Cooking Adventures · Dinner Parties

Housesitting at Ms NO’s

How does the idea of cooking in someone else’s kitchen sit with you? Does that excite you, knowing that you have the opportunity to play around in a new environment and fiddle with someone else’s gadgets or does that make you nervous, as you step outside of your own comfort zone and navigate your way through… Continue reading Housesitting at Ms NO’s

Cooking Adventures · Dinner Parties · Melbourne · Sweet Treats

A Summer Night In

This was back towards the end of summer, when the days were still warm and I still had a stash of pippis in my freezer from our last pippi-picking outing at Venus Bay (don’t judge, I’ve a pretty powerful freezer!). So feeling the urgency to use those pippis before the summer was over, I invited some of the girls… Continue reading A Summer Night In

Comfort eats · Dining Review · Dinner Parties · Melbourne

Housewarming at Indira’s

I don’t know about you but I seriously have some talented friends in the kitchen. And if the average Jane like me can be surrounded by some budding chefs and bakers, there is little to wonder why shows like My Kitchen Rules & Masterchef seem to have no short of contestants. And I won’t be… Continue reading Housewarming at Indira’s

Cooking Adventures · Dinner Parties

The One Where Lamb Made It to the Table

Ever since I’ve lived in Melbourne, I’ve come to appreciate, among many other things, lamb. Lamb is not that readily available in Singapore so before Melbourne, I’ve never actually tasted lamb and the closest thing that I’ve tasted is mutton. And I can’t say that I’m a big fan of mutton because of the heavy… Continue reading The One Where Lamb Made It to the Table

Cooking Adventures · Dinner Parties

6 Sisters Round the Table

What happens when you have a friend who shares your interest in cooking and good food? Haha well, expect him/her to egg you on! (Uh-oh, too punny?) Well, if you haven’t already noticed, a lot of my friends enjoy their food. In particular, there’s Ms JQ. So Ms JQ and I are fans of Jamie… Continue reading 6 Sisters Round the Table

Cooking Adventures · Dinner Parties

The Great Steak Out

Dinner parties – oohhh there is something about it that draws me. The planning of the menu, the excuse to cook up some special dishes, the inviting of the guests, the beautifying (read: tidying up) of the house, the surprise dish or gift that the guests turn up with, and of course, the enjoyment of… Continue reading The Great Steak Out