Chicken Kabsa – Aromatic Yemeni Style One Pot Rice

I remember the first time I put the rice in my mouth, it opens up another door of spice combination for me. Other than my usual Indian, Malay or Chinese food, this Middle Eastern Yemeni chicken kabsa is a whole new world to me. Thanks to Mr. Paya who brought me into all these. I…

Staring at the Sky

Sometimes I am sitting at home and when I look outside of my apartment, the sky is just so beautiful. I have captured many photos of the sky that I can see from my apartment. Sometimes the sunset is so breathtakingly beautiful that it just keeps me standing at the balcony staring at the sky until…

Pulled Pork Sandwich with Pickled Carrot and Red Onion

When I imagine pulled pork, I think about messy, dirty, comforting, greasy. This is the food you just want to eat at home without anyone looking at you (if possible). As you bite  into the pulled pork bun, the sauce will flow and linger around your finger and it will get greasy and messy.  Do…

Come On Amigo! Chomp on Seafood Paella

Paella is our comfort food. Please agree with me if you ever had Paella and it’s your comfort food too. When I saw this Paella photo from Saveur, I fell in love because that is exactly how my dream Paella should look like. Deep dark orange rice coloured by sweet paprika and saffron contrasting with…

Waffles Waffles

This is my ideal waffle eating scene: Waffle fresh out from the waffle maker – hot. I quickly spread butter on top and see the butter melts. Then I pour syrup all over the waffle. I must also make sure the syrup is evenly distributed in each square so that I can enjoy every inch…

Chomping on Banana Leaf Rice

Mister Paya is a fan of banana leaf rice. Mister Paya said that I am the one introduced him to banana leaf rice but I can’t remember. He fell in love with banana leaf rice since then. For those who don’t know what exactly is banana leaf rice, let me just do a bit of…

First Post

I have been thinking for a while what I should write for my first post in my blog. Should it be “Hello World! I am Emily!”? Should I be writing the first recipe? What about writing how I feel about blogging? Maybe write on the restaurant that I like the most? Oh gosh, I am so…