A Japanese Way with Eggs
Especially in Winter
A Good Dish for a Cold Day
Updated Chawan Mushi
Besides being healthy generally, Ginger has a warming effect. This version of a classic Japanese custard sand-by will be especially welcome in the cold months.
Shoga no Chawan Mushi
Hot, Sweet, Salty, Sour and Bitter
Variety in Flavor, Ingredients, Color
“Food is eaten not just for nourishment. For a Thai, it is an art, a topic of conversation, a source of pleasure.” — Kreesnee Ruangkritya 
The core concepts of Thai cooking are hot, sweet, salty, sour and bitter. A well-designed meal offers a variety in flavors, preparation methods, ingredients, and color.
So if a Red Curry is the main dish, the cook woul Continue reading
Durian Cake and Zuberbuhler’s Special
Raffles, Maugham and Lord Jim Country
“At the end of the tenth century Canton carried on direct trade with the Malay Peninsula.” —Friedrich Hirt and W. W. Rockhill 
For centuries the Malay Peninsula has been an important corridor in the southern sea route of the Spice Route.
The Strait of Malacca was an important Continue reading