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Lunch at Almon Marina

How much can you eat in a day? Last Saturday, we dedicated the afternoon to clothes, shoes and bags, ended up buying none of those but we ate all that our hearts desired. … [Read more...]

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Fish and mushrooms risotto

This dish makes use of every bit of one whole fish. The flesh is filleted and grilled; the bones and head are boiled to make the broth for cooking the risotto. What kind of … [Read more...]

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Tropical suburban sunset

Naming cocktail drinks can be a headache. The easiest technique is to simply enumerate the ingredients, but 3 fruit juices + silver tequila = delicious cocktail drink doesn't … [Read more...]

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Luk Yuen updates its menu

Since Sam turned vegetarian, it's been a challenge eating out because we have to choose restaurants that serve both meat and vegetarian dishes. And by vegetarian, I don't mean … [Read more...]

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Macaroni with walnut sauce

So, over the weekend, I learned to make a no-cook lacto-vegetarian sauce based on a recipe in The Silver Spoon. Walnut sauce (salsa di noci) is made with crushed walnuts, … [Read more...]

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The Italian lunch

Four years ago, Speedy bought me a copy of The Silver Spoon as an early mother's day gift. I've tried a few recipes from the book [the pork chops with blueberries (bracioli ai … [Read more...]

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Warm-me-up coffee

It's raining, cold and dark... Steaming hot coffee needs something more to really warm me up today. This drink┬áhas coffee liqueur, white creme de menthe and dark creme de … [Read more...]