Pad Kra Pao, aka Thai Pork Basil Rice

I had a craving for Thai Pork Basil Rice yesterday. I love ordering this in Singapore and whenever we visited Thailand. We headed to the most authentic Thai restaurant we that was just across the river from our home for lunch yesterday but the craving was not entirely satisfied there. I wanted more of it. I’m not entirely sure if it’s part of those pregnancy cravings or not, but I just had to cook it again today.

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Char Kway Teow

I realised that day, it’s been a good 2 months since I’ve had this dish. That’s also how long I’ve been away from Singapore because I’m too far along to travel. After our Korean class (it was test day), we decided to pop by the supermarket to get some cockles for char kway teow

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Wafu Dressing (Japanese Salad Dressing)

Following two gestational diabetes tests, and many many vials of blood drawn, we went on a Japanese food spree. What is healthier and tastier than Japanese food, especially following such a scare. The meal will always start off with an appetiser of Japanese salad with a really simple and tasty sauce. I love the taste of the sauce so since it’s Japanese curry night, I thought to try it out for myself.

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Mee Rebus

It occurred to me it’s been some time since I last had Mee Rebus. There was sweet potato sitting in the container the whole two weeks I was away, so why not kill two birds with one stone.

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Homemade Chai Poh (Preserved Sweet Radish)

Used in a variety of dishes, from fried Carrot Cake to Chai Poh Omelette, this is our favorite as kids. When I visited my grandparents’ hometown in 2012, they even had preserved radish to accompany plain porridge. It was surprisingly yummy.

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Char Siew (Chinese BBQ Pork)

At 11pm, we decided that we wanted Char Siew Rice for supper instead of saving it for the next day’s lunch. Did it stove top this time round, yielded a much juicier char siew than before.

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