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Thai Yellow Curry

Thai Yellow Curry

Ingredients Seafood (either crab, prawns, squid, fish etc) Sliced garlic Capsicum (3 colors) sliced Egg x 2 Curry Sauce: 1 Tablespoon light soy sauce 2 teaspoons oyster sauce 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon curry powder ½ teaspoon ground white pepper 1 ½ Teaspoons roasted chili 

Sticky (ugly) Char Siew

Sticky (ugly) Char Siew

Ingredients: 1kg Pork (五花肉, pork shoulder butt – best to choose a cut with some fat to keep the meat soft) 2 Tbsp Light Soya Sauce 2 Tbsp Dark Soya Sauce 2 Tbsp Oyster Sauce 2 Tbsp Honey 3 Tbsp Sugar 1 Tbsp Hua Tiao 

Banana Cake

Banana Cake

Wet Ingredients 3 eggs 125g sugar 200g ripe bananas (3-4 bananas) 100g vegetable oil Dry Ingredients 150g cake/plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda Method Separate egg whites and yolks – whisk the egg whites until it achieves soft peaks Add in 

Women & East Africa

Women & East Africa

“Next time you’re in Africa driving in a rural area, look out the window and see who’s working in the fields. They are almost all women. If you listen only to the men, because they are the ones with the social permission to go to 

The Moment of Lift

The Moment of Lift

The book started off slow but the more I read, the more compelled and inspired I was. It’s simple, eloquent yet touches on so many issues and topics that I love reading about, framing them in ways I did not see. & the absolute importance 

Permanent Record

Permanent Record

I poured over this book and finished it in less than a day. I enjoyed this book and understand his narrative and stance. I’m not an IT person but his explanation and description of the mechanics of the internet and surveillance technology was presented in 

The End of the End of the Earth

The End of the End of the Earth

Following on the reading theme of climate crisis, The End of the End of the Earth, as ominous as the title sounds, was a simpler collection of essays. The author’s honest introspection made me think a little harder about climate-related actions and motivations. It’s a 

Tropic of Chaos

Tropic of Chaos

Finding myself with pockets of time to catch up on reading while working from home – this has been one of my best reads so far (& we’re still in Q1-2020!). Not meant to be a book review but sharing excerpts/thoughts that I felt were 

The Everything Minestrone

The Everything Minestrone

Ingredients Celery Carrot Potato Onions Veggie spiral pasta Can of kidney beans (drained) Can of butter beans (drained) Broth Anchovies, 2-3 pieces Chicken Broth 1L 1 jar of spaghetti sauce Seasoning Italian seasoning Cajun seasoning Method Cut up all the veggies into nice chunky cubes, 

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Herbs 2 cinnamon stick 4 pc star anise 1 knob of galangal/ginger 1 tsp toasted coriander seeds/1 tsp of coriander powder ½ tsp sichuan peppercorns (optional) ½ tsp white peppercorns (because its in the fridge) Seasoning 2 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp oyster sauce 1