A few months ago, I whipped up a batch of Beef Goulash with Focaccia. There's nothing like a good ol' pot of stew lovingly cooked over hours and hours resulting in tender, melt-in-the-mouth, flavourful pieces of meat. Because patience is of the essence, it usually means making sure that I have the afternoon free since I don't … Continue reading Tom Yum Beef Goulash
We celebrated the birthdays of two January babies at Fynn's, South Beach Avenue. I've only gone past South Beach while riding the bus but have never ventured into the latest 'it' area laden with hip cafes, bistros, restaurants and bars until all of us decided to head there for Abby's and Zen's birthday dinner celebration. … Continue reading Fynn’s.
Oooh it's been a while. I went MIA after my girlie trip to Canggu owing to Flo and I moving to our new place. It's been a week and a day since we moved and we've unpacked everything and made this space our new home. It's still quite a big change from our last home in … Continue reading Matcha Spelt Flour Blondies
Kicked off our second weekend of the year with a short getaway to Bali. Just over a year ago, in Dec 2016, all of us sans Amanda went to Bali for Lesley's Hen's party. We had so much fun we decided that we wanted to do it again just because! Instead of going back to … Continue reading Canggu, Bali – Girlfriends and Great Food.
One of the best things in life is being able to cook for the people you love. One of the most difficult things to do however, is cook for two people. I don't usually like to have leftovers so I try to cook what's just right for two people and on occasion, if I know … Continue reading Spiced Grilled Chicken Breast with Avocado Salsa.
Before the 12 days of Christmas is officially up. it's time for some Peppermint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies! I was so busy over the Christmas period that I didn't manage to get round to making edible gifts for anyone. Since I had a small window of time just after, I decided to make some of … Continue reading Peppermint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
This may have come a teensy bit late but we have 12 days of Christmas right? And since we did it German style this year, "Fröhliche Weinachten und ein frohes Neues Jahr!" We had our Christmas dinner on the 24th and spent it with family and close friends. Past years have seen my parents hosting and … Continue reading Family, Friends and Feasts!
It's that time of year to say Bye to the 365 days that have passed, and Hello to the next 365 days ahead. I cannot help but reflect and be in awe at all that has happened to me in 2017. It's been a full year since I moved in with Flo, a whole 52 … Continue reading That Time of Year.