Chinese Cooking: Pan-fried Juicy Pork Dumplings


As you can tell, I’ve been cooking a lot lately. I’ve always loved baking and cooking, but finally being able to experiment in my own kitchen has really been good fun. Making sure it’s well-stocked with all your favourite spices and condiments, shopping for fresh produce and trying out new recipes that really brings me so much […]

Michelin Guide ★: Olympe, Rio de Janeiro


It was such a pleasure meeting the team behind one of the World’s 100 Best restaurants, and one of Latin America’s 50 Best! Chef  Thomas Troisgros takes over from his dad Claude, and their work is a culmination of 38 years of research on the best of local produce. We really enjoyed trying ingredients like […]

Brazilian Cooking: Mouthwatering Moqoeca (Fish Stew)


Since getting back from our trip to Brazil, I’d been wanting to try some Brazilian cooking. In particular, this mouthwatering Moqoeca or fish stew. We didn’t get to try it in Rio, so I thought why not just whip it up at home? This hearty stew is traditionally slow-cooked in a terracotta casserole and is […]

Review: La Braceria, Greendale Ave


My best friend Jacqueline has always raved about La Braceria as one of her favourite authentic Italian family restaurants. I personally love the casual, warm hospitality at Capri, but this turned out to be quite the excellent recommendation! The place is cosy, rustic and elegant at the same time. Overall: ★★★★☆ Quality pasta and meats. Casual, […]