Food & Party

Salad dressings

My sister @amanda_khong religiously brings her healthy lunchbox to work from Monday to Thursday. So I help her spice it up by making different salad dressing every week. This week, I made Miso-Mustard Dressing with: 🔸1/2 tsp grated ginger 🔸1 tbsp honey 🔸1 tbsp mustard 🔸2 tbsp miso The chicken is marinated overnight in generous …

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Soy sauce ginger-coriander dip with free-range steamed chicken

Made a healthy and easy soy sauce ginger-coriander dip to go with free-range organic steamed chicken. Just mix together pounded fresh ginger, julienned sawtooth coriander, soy sauce and chicken stock from the steamed chicken. Oh, I love my sawtooth coriander plant. I find so many uses for it. Yesterday, I just made tomato vinaigrette with …

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The Fay Khoo Awards Food Photography Workshop

Exploring food photography with SC Shekar last weekend. He makes beautiful images of food, scenery, and people (some which I’ve admired for years unknowingly). The authenticity and ease Shekar injects into something I deem as artificial and complicated is inspiring. I really dislike too much food styling which turn food into inedible art. Professional food …

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Hiro the Rotiboy

With the genius behind Rotiboy. At their 20th anniversary party, I found that they’ve sold more 500 million buns! Some time ago, at a dinner party, I was fortunate to be seated opposite of Hiro and his wife, Naree, where he told me about making steamed buns from scratch and selling by the roadside at …

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Karipap Pusing

Made Karipap Pusing! I normally make the dough with huge amount of butter for the melt-in-the mouth sensation. . This time, I try the other method. Love the swirl it creates. So pretty! 😍 I also use chicken this time, instead of just potatoes. Both “inti” (fillings) are equally delicious in my opinion. Tho I …

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Lotus Pancakes

At Chinese wedding banquet, while most people look forward to sharks’s fin soup (which I boycott), I eagerly wait for Chinese lotus pancakes 😋 . The elderly Chinese (well, even young ones) were always flabbergasted. But really, the value of food lies not in its price or prestige. Besides, I eat my sweet and crispy …

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Underwater birdnest

This eucheuma seaweed is also known as ‘underwater birdnest’(海底燕窝) I did not realize until recently that I’ve been raised eating collagen-rich plant, sea, and animal product. This is better than eating bird’s saliva in my opinion. . I’ll be making seaweed jelly with dates and osmanthus flowers. Let food be our cosmetics! 🌼 . #seaweed …

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What dinner parties are for

This is what dinner parties are for: the lively exchange of ideas, plus food and booze…It’s the most sensual setting for potentially groundbreaking debate and mutual discovery ever invented. – Brunch is Hell: How to Save the World by Throwing a Dinner Party” (Little, Brown)

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