Fried Carrot Cake

Fried Carrot Cake is a very popular local hawker dish and Singaporeans love their fried carrot cake, that’s also known as Chai Tow Kway. It does not contain any carrots and is made from a combination of white radish, rice flour and water, which is then steamed into cakes. I remember mum buying fried carrot…

Prata Goreng aka Kothu Prata

I came across this recipe in the Straits Times a long time ago. I had made it couple of times, but unfortunately I have misplaced the recipe. At that time, I felt it was a nice twist to the usual mee goreng (mee is for noodles and goreng means fry) and only later on did…

Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizzas? And better yet, if it’s homemade! This is one of the easiest meals to dish up, as you can always keep stock of the pizza base in the freezer and just buy the ingredients you like to go as your toppings when you’re in the mood for some homemade pizzas. Skip…

Quinoa Fried “Rice”

Hi All, this quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) recipe is from my sister, Shyamala. I have only tried it once in a salad form and liked it very much. I plan to try the below recipe and hope you will try it out as well and let me know how it goes. I was introduced to quinoa…

Bee Hoon with Carrot & Coconut

Bee Hoon is basically rice vermicelli which is a thin form of rice noodles. There are so many recipes using the rice noodles, so I’ll start off with my all-time favourite which is my mum’s recipe and she learnt it from some relatives in India. Of course, by now, she has modified it a bit…….

Kway Teow Goreng

I love noodles! Not so much the dried ones and preferably the fresh ones you get from the wet market in Singapore. There’s such a huge variety of noodles and the various preparation from the Chinese, Malay and Indian Muslim stalls that I think I will write a separate chapter on it altogether! This recipe…