Seared Tuna with Wasabi Mayo

Seared Tuna with Wasabi Mayo

Make this elegant Seared Tuna with Wasabi Mayo for your guests or a special occasion. It is deliciously meaty and takes only minutes to prepare.

Pan Fried Miso Butter Pumpkin

Pan Fried Miso Butter Pumpkin

Fragrantly delicious and “addicting” Pan Fried Miso Butter Pumpkin sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds. Great as a snack or side dish.

Omelet with Chives and Onions

Omelet with Chives and Onions

This quick and easy Asian style Omelet with Chives and Onions can be thrown together in minutes. It is usually served as a side dish with rice.

Spiced Quinoa Corn Patties

Spiced Quinoa Corn Patties

Tasty and fragrant Spiced Quinoa Corn Patties flavored with garam masala. Great as an appetizer, snack or side dish. Also works beautifully in the lunchbox.

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!

Kumquat Chicken

Kumquat Chicken

Pan fried the boneless skinless chicken thighs drenched with a sweetish kumquat and hoisin based sauce and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

French Toast

French Toast

I cannot remember when was the last time I had French toast. It seems like eons ago. I woke up this morning craving for some and decided that I would satisfy the craving after Ro-Ri San and Ro-Jiro left for work and school respectively. French toast is not their thing and so they had their…

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Green Bean Corn Cakes

Green Bean Corn Cakes

Simple, easy, gluten-free, and summery pan fried Green Bean Corn Cakes. Delicious as a side dish or snack dipped in sweet chili sauce.

Sweet and Sour Pompano Fish

Sweet and Sour Pompano Fish

It was a nondescript Sunday afternoon that promised to be routine as we quietly slip into the working week. Suddenly Ro-Ri San suggested that we visit the American Swedish Institute downtown as they are holding an exhibition on Nordic miniature carved figures. And since the Asian market was only a few blocks away, it made…

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Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes)

Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes)

These tender and delicate Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) are a must try with chicken and beef curry. Includes step-by-step and video instructions.

Spicy Anchovies, Peanuts, and Tempeh

Spicy Anchovies, Peanuts, and Tempeh

Aah…for the simple pleasures in life! There are some dishes that seem so homespun and yet when you encounter them in a buffet spread, everyone makes a bee-line for it. This Malay condiment is often found at “rice stalls” during lunch time. It goes very well with rice and curry but is also very good…

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Lobak (Five-Spice Meat Rolls)

Lobak (Five-Spice Meat Rolls)

Lobak is a deep fried minced pork roll wrapped in beancurd sheet. It has a crunchy exterior with a soft and chewy filling. On the island of Penang, lobak is often made at home by the Straits Chinese as one of the main dishes during festivals and celebrations. At the food courts, it is eaten…

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