January 28, 2013

Tenkomori, Regents Place


I do love me some oodles of noodles. A bowl of al dente strands sitting in a bowl of steaming broth packed full of flavour is always extra welcoming when it's drizzling and grey outside. And yes, I'm a rabid fan of Mappen, so naturally I'd jump at the chance of trying out Mappen and Oiden's new sibling - Tenkomori.
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January 22, 2013

Heston Blumenthal's Chicken Stock


I am a rabid fan of Heston. There are many people who think he's crazy, and he probably is, but I just LOVE the inquisitive nature of this man because I think I share the same spirit. I think that since I've started following his work I've had a better understanding of what I'm doing in the kitchen, and his devotion to creating the ultimate dining experiences have completely inspired me.

And so, after watching a show entitled, "How to Cook Like Heston"- where in each episode he focuses on one ingredient and explains what you can do with it - I've decided to try out the chicken stock recipe that I saw on the show.
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January 11, 2013


daiso lemon squeezer
Super cute lemon squeezer from Daiso!

We are turning Japanese as we crack the perfect soft set egg, go for a train ride and find our inner zen garden. We learn about Onsen Eggs, Sushi trains and watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi.

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From the Frypan - We've cracked it! (00:21)

This week it's more about the water urn than the frypan. I finally get the Japanese Onsen eggs right! It's been awhile, but the rewards are so tasty.

Waka Waka - Planes, Buses and Trains (04:09)

In Waka Waka this week we take a ride on three different sushi trains in the city. Which is your favourite?

From the Ice Box - I dreamed a dream... (07:33)

We watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi and get inspired, and are loving this lemon tap (pictured above) from Japanese chain Daiso!

And don't forget to tune in to our Trivia of the Week. Full of essential nutrients and vitamins.

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