• Egg,  Japanese,  Pork,  Rice,  Under $1,  Vegetables

    Japanese Omu Rice ~ with cheese, ham and ketchup

    So after making the popular Japanese Potato Salad a few days back, I was in the mood again for something contemporary Japanese. I wanted something supremely easy which is fun to eat. I was getting a bit sick of stir frying food and wanted to do something different. Fried rice is always an easy but boring dish to prepare.. I mean, how interesting can fried rice be? Using essentially the same ingredients as regular fried rice (minus the ketchup), I made Omu Rice for lunch one afternoon. Ah-mm, 88 and Jason raved about how delicious this was, although I don’t think it differed too much from normal fried rice. Don’t tell…

  • Airfryer (Philips Airfryer!),  Chicken,  One-dish Meals,  Rice,  Stew,  Under $2

    Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

    Who doesn’t like creamy gravy over rice? This afternoon, I made a variation of Chicken Stroganoff, cooked Asian style without sour cream, with plenty of sliced onions and button mushrooms in a creamy Carnation white sauce. Oh yes, I airfried the chicken pieces. They’re so tender and juicy. Many people associate Carnation evaporated milk with Teh-Si, and rightly so. Most would be surprised at the savoury dishes you can whip up with a can of Carnation milk! You can cook mac and cheese, shepherd’s pie, butter chicken, potato soup, baked fish, and lots of other breakfast, lunch and dinner options you never thought possible. And with a 330ml can just…