chicken-teriyaki

Chicken teriyaki

When you discover what's in a bottle of teriyaki sauce, you will wonder why you have been buying bottles and bottles of the stuff when it's so easy to prepare it at home. … [Read more...]

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Hainanese chicken rice

Last night, there was a replay of the No Reservations episode shot in Singapore and, suddenly, I missed Singapore. I love the vibrancy of that city-state -- the food stalls … [Read more...]

chicken-sweet-chili-sauce

Chicken with sweet chili sauce

Yesterday, I cooked a stir fried vegetable dish with mung bean sprouts, spinach, mushrooms and tofu. If you've cooked with mung bean sprouts and spinach before, you'd know how … [Read more...]

wilted-spinach-egg

Wilted spinach and fried egg

There's this spinach and tofu dish we had at Miyabi a couple of months ago that I've been itching to replicate at home. One time, I had spinach in the fridge but no tofu. … [Read more...]

chicken-katsu

Chicken katsu

Before I learned to appreciate the raw seafood in Japanese cuisine, I was smitten with tonkatsu and that was what I'd order in just about every Japanese restaurant that I went … [Read more...]

ebi-tempura

Ebi (shrimp) tempura

Panko is a wonderful thing for fried food. And although traditionally used for dishes like tonkatsu, I like to use panko for making tempura too. Instead of dipping the shrimps … [Read more...]

beef-asparagus-stirfry

Stir fried beef and asparagus

A recipe dedicated to a teacher who told his students that a soup made without sauteing anything is simply WRONG. Dear Teacher Blah, not every dish requires sauteing. In fact, … [Read more...]