• One-dish Meals,  Prawns,  Rice,  Western Food

    Shrimp and Mushroom Risotto with Italian Herbs and White Wine Sauce

    I have cooked many dishes and have done many experiments, substituted many ingredients and discovered many flavours.. but if there’s one dish that truly left me mind-blown, it is this. I am almost afraid to cook this again, for fear of not being able to replicate the flavour a second time. The umami was something out of what my palette could recognise, and it is indeed, a welcomed surprise. I decided to include this not-that-budget Shrimp & Mushroom Risotto recipe because it’ll still cost you less than what you’d pay for risotto outside! :) Plus, the extreme satisfaction you get after the meal is completed? It’s priceless! Makes 2-3 servings…

  • Prawns,  Stir-fry,  Under $2,  Zi-char

    Tomato Garlic Prawns

    I am back from Bali and now my tummy still feels spicy! Bali is a destination I have never thought of going. I have never been a fan of “getaways” where people relax in a resort or villa and spend money in bars. I am not adverse to any kind of travelling though- of course I had to sneak in a visit to the Kintamani volacano with a road trip out to Ubud from Seminyak, and add in lots of local food exploration. This was a birthday trip for Jason- he enjoyed the time and villa immensely and that is all that matters, for now only, while stocks last, for…