Dates Pudding: A tribute to My father

NON-SPONSORED POST I would love to thank all my followers and readers who texted or emailed me to offer condolences for the loss of my beloved father. My father was an exceptional man who challenged me to excel in everything I do.  He braved the archaic norms of a masculine society and sent me to […]

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Faux Coconut Panna Cotta with dried Apricot and Apricot Sauce: مهلبية جوز الهند بصوص قمر الدين

Is cornstarch included in your quarantine food shopping list? If not,  you may wanna consider reading this article to the end. Affordable and Versatile  Cornstarch is an affordable and versatile pantry staple with a long shelf life. Here are some of its many fully-tested functions:  For a velvety and restaurant-quality gravy, add a spoonful of […]

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Pumpkin-Coconut Pudding & Kaya Jam Sauce : First Thanksgiving In Singapore

Recipe Created by Nermine Mitry-Mansour  There aren’t two identical tables on Thanksgiving dinner in the US.  Each household has its unique story that is displayed through a number of signature recipes. Every immigrant who lands in the US carries dreams, skills and a deep-rooted food heritage. While we strive to make our dreams come true in […]

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Mango Sago: Singapore, My New Home 3/3

Recipe and food styling credit to Chef Derick Koh  Mango Sago is the perfect, delicate grand finale to a profusion of tantalising flavors, artfully packed in a Singaporean meal.

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Flourless Mocha Torte: The Abbey Bookshop

NON-SPONSORED POST My obsession with tidying up preceded “The Marie Condo” prodigy by a decade. I initially caught the bug of tidying up when I moved to Paris.  The City of Light mandated a radical change of lifestyle.  Our apartment was huge by French standards, yet fairly small by Californian terms.  My husband and I swiftly […]

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Fall Crème Brûlée & Apple Chips

All the good things come from Rome!  Yes, I want to believe that. The recipe of this crème Bruleé is adapted from the cookbook “ Tuto L’Ano Con La Cucina Italiana.”  The book features sweet and savory recipes for the four seasons.  It has stunning and captivating photos of creatively tweaked traditional Italian dishes.   I […]

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Barbecue Pork Tenderloin: The Twenty-Minute Recipe

Summer is in full swing.  Kids are off school and, I am in the midst of a marathon of kids’ activities.  In a prefect world, summer should be a synonym of lolling, less rushed morning, refreshing cocktails and fun get-togethers.  

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