Zesty Tuna and Rice Salad

This is one of my favourite dishes when I need a really quick meal. The origins of this dish was an accident. I had a really busy morning at home one day and was ready to cook myself a nice, tasty lunch when my landlord at the time decided that the microwave and kitchen stove needed replacing. It was 2pm in the afternoon. I was…

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Tangy Sardine Fried Beehoon

I’ve never really had sardines in my life until my mother-in-law cooked up some sardine curry one night. It blew my mind because the fishiness of the sardines was entirely eliminated by the richness of the tomatoes and the complex tanginess of tamarind, kaffir lime leaves and lime in combination. We normally have it with some rice and Greek yoghurt, which really lends a creaminess…

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Mexican Bean Soup

I love mexican food for its blend of different spices, savoury flavours and overall heartiness. Whenever I have a mexican food craving I think of nachos topped with chilli on carne, beef enchiladas, and chicken quesadillas. Mexican food is rich, comforting, and just food for the soul. However, some of these dishes may be calorie dense and not for everyday eating.That's why I have created…

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Get enough fibre every day and you CAN prevent chronic diseases

Many people say “carbohydrates are evil”, but that’s not entirely true. It depends on what kind of carbohydrates you’re referring to. Apart from the infamous refined sugar, did you know that fibre is categorised under carbohydrates too? Fibre has been shown to have beneficial effects to many aspects of human health. A recent article by the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that fibre…

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How to savour food with all five senses to eat mindfully

“He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.” ― Henry David Thoreau Whenever we sit down to eat, we’re always in different states of mind. Sometimes we’re chomping through a sandwich to get to a meeting on time, at others we’re sipping leisurely on wine and letting our forks linger over exquisitely…

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