Chicken & Bamboo Shoot Stir-fry

Make a big pan of this stir-fry and eat it all week! Ingredients 6 large bamboo shoots 1 chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large knob ginger, chopped 6-8 chicken thighs, sliced Light soy sauce Dark soy sauce Oyster sauce Sesame Oil Heat oil in a pan and cook onion and garlic until soft…

Za’atar Manoushe

1 tsp dry yeast 2 tbsp warm water 1 tsp sugar Mix in a bowl and leave it until it is frothy. 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup warm water 2 tbsp olive oil Combine everything and knead for FOREVER, it took 3 knead cycles in my bread machine…

Fasolia Beans with Rice

(Insert little snippet here) Usually I would rack my brain for 20 minutes to come up with a little paragraph to insert here that is somehow related to the recipe. But today is not one of those days. So here is the recipe and a cat to make up for the lack of effort. 2…

Chinese Radish Cake

I’ve been having a hankering for singaporean food. Food that you absolutely cannot find in Geneva. Kaya, Prata, Nasi Lemak and above all, carrot cake aka radish cake aka turnip cake. This dish has caused plenty of confusion even amongst people who are familliar with it. First of all, it’s not a cake. It just…

Arabic Coffee Cake

I know that I am about to offend a great deal of people but I’m going to say this anyways. I’m not fond of coffee. I believe the best way to drink it is ice blended, doused with hazelnut flavouring and served with a green straw. The belly-lint-producer on the other hand, needs his morning…

Beef bourguignon & roast potatoes

When I moved to Switzerland, I brought along a pressure cooker from Singapore. It was just sitting there, still in its box, in the store room. Along with, I found brand new bed sheets, a kettle, bread machine and a 6 piece wine glass set with decanter. It’s really useful to have a compulsive shopper…

4 Ingredient Spinach Pennenoni

  Yesterday, I had a coffee with some friends and someone asked the group how often we usually ate meat, seeing as everybody was slim. He shared that he restricted meat in his diet to twice a week. While my response was no more than twice a day. As I am definitely not one of…