Roasted Corned Beef and Cabbage

Roasted Corned Beef and Cabbage

This slow Roasted Corned Beef and Cabbage is totally worth the time to prepare it. Delicious served with baked potatoes, carrots, and cabbage wedges.

Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet Potato Balls

Only a few simple ingredients used in these gluten free Sweet Potato Balls deep fried to golden perfection. They make a tasty tea time or snack time treat.

Roasted Baby Potatoes

Roasted Baby Potatoes

These Roasted Baby Potatoes are the perfect side dish. They go with everything and are so easy to prepare. Only a handful of ingredients required.

Creamy Sausage Vegetable Soup

Creamy Sausage Vegetable Soup

This Creamy Sausage Vegetable Soup is especially warm and comforting on chilly days. It is delicious served with crusty bread.

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

Simple and delicious Chicken Curry using convenient premixed curry powder with detailed instructions in the video. Best served with rotis and basmati rice.

Yam Nian Gao Fritters

Yam Nian Gao Fritters

A sweet, chewy, and crispy treat of nian gao sandwiched between slices of taro (a.k.a yam) and sweet potatoes dipped in batter.

Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes

Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes

Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes make a great side dish. They are delicious served as is or with a little butter and a sprinkling of cinnamon sugar.

Baked Potato Chips

Baked Potato Chips

Homemade Baked Potato Chips flavored with salt, pepper, and thyme. Conventional potatoes may be used but Purple Majesty potatoes make these chips stunning!

Baked French Fries

Baked French Fries

Love French fries but don’t like deep frying? Try these Baked French Fries. Only three tablespoons of oil used for two pounds of potatoes.

Pan Fried Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

Pan Fried Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

These Pan Fried Smashed Fingerling Potatoes are so tender and buttery on the inside with a very tasty and slightly salty crust. They are just the perfect side dish!

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

These roasted fingerling potatoes are creamy and buttery on the inside with a crisp and salty exterior. They go well with grilled meats, poultry, and fish.

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this fuss free Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage. Only 15 minutes of prep work for a delicious meal to feed a crowd.

Chicken Korma with Cashew Nuts

Chicken Korma with Cashew Nuts

This creamy and fragrant Chicken Korma with Cashew Nuts is perfect for those with a milder palate. It is delicious served with fluffy steamed basmati rice.

Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback Potatoes

Elegant Hasselback Potatoes are a great choice when celebrating an event or having company. They are easier to prepare than they look.

Kari Debal (Devil Curry)

Kari Debal (Devil Curry)

Kari Debal is a specialty of the Portuguese Eurasian community in Malaysia and Singapore. It is a fiery chicken dish usually served during Christmas.

Eurasian Chicken Stew

Eurasian Chicken Stew and Cookbook Giveaway!

If you are like me, you probably own more than a handful of cookbooks. I like to thumb through the pages to admire the pictures, read and get inspired by them. They are a joy to collect even in this digital day and age. A physical copy that I can hold, bring from place to…

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Sweet Potatoes in Ginger Syrup

Sweet Potatoes in Ginger Syrup

This Sweet Potatoes in Ginger Syrup is a delicious and warming Chinese dessert using only 3 ingredients. It takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Baked Potato and Tuna Croquettes

Baked Potato and Tuna Croquettes

We all need to have one or two dishes to fall back on when given short notice of a pot-luck, gathering, or party. These quick and easy potato croquettes are just the thing as they can be made with pantry staples. I like to assemble them the night before and pop them in the oven…

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Tapioca Cake (Kuih Bingka)

Tapioca Cake (Kuih Bingka) and Awards

I am so glad that the summer holidays are finally here for my boys. Hopefully life will be a little less hectic and we can spend some quality time together. This past weekend was the first one after many that we were able to spend together as a family without either one of the boys…

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Fingerling Potato Salad

Memorial Day 2011 and Fingerling Potato Salad

Today is Memorial Day and we commemorate the men and women who gave their lives for the cause of freedom so that we can live in peace. America is my adopted country and I am deeply indebted to the sacrifices made on my behalf across many generations past. This morning my younger son will be…

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Vegetable Samosas

Vegetable Samosas

Samosas are triangular shaped stuffed pastry snacks that are deep fried or baked. The filling is usually made up of spiced potatoes, onions, and peas. Sometimes a little ground beef, lamb, or chicken is added. Served with a little chutney or yogurt, it can be a very tasty and delicious light lunch.

Green Peas Mashed Potato Pancakes

Green Peas Mashed Potato Pancakes

These humble and tasty Mashed Potato Pancakes are dressed up with green peas and pan fried. They make a delicious side dish or snack.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

A simple yet elegant and tasty side dish for your holiday table. Recipe includes a savory and sweet topping.

Crunchy Taro Fritters

Crunchy Taro Fritters and CSN Giveaway

These savory Crunchy Taro Fritters flavored with five spiced powder and sesame seeds make a really tasty snack. Be sure to make a bunch for they go quickly.

Bubur Cha Cha

Bubur Cha Cha

Bubur Cha Cha is a popular Malaysian dessert consisting of a medley of sweet potatoes, taro, tapioca flour jelly, and sago in a thick coconut sauce flavored with pandan. Sometimes black eyed peas, bananas, and even durian are added to the mix. This delicious and fragrant dessert is normally eaten in the afternoon or during…

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Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad and Christmas Party

Hi everyone, we are having a wonderful Christmas season. We hope your holiday is going well too. It is a nice long break and a chance to catch up with family and friends. The weather also cooperated. It has been and continues to be bright and sunny. We had some more snow just before Christmas…

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Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad

Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad

This Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad is a twist on the classic with the addition of sweet potatoes and cranberries providing a contrast of colors and textures.

Leek and Potato Soup

Leek and Potato Soup

This classic Leek and Potato Soup is a smooth and creamy soup that is full of flavor. It uses just a few ingredients and is very easy to prepare.

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes with dried cranberries and orange zest moistened with freshly squeezed orange juice. Makes a wonderful side dish or snack.