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Sam’s jellyfish jelly

My daughters have this habit of cooking something -- anything -- when they're stressed out. It's final exams week and moods are volatile. On Saturday evening, Alex de-stressed … [Read more...]

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3-minute salad dressing

There are two things that, in a perfect world, Sam would vote to be on the dinner table for each and every meal -- soup and salad. Sad to say, it isn't a perfect world. We had … [Read more...]

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Rj’s bacon-wrapped siomai

Literally, the siomai were wrapped in bacon, threaded in bamboo skewers, deep fried then served with chow mein. It's not even proper chow mein -- more like instant noodles … [Read more...]

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Tips for making good tempura

I like making tempura using the flour-egg-panko coating -- dredge in flour, dip in egg, roll in panko then fry. Sam prefers the camaron rebosado way -- dip in seasoned starch … [Read more...]

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Watermelon iced tea

It was Sam who gave us our first taste of watermelon iced tea. She cut seedless watermelon into small cubes, dropped them into glasses of iced tea, gave Speedy and me each a … [Read more...]