Pork chop with caramelised onions and dried apricot

Found pork chop, dried apricots, thyme and red onion in the fridge. This stirred me up to make a pork chop dish, topped with caramelised onions and drizzled with a balsamic reduction infused with thyme and dried apricots. Trust me, this recipe is simple and doesn’t require much work. What we would want though is…

Oyakodon (Chicken and egg rice bowl)

After coming back from a trip to Osaka and Japan last month, I was super eager to utilise the dashi stock packets I procured from Kayanoya (known to be the best in town). What better way to utilise the dashi than to make an oyakodon? The Oyakodon (親子丼) has always been a quintessential Japanese dish,…

Bone-in Chicken Thigh in Tomato Sauce With Green Olives

CHICKEN-LICIOUS | This middle eastern chicken dish is the epitome of “one-pan beauty”.    Looking to feed a hungry crowd with some irresistable love? Simply please them and satiate even the most discerning palates with this middle-eastern spiced chicken bone-in thigh dish simmered in a tomato sauce and green olives. This dish can be served…

Wasabi Beef Cubes

The combination of steak, wasabi and garlic is too compelling of a concoction to miss. I love Japanese-inspired dishes so and came up with this wasabi beef cube recipe using Wagyu beef from Japan (but feel free to use a rib-eye or sirloin cut too). Don’t worry, the wasabi is not that overpowering. It just…

Jerk Chicken Quinoa Citrus Salad

PROTEIN PACKED SALAD | A hearty and healthy chicken salad with creamy avocado, nutty quinoa, fresh parsley and lots of bright citrus flavours. Fancy a touch of the Carribean? Well, look no further than Jerk Chicken. First, let’s clarify: “Jerk” doesn’t mean what you think it means. It means Jamaican BBQ. This well rounded flavour of sweet,…

Sous vide Chicken Breast with Herbes de Provence

Thanks to sous vide cooking, no longer do you have to tolerate bland and tough chicken breasts. Chicken breasts are the classic lean muscle-building protein. But don’t get stuck in the routine of pan-frying the breasts, which often results in producing a tough, bland and dry texture. Tonight, I was feeling rather experimental and had…

Sous Vide Steak

First time experimenting with the Anova sous vide and decided I’ll test it out by making a rib eye steak, courtesy of Farmers Kitchen. Naturally farmed and grass fed, the Black Angus Beef comes from the far south eastern corner of Australia.  The meat can be ordered online, and comes chilled (never been frozen before)…

Roast Rosemary Rack of Lamb

Hosting a dinner party for friends but can’t think of what to make in a short amount of time? In situations like these, a quick and easy solution would be to roast a rack of lamb. Roasting is the ideal way to cook a rack of lamb. The process can basically be broken down further into…

Baked Salmon with Lemon-Dill Yoghurt Sauce

Salmon is one of the most nutritious types of fish to add to your diet. It supplies iron, zinc, niacin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12, in addition to a whole host of other nutrients you need for good health. As you may all know, salmon contains a specific type of unsaturated fat called omega-3 fatty…