Pickled Chillies

This is how I pickle chillies. The ratio of my pickling liquid is 1 vinegar to 1 water – very easy to remember…

Family Favourite! Baba Ganoush

I love eggplant. Eggplant has always been one of my favourite veggies. Quite some time ago when we were still in Brisbane, this Italian gentleman in the market from whom we often bought fresh vegetables was selling a box of odd-shaped eggplants – $10. I was excited and grabbed it. Eggplant Curry, Moussaka, Mapo Eggplant,…

Run out of dinner ideas? Try Japanese Chicken Piccata

I would like to introduce one of my weeknight recipes – Japanese Chicken Piccata. In fact, this was one of my mum’s weeknight menus as well. It is quick and easy, and you can serve it within 30 minutes. Firstly, please do not mix up with the real Italian Piccata!! This piccata is one of…

Whipped Greek Feta Dip

“So, you are Japanese, right?”. This is often what I get when people see me for the first time in person after several emails and phone calls. They must have briefly thought I would be Japanese by my first name and ditched the idea after seeing my surname – traditional Greek name from Kastellorizo. My…