Entries from November 2008

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Exo Aglio

I have a friend who hates prawns, lobster, crabs, and everything with an exoskeleton. She says they’ve got an “exoskeleton taste”, all the while wrinkling her nose. I think she’s mad – I love that flavour to bits. Prawns, in particular – not just for the taste but also for the ease with which their […]

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Soupe a l’Oignon

As someone who has lived all her life in “the tropics” – particularly, Singapore – I’ve never had the chance to experience living in a climate where you feel the weather slowly growing warmer, cooler, wetter, drier, or anything of the sort. Sure, I’ve been to temperate regions before, and played in the snow, but […]

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

How To Soothe A Sore Throat

Whenever bunny and I are in Pacific Place and have some time to kill, we inadvertently end up wandering around great. This time, I found a whole stash of interesting looking honeys in one of the aisles, and decided to buy a tub of heather honey to try it. Now, I’m not a huge fan […]

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Rigatoni Soldiers

In my previous post, I mentioned that I’m not a fan of tomato based sauces. That’s not entirely accurate. While I don’t really like them as the sauces for my tagliatelle or linguine, I’m quite a big fan of baked dishes that have a nice red or meat sauce in them. Shepherds and cottage pie […]

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Linguine with Spicy Crabmeat and Pine Nuts

Whenever bunny and I have guests over for a fussy-ish dinner, more often that not, she gets asked if she eats “like this” (read: if I cook fancy, fussy, multi-course dinners with LOADS of washing up after….) every day. Obviously, she doesn’t. In fact, most of the time when we eat in, I cook really […]