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Food Prep

Food Prep

5 Easy Recipes to Try With Your Kids At Home

In an all-out effort to flatten the curve with the spread of the coronavirus, parents and children have been advised to stay home when possible. While schoolchildren rejoice at the thought of being away from school, parents groan in frustration, not knowing what else they can do to keep their kids busy. How about some family bonding time through cooking and baking? Children love to be involved in group activities and the kitchen is full of curious things to play …

Simple Stay-Home Snacks to Whip Up

Staying home might get a little dull every now and then. But if anything, there is no better time for you to exercise your home cooking chops and test out new recipes.  Missing your favourite desserts, dishes and sweet treats? Want to DIY that crispy, warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven goodness.. but also don’t want to spend the entire day in the kitchen?  We’ve got you covered. Here are a few easy stay-home snacks you can whip up, all almost effortlessly! Easy Portuguese …

Your Guide To Steaming Delicious Food

How often can you say this – steaming food can be sexy.  Previously thought of a cooking method only for the health-conscious, steaming is slowly catching on amongst home cooks for its many benefits. You can stretch your imagination with this method, not only saving it for when nursing a fever or cold. Professionals turn to it for its rich flavours, so you can replicate their methods at home too, and impress your family and friends. All you need are …

How to Make the Most of Your Garlic When Home-Cooking

Garlic is one of nature’s best gifts to the kitchen. Spicing up dishes that would have been too bland otherwise, there’s nothing the versatile ingredient cannot do – and who doesn’t love garlic bread? But for us common folk not well-versed in professional cooking methods, preparing garlic is slow and often cumbersome. We peel the tiny cloves one by one with our fingernails, which is not only time-consuming but also unhygienic. We chop it too coarsely or unevenly for recipes …

Classic & Easy Thai Fishcakes

Missing your favourite Thai restaurant? No fear, you can replicate some of their dishes right here! One of our favourite starters at a Thai restaurant are their fishcakes. The recipe we have here is almost a meal itself – packed full of fish (you can use any white fish meat – flaky ones do well), potato and herbs. The fishcakes are then fried to a light crisp on the outside, while still retaining its moist centre. We like pairing this …

5 Simple Cooking Hacks to Upgrade Your Home-Cooked Meals

As restaurants and cafes close amid the coronavirus pandemic and more workers are advised to work from home, more people are opting to stay in and cook. While it is possible to have regular takeouts and convenient food deliveries, these costs will add up and you may end up spending more than when you eat out. Worse still, you may end up generating more plastic waste, too, from all the takeout containers. That means many people need to pick up …