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Recipe: Perfect Italiano’s Deep Fried Potato with Mozzarella Cheese

My second favourite dish at Perfect Italiano’s Masterclass, conducted by Chef Lino Sauro of Gattopardo at Palate Sensations, was Deep Fried Potato stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese.  It’s simple to execute and would be great for parties. Here’s the recipe so you can cook for your loved ones and good friends: Deep Fried Potato stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese (recipe reproduced with permission from Perfect […]

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Recipe: Perfect Italiano’s Wonton Ravioli with Soya Marinated Prawns & Parmesan Fondue

I was invited to Perfect Italiano’s Masterclass yesterday at Palate Sensations. Conducted by Chef Lino Sauro of Gattopardo, we learnt how to make 3 dishes using Perfect Italiano’s cheese. Read on to find out how you can get a trial pack of Perfect Italiano Parmesan Grated Cheese to use at home. My favourite dish was […]

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Recipe: Babi Pongteh (Peranakan Pork Belly Stew) – Gastronomic Ruminations

As my visit to my aunt and uncle in San Francisco draws to a close, I thought I would cook a stew for them with the flavours of home as a souvenir before I leave. Feeling like a veritable fish out of water especially since I couldn’t summon sufficient courage to drive on a different side […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Fondant with Crème Anglaise, Sautéed Bananas & Banana Ice Cream – Chef James Martin – Gastronomic Ruminations

Melt-in-the-Mouth Chocolate Puddings with Crème Anglaise, Sautéed Bananas & Banana Ice Cream (Recipe by Chef James Martin  – reproduced with permission from BBC Lifestyle) SERVES 4    Ingredients for Chocolate Puddings 125g / 4½oz butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 125g / 4½oz dark chocolate (50-60% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 4 eggs 100g / […]

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Recipe: Deep-Fried Egg with Crispy Bacon & Frisée Salad – Chef James Martin

Deep-Fried Egg with Crispy Bacon & Frisée Salad (Recipe by Celebrity Chef James Martin – reproduced with permission from BBC Lifestyle)   Ingredients for the Crispy Eggs 5 free-range eggs 2 tbsp white wine vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper 110g/4oz plain flour 200g/7oz fresh breadcrumbs 3 liters vegetable oil, for deep frying Ingredients […]

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Recipe: Masoor Dal with Sizzling Tarka – Gastronomic Ruminations

21 August 2011 is unofficial “Cook and Share a Pot of Curry Day” in Singapore. There are several Facebook groups dedicated to this cause, which aims to create awareness of the need for tolerance and acceptance of cultural differences in a multi-racial society. I am sharing a Dhal recipe below which though technically, isn’t a curry, […]

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StarHub Launches Free FooD.I.Y. App on iPad – Gastronomic Ruminations

Are you a fan of cooking programs? Do you wish you could replicate the delicious dishes in your kitchen or perhaps, you already are an accomplished chef but would like to try out new recipes to expand your culinary repertoire? Whatever your skill level, if you love to cook or wish to learn how to […]

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SFF 2011 Recipe: Chicken Satay

Singapore owes her multicultural culinary heritage to the immigrants that populated the island from all parts of the world. Ethnic Indians form the third largest racial group in Singapore, thus Indian food has had a strong influence in shaping Singapore’s culinary history with notable local favourites such as Roti Prata, Nasi Briyani and Putu Mayam.  I found it […]

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SFF 2011 Recipe: Black Pepper Fried Flat Noodles (with demo video)

Recipe for Black Pepper Fried Flat Noodles (Serves 1) courtesy of The Gateway Hotels and Resorts Ingredients  100 gm Fettucine (flat pasta)  10 ml oil  15 gm butter  20 gm shallots (thinly sliced) 10 gm garlic (chopped)  2 gm ginger (shredded)  2 gm lemongrass bulb (chopped) 50 gm tomato (small diced)  5 gm black pepper (ground […]

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Recipe: Hong Kong Style Steamed Egg Custard 鮮奶燉蛋 (adapted from "Distinctive Snacks of Hong Kong" by Hui Chan Fan-Yuk)

Steamed Egg Custard (HK-Style Dessert) 鮮奶燉蛋 Ingredients 1 cup beaten egg 1 cup water 1 cup fresh milk 100g (4 oz) rock sugar Method 1) Add fresh milk to the beaten egg gradually. 2) Dissolve rock sugar in 1 cup of water (SFF: achieved by boiling both items together over a stove). 3) Cool the […]

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