Pesto alla genovese

Whenever I eat pesto (alla genovese in particular) I’m reminded of a friend who loves this italian dish. We both love food, the difference is she still maintains her 23-inch waistline…yes, it’s true and no I won’t divulge mine lol. Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy hence Read More


(Homemade but not your usual instant Ramen) I think I’ve been watching too much of youtube’s Cooking with the Dog (Francis)…I’ve been concocting a lot of Japanese food in the kitchen lately. Not that I complain…we love Jap Tabemono anyway.For now I’m gonna go to dreamland, will write something decent when I awake. Remember, a Read More

Hainanese Chicken Rice

I’ve stressed some posts ago that the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. This is another attempt to prove that the saying is true. Yesterday, I cooked a popular dish from his other home, Singapore. Yes, though coming from the Hainan region of China, this dish is most popular as a Read More

Tuna, is that really tuna?

  Tuna and Butterfish sashimi   This is the color of tuna I’m used to eating, a hint of pink to red. I would have preferred it pink marbling with white (fat) though. I cannot be sure if this is yellowfin (ahi), big-eye or bluefin (surely not bluefin as this is hardy in the market Read More

Ikea revisited

(I’m loving the Iphone 4’s camera; such vivid colors) I can’t remember when was the last time I’ve been to Ikea. I really missed the place. When my kids were much younger we would go there often to buy some klumpert, really needed kitchen utensils or to simply dine at their famous resto for their Read More

Why an eat-all-you-can buffet is best when dining out with kids

Daughter at a running sushi restaurant some summers ago.   — As the title says I would focus on why an eat-all-you-can buffet is best when dining out with kids. You’d think storm and women are fickle-minded? Kids would beat anyone in this department! They’d go, I like this and I like that but after a Read More