Spaghetti Frutti di Mare (Seafood pasta)

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Spent a week at the not so popular part of Italy – Cilento. Italy remains our preferred holiday destination in Europe, mainly due to the food and the passionate restaurant operators. Unfortunately Agropoli (the nearest biggest town in Cilento) and … Continue reading

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Mustard Greens Rice 芥菜饭 (大菜饭)

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My late grandparents must be the most frugal person I know, frugal but not stingy. My grandmother was given a monthly budget of RM600 (USD200) to feed us. Us, I mean she had to cook and feed 6-7 of her … Continue reading

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Pasta al Funghi

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I have been in the mood for pasta haven’t I? I am addicted to pasta just like Chinese’s addiction to rice. When the pasta is cook to al dante, with the right sauce, how can one not like it? And … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Norma

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A Sicilian dish that made me looking high and low for ricotta salata. It’s not easy at all to find this cheese in Haarlem. Not in the neighbourhood delicacies shop, not in the impressive looking special cheese shop, certainly not … Continue reading

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Pasta all’ Amatriciana

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I have been in mood for pasta! Maybe because it’s so easy to prepare and there is a charm in that al dante Barilla no.5 with some olive oil and garlic and some times tomatoes. Can’t imagine I used to … Continue reading

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Pasta Carbonara with Zucchini

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Most pasta dishes are incredibly easy to cook, few minutes of chopping, few minutes of boiling and few minutes of preparing the sauce, you got yourself a wonderful plate of pasta.   It took me awhile to transform from eating … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken Legs with Ginger, Garlic, Lemon and Herbs

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Chicken is the cheapest meat in the Netherlands. It is probably also the most affordable meat in your country. Most of the Asians prefer chicken thigh while the Europeans prefer chicken breast. I can’t really understand why would anybody like … Continue reading

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