I have been wanting to write a proper Pizza recipe post ever since I started experimenting with pizzas three years ago but never really got round to it. This time round, I managed to finally get it done. The motivation came in the form of my new SMEG Pizza Oven which made it possible for […]
This post is dedicated to my Papa One of my fondest childhood memories is when the crabs that my father bought escaped from the pail and we had to spend a good part of the day looking into every corner of the house to find them! My Pa is a big fan of crabs but […]
ieat Video Blog: How to get Wok Hei in your Fried Rice
I had the opportunity to meet up with Chef Vincent Theong of Orchard Cafe who gave me a few pointers on how to fry rice so that you have that Wok Hei fragrance. Now, I know that most people don’t have such a big fire at home, but the few tips he gave about frying […]
Food Photography Tips: My Article on Straits Times Digital Life
Straits Times Digital Life Mar 2, 2011 This is an article which I contributed to Digital Life on the topic of food photography. It is taken from materials from our Canon-Ieat food photography workshops. It is of course very concise as there is limited space, but if you are interested in food photography, do watch […]
How to Make Roti Prata aka Roti Canai: Everything you need to know!
Updated 18 Feb 2016 The reason I am writing this post is because I cannot find a single resource on the internet that gives you everything you need to know in order to create Roti Prata/Canai. In order to make a Roti Prata that is as good, or even better than those you find outside […]
How to make a pandan chiffon cake: Almost everything you need to know
Revised and updated 21 Sep 2015 Remember I was telling you about how I learnt the valuable lesson about persistence from watching my Mom try again and again to perfect her Pandan Chiffon Cake? Well, since I got my new mixer to play with, I decided to re-enact the Pandan Chiffon experience for myself. I thought […]
CuisinArt MP14N Food Processor: Pizza Dough in 5 minutes!
Advertorial Earlier this year I started to make my own Italian style pizza. I thought it would be interesting to have a pizza party where I provided the base and everyone else could bring their own toppings and design their own pizza. This would be something a little different from the usual pot-luck and BBQs. […]
Rempah Udang: Vlog of the Classic Recipe by Peramakan
I met Melvyn the videographer recently while filming for Planet Food. As we talked, we thought it would be fun to make some Video Blogs (Vlog) on Singapore Food. Since Nonya food is still very much the rage at the moment, we decided to start with the one dish that I have been curious about […]
Levitating Food Photo Competition: One more week to go!
There is just one more week to go for the levitating food photo competition! So if you are the type that likes to wait till the day before the exams to start preparing, you got only a few more days to go before you start taking your photos. More photos have been uploaded and you […]
The Food Levitation Effect revealed: Submit your own Photos and win attractive Prizes from Canon
Ok, its time to reveal how these series of floating food fotos are taken. Some of the theories are very imaginative indeed and although I used one specific trick, the other theories just might work as well. Those of you who guessed that I used a toothpick got it right. This optical illusion is based […]
Floating Pau? The secret is this very special Onion!
Shot with the Canon EOS 5D MkII with the EF 24-70mm L lens at 70mm The image was resized and sharpened with slight adjustment to the brightness and contrast only Remember our floating pau? Well, that was taken at a whim at the restaurant. When I got home I got a bit more time to […]