Crisp Duck Leg with Sweet Potato,Coconut & Lemongrass Mash, Gai Lan & Asian Broth


Crisp Duck Leg with Sweet Potato,Coconut,Lemongrass Mash, Gai Lan Food Social recent Cooking Demonstration & Wine Matching event at The Apartment, head chef Nirmal has shown us how easy to make this elegant dish with fun & interactive session. My verdict: Crispy skin with succulent duck meat with subtle coconut and lemongrass flavour in the sweet potato … Continue reading

Panfried Scallops with Cauliflower puree, crisp Pancetta and Sage


Panfried Scallops with Cauliflower Puree, crisp Pancetta and Sage Food Social recent Cooking Demonstration & Wine Matching event at The Apartment. Head chef Nirmal has shown us how easy to make this elegant dish with fun & interactive session. My verdict: The stacked scallops topped with crispy pancetta surrounded by scattered crisp sage and an … Continue reading

Thai Stir-fry chicken with chilli and basil


Chicken with Chilli & Basil Stir Fry This fast and easy stir-fry is perfect for dinner. For fans of quick and easy Thai stir-fry, this is the recipe you won’t want to miss! Simply serve with a bowl of steamed rice. Voila! RECIPE Makes 4 30ml peanut oil  400g chicken thigh fillets,chopped finely 3 shallots,peeled … Continue reading

Delicious Lime & Chilli Roasted Snapper


Delicious Lime & Chilli Roasted Snapper If you are a seafood fan, this is a must try recipe! It’s simple.delicious and healthy too. RECIPE Serves 4 4 x 500g plate-sized snapper fish,cleaned 2cm piece fresh ginger (10g) 2 cloves ginger, sliced thinly 8 fresh kaffir lime leaves 1 fresh long red chilli,sliced thinly 2 tbs … Continue reading

Yummy Finger Food At My Birthday Party


Yummy Finger Food At My Birthday Party My birthday party at my place is an event where food always take the center stage ( even upstaging the birthday girl!!). This compiled finger food recipes are from various cook book, online website and some my own creation and also my helper. Wouldn’t have made it possible … Continue reading

Red Spice Road Lamb Ribs Recipe


Finger lickin’ good lamb ribs This is quite an ambitious dish for a Easter Dinner. Firstly, I wasn’t aware that EVERYTHING closes on a Good Friday here (that’s after living in Australia for close to 6 years). That even includes the supermarket like COLES. Lamb ribs is not something you can get off from any … Continue reading

Masterchef Braised Beef & Daikon


  Winter Warmer Masterchef’s Braised Beef & Daikon This dish was inspired after watching Masterchef Masterclass.Although easy, it is quite an ambitious and time consuming dish. It takes a total of 2.5-3 hours to cook. Packed with flavours and perfect warmer for winter. RECIPE Makes 4 20g dried shitake mushrooms, soaked in hot water for … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Brownies Heaven!


Double Chocolate Brownies Heaven If you are a baking newbie, this is the perfect recipe for you! There’s minimal baking skills required unless you consider mixing ingredients a skill. It’s quick,easy and most importantly,yummy! You are just 7 steps away from chocolate heaven!So,what are you waiting for? RECIPE Makes 12 80g (2 ¾ oz) butter 40g (1/3 cup) … Continue reading

Seafood galore at The Anchorage Restaurant


Located on the Strand on Williamstown, which overlook the bay area, this boat house converted restaurant is not your typical walk-in restaurant. I would probably missed out on the great seafood if it wasn’t for my friends.This restaurant specially caters for functions such as birthdays,weddings,christening and corporate functions. No wonder the shouts of Hip Hip … Continue reading

Seafood & Chicken Paella


Cook to impress A picture perfect of David ( a new friend found from Spain) holding his pan of paella of artistically placed prawns in a circle with a rind of lemon in the middle has inspired me to cook this dish. What was supposed to be just a seafood paella turned out to be … Continue reading