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ChopinandMysaucepan – First Blogiversary

“Life is not about the length of our time here but moments in time that give us inner peace. By capturing these moments on this blog, it is my hope it will also help you to relive your moments in … Continue reading

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Barbeque prawns – Asian and Western style

Summer is here and all the backyard barbeques will start sizzling once again. Apart from the usual sausages and meats, I sometimes like to prepare a seafood barbeque from all the fresh seafood that we Sydneysiders have with such abundance. … Continue reading

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Chinta Ria … Mood for Love, Sydney

“Good evening sir, are you in?”,  the exotic matre d’ with long flowing black hair greets me at the entrance. I stare into her beautiful eyes and wonder if this could be my lucky night. “Am I in?” I ask, … Continue reading

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Weekend cookout with young chef Jonah James

“Hey honey, pack your bags, we’re going for a weekend cookout with a master chef”, Mysaucepan exclaims. I start visualizing myself with Adam Liaw and Poh until she interrupts my daydream. “Jo has invited us to her new house and … Continue reading

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Ipoh “Kai Si Hor Fun” & my mother’s recipe

NOTE: This post is also submitted to celebrate Merdeka Open House 2011: Makan Through Malaysia which is in conjunction with Malaysia’s National Day on 31 August 2011. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Growing up as kids in Malaysia, a dish that is child friendly … Continue reading

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The Eight, Haymarket, Sydney

Newer Chinese restaurants in Sydney and for that matter in major cities like London, New York and San Francisco are evolving to capture the essence of modernisation that is happening around the world. The Eight in Sydney’s chinatown is one … Continue reading

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Spanish seafood paella

Mysaucepan is a fervent fan of paella to the extent she bought a huge paella pan to cook this Spanish classic. I, on the other hand, is lukewarm with paella as I have yet to experience a paella that has … Continue reading

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Fresh steamed prawns with coriander dipping sauce

On a glorious summer afternoon, nothing can beat this dish except perhaps eaten with some cool renditions of Gershwin’s jazzy numbers. This recipe is so simple yet tasty, it’s done before you find the lighter for your BBQ. Click on … Continue reading

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