it to the top with its high nutritional value from the vegetables & sea bass. Leave the fish flakes out and it will be perfect for vegetarians.