Category Archives: Pasta

Pasta Carbonara

Are homecooked meals an impossibility? This Pasta Carbonara recipe might change your mind.Read More >>

Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Chanterelles, Sage

A new use for the humble sweet potato: Gnocchi! Paired with chanterelles, tossed in brown butter and dressed up with sage for a satisfying meal.Read More >>

Risotto With Peas And Prawns

Dear Peas, An apology is long overdue. For most of my life, I avoided you like the plague, because of your wrinkled, dull green appearance when cooked, and the bland, powdery-like consistency of your frozen counterparts when tossed with carrots and corns in a sad excuse for a ‘mixed vegetable‘ stir-fry. Your cousins, the Snow Peas, were just about the only fresh peas we got in Singapore, being more resilient and travel-savvy than you are. But their thick, rubbery skins yielded anRead More >>

Leek, Mushroom & Egg Linguine

Last night’s dinner was literally put together on the fly. It had been another hot day, M was away for work, I wasn’t in the mood to cook and even contemplated running out for a take-away. But time passed and soon, it was 7:30. Too late to drive out for food, or to concoct anything too time-consuming. With some freshly-plucked tomatoes pleading to be eaten, I had visions of a light linguine dish with garlic, cherry tomatoes, olive oil and a sprinkling of basil. Inspired, I preparedRead More >>

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