Recipe – BBQ Sauce & Chimichurri (no it’s not a Pokemon)

BBQ sauce and Chimichurri recipes to help make your BBQ as memorable as the people your sharing your food with

Review – shelter in the woods – how not to hurry

Nestled in a quiet corner of Bukit Timah (so nestled in that the cab driver, even with GPS assistance, seemed to have trouble locating it) is an unassuming, cozy little rotisserie restaurant offering unapologetic rustic European food. It is prepared with what I can only describe as a passion to delight the senses. Do not…

Review – Tanuki Raw – The art of illusion

As a chef, I value feedback from my customers. It is even more welcoming when it is justified because it gives me the chance to better understand the food I cook and my customers’ expectations. There are however two types of criticisms that do not sit well with me –  1. A critique about me not meeting my customers…

Musings – Passion & Purpose -An Evening with Chef Anderson Ho

If you have been reading the blog these few days you would have seen how busy we’ve been the past long weekend, preparing and gorging on gastronomic delights. When I cook at home I like to prepare simple hearty dishes that invoke memories of large family gatherings, sitting around a kitchen table surrounded by loved ones. I am…

Musings – Dining with Delicacies – The truffle

This long weekend Cheryl and I invited some friends over for an early dinner. I admit that I’m too lazy to entertain. Some may find that surprising given that I am a chef. Cooking shows give the impression that chefs, after slogging it up in the kitchen, are still driven by their endless passion & love of…

Musings – Dining by design 

I don’t get out to events as much as I’d like. However, last night I was fortunate enough to be invited by  Chef Anderson Ho, one of the most talented chefs I know, to Lavish’s 18 Anniversary gala dinner at Gardens by the Bay.    The evening’s spread was prepared by Chef Teo Yeow Siang, a truly accomplished…

Recipes – Sous vide Chinese Style braised beef 

  Last night I shared a wonderful dinner with my Friends, over dinner one of the conversation topics was about my Blog. “When are we gonna see more blogs on food” asked Gaston “I don’t want to see a fecking blog about your new shoes”  Now as enamoured as I am about my new shoes…