Sinigang Phở

Let me tell you about rainy days. In the middle of the scorching summer heat, it is a pleasant and an immensely welcomed treat to have light cooling rain-showers paired with a refreshing breeze. This kind of day smells and feels like home to me (aaah, the tropical monsoon), hence comes a craving for comfort … Continue reading Sinigang Phở

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Slow-cooked Chashu Pork Bao and the summer solstice

Today officially kick starts summer on this side of the world, and as you can see, everyone's creeping out of hibernation or simply waking up from all the daily haze. There are these little things called distractions which disguise themselves as meaningful preoccupations, and I have to admit that I have fallen prey to these … Continue reading Slow-cooked Chashu Pork Bao and the summer solstice

Scallops + Shiitake and a Chou-rave, radish, cucumber salad

Seafood is something I wish I can have everyday. Meat is love and all, but I just realized I've been having a love affair with seafood and fish all my life without even knowing it. My grandfather was a fisherman, and my dad has always been a fisherman's son (Read: we had to have fish … Continue reading Scallops + Shiitake and a Chou-rave, radish, cucumber salad

Spiced up like a chili con carne

Wow! It's almost the end of 2015. I can't believe how fast the days are passing. I mean seriously, didn't we just got back from the summer holidays?! I always have a tough time catching up from summer break and regrouping to real-life pace. I take my sweet time to peel out the past season … Continue reading Spiced up like a chili con carne

Our little kitchen and the best burger of 2014

Seven years in the making and two apartments later, here I am finally writing about the food we prepare and cook at home, the little goofy culinary fails and accidental wins we have, and the food in other people's kitchens. Yes, seven years. Food has always been a huge part of my identity. I come … Continue reading Our little kitchen and the best burger of 2014