Even though I am not Chinese, my family has lived amongst Chinese families as long as I can remember. In fact one of my sisters was married to a lovely Chinese who sadly died at a very early age (36 years old). We remember him fondly when we sit around my parents’ dining table and … Continue reading GONG XI FA CAI – Happy New Year!
I think my Indonesian friends would not agree with my red beans used here (aduki) as that was all I happened to have in my cupboard, not the red kidney beans normally used for this soup. I love this soup, filling, full of flavour and pretty healthy too. Growing up in Jakarta, with scorching heat, … Continue reading “Sop kacang merah”…red bean soup
It’s that time of the year…we all feel it, the over indulgence of the festive holiday finally hit us! I’ve agreed to do some sort of ‘diet’ with Aisha. Nothing too strenuous and we’re doing it till the end of February. If and when we’ve achieved our goals, we’d do it longer. The goals are; … Continue reading What’s quick to assemble for the weekend?
Oseng oseng sayur dan daging – Stir fried vegetables with slices of beef. What else would you do with only a red pepper, a bag of mange-tout and a few slices of roasted beef, left-over from NYE? This was just perfect for Kevan, but I also had 1/2 block of tofu left opened by daughter … Continue reading Just a simple ‘oseng-oseng sayur’ for today….until dinner time!
Hi everyone, Here we are, 2012! What a day to start a new year! It’s raining cats and dogs…bucketing outside my dining room. Definitely not a day to go out for a walk around the block, which my silly husband is doing at this moment! Yesterday, after hearing the forecast, I took the decision to … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2012
Hello! I’m Ina Pegley. I’ve been cooking for private customers for several years now, but have never got around to setting up a website. (Or rather, my husband Kevan has never got around to setting one up for me – designing websites is more his thing.) Anyway, we’ve finally done it, prompted by my placing … Continue reading Website launch