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    Yummy Meatloaf

    by Aida Azizuddin on Mon, August 10, 2009

    Meatloaf is really easy to put together. Some people think that it's made from leftovers like some casseroles but it's hardly the case. When I was growing up I remembered that my mother used to make the…  More »

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    Father’s Day Tagine

    by Aida Azizuddin on Thu, June 18, 2009

    I feel that tagines are very exotic and yet it utilises ingredients that we use everyday. So in reality, you can easily make it in your kitchen. Don’t worry about not having a tagine pot, the conical…  More »

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    Holiday Cupcake Fun

    by Aida Azizuddin on Sun, June 07, 2009

    Here's 5 Fantastic and Simple Ways to decorate cupcakes. I came up with this easy-to-follow guide because school holidays is the time I have parents begging me to take their kids for an afternoon baking…  More »

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    Getting a Good Ribbing

    by Aida Azizuddin on Fri, May 22, 2009

    Ribs is not something people serve at home mainly because not many people know how to cook it well. The comments I always get is that, it's too tough or there's not enough meat to merit all the work put…  More »

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    Easter Special: Hot Cross Buns

    by Aida Azizuddin on Fri, April 10, 2009

    Remember that song we sang during childhood? Hot cross buns, hot cross buns, one a penny, 2 a penny, hot cross buns! But did you know that hot cross buns are traditionally served during Easter? Well actually…  More »

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    Coffee Franken-Cake

    by Aida Azizuddin on Mon, March 16, 2009

    Here's a little confusion. In general when you talk about a Coffee Cake, it's usually not a cake made with coffee as an ingredient but rather it's a cake that you eat with a cup of coffee. This I believe…  More »

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    Southeast Asian Flavors: Robert Danhi

    by Aida Azizuddin on Wed, March 04, 2009

    This book is very thorough. The question that came to mind when I opened it was that, “can a gwailo teach you things about your own food?” Yes, he can. I am a little bit ashamed by all the things I…  More »

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    Masak Lemak Ketam

    by Aida Azizuddin on Wed, February 25, 2009

    I suppose you can call it Crabs cooked in Spicy-Coconut Gravy. Now everyone in my house likes, no loves crabs. My sisters when they come visiting thinks they've hit paydirt if I'm cooking it the day they…  More »

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    Cornish Game Hen and Cranberry Butter Rice

    by Aida Azizuddin on Fri, February 13, 2009

    Cornish Game Hen is small, yet succulent. It has less fat content so it's healthier but also after you roast it, it will be juicier. You won't have very crispy skin though because of this but don't…  More »

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    Comfort me with Stew

    by Aida Azizuddin on Thu, February 05, 2009

    The other day my sister (I have three by the way that flock around my kitchen on a regular basis) brought over 2 hunks of chuck meat. “I want to make stew”, she said. I always love a good stew. It’s…  More »

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    The Family Roast

    by Aida Azizuddin on Sat, January 24, 2009

    For this year’s Chinese New Year reunion dinner, why don’t you do something different? Whenever I think of making something that my whole family will love it usually involves meat of somekind, preferably…  More »

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    Making Friands

    by Aida Azizuddin on Wed, January 07, 2009

    The other day I was counting out my friand dishes and was shocked to discover I had over 30 of them! Though my family and I have always been a fan of cupcakes (we serve it every Raya long before it became…  More »