noobcook.com Archives - 18 March 2012, Sunday

  • Celebrate Easter with these adorable Easter nest cupcakes

    Easter Nest Cupcakes

    noobcook.com 18 Mar '12, 1pm

    Easter Sunday is about 2 weeks away (8 April 2012). Every year during this period, some local supermarkets will start selling Easter eggs chocolates and candies, tempting me with their cuteness. When I saw Hershey’s mini egg candy, I knew that they are just perfect for making Easter n...

  • this with for dinner = BEST MEAL OF THE DAY or week

    Microwaved Potatoes Recipe

    noobcook.com 14 Mar '12, 11am

    I first seasoned the cut potatoes with salt, pepper and dried parsley (a dash of chilli or curry powder if you want spicy), sandwich a few thin slices of butter among the potatoes, then microwaved them on high for about 8 minutes or more (depends on the heat of your microwave), or unt...

  • New recipe: Hotate Mentaiyaki (Baked scallops in mentaiko sauce)

    Hotate Mentaiyaki Recipe

    noobcook.com 14 Mar '12, 8am

    When I am in the mood to treat myself, I will add mentaiko (marinated pollock roe) to my shopping basket. Besides making a quick & super-indulgent mentaiko pasta with it, my other favourite use is to bake half-shelled scallops in mentaiko sauce. If serving scallops in half shells is b...

  • By @NoobCook - Chicken Caesar Salad

    Chicken Caesar Salad | Caesar Salad Recipe

    noobcook.com 10 Mar '12, 6pm

    Caesar salad is an Italian salad of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with an anchovy-olive oil dressing. One of the main reasons why I prefer home-made Caesar salad is because I always make sure that my salad dressing contains anchovies (nice and savoury), even though the addition...

  • Mmm... after last night's raw food class, I'm going to the other end of the spectrum tonight: 港式公仔面 #HK #comfortfood

    Hong Kong Style Instant Noodles 港式公仔面 (Gong Zai Mian)

    noobcook.com 07 Mar '12, 11pm

    “This type of noodle is called “gong zai” noodle not because of the cute character on the bag. In fact, there’s another brand of instant noodles in HK that was more popular before Nissin arrived, and that brand is called Doll Brand (Gong Zai Meen in Canto). So that’s why people still ...

  • Latest Recipe: Stir-fry Chicken with Ginger and Scallion

    Stir-fry Chicken with Ginger and Scallion Recipe

    noobcook.com 06 Mar '12, 9am

    This is a homely and humble dish which my mum cooked almost weekly since we were young, and I still love eating it. It is the chicken version of her stir-fry pork with ginger and scallions recipe . If I do not want to think of what to cook, I know I can fall back on timeless everyday ...

  • Latest Recipe: Mushroom Spaghetti

    Mushroom Spaghetti Recipe

    noobcook.com 03 Mar '12, 1pm

    and deliciously light-tasting mushroom pasta recipe. My family named this dish as “spectacular spaghetti” – proving that sometimes the simplest recipe can be the most delicious. Since the base ingredients are only garlic and olive oil, this is something similar to a mushroom aglio oli...

  • Browsing through recipes & the moment I saw this.. SUNGMIN!!

    Pumpkin Soup Recipe (Served in Pumpkin Bowl)

    noobcook.com 01 Mar '12, 2pm

    With Halloween just around the corner, I’m glad this pumpkin soup (and the adorable pumpkin soup bowl it’s contained in) gets to make its starry (hopefully not scary) appearance on my blog before Halloween, hehe. Roasting the pumpkins before putting them in the soup really draws out t...

  • Latest Recipe: Assam Fish Curry

    Assam Fish Curry Recipe

    noobcook.com 29 Feb '12, 3am

    Fish Curry is one of my favourite curry for many reasons. Firstly, it is not only hot but also addictively sour as well thanks to the tamarind (or better known locally as assam ). Secondly it is healthy with lots of vegetables (lady’s fingers, tomatoes and eggplants) and lastly, it do...

  • @drumstickboy ta-dah~~

    Fried Rice (10-minute Basic Recipe)

    noobcook.com 27 Feb '12, 6pm

    (can’t resist the pun) fast and simple fried rice to whip up with a minimal of ingredients. I cook this during “fresh food shortages” in my kitchen pantry. All you need is some overnight refrigerated rice, eggs and some very basic pantry ingredients like garlic and shallots and bravo!...

  • Hot n Spicy Buffalo Wings Recipe

    Buffalo Wings Recipe

    noobcook.com 26 Feb '12, 8am

    My favourite way of eating chicken wings has got to be these hot and spicy buffalo wings , named so as they were created in Buffalo, New York. They are really easy to pull off at home, thanks to the oven doing the baking. Traditionally, the chicken wings are deep-fried but I simply ca...

  • @Samanthalah NEY!

    Spicy Baked Potato Wedges Recipe

    noobcook.com 24 Feb '12, 3pm

    Some like it hot, well I like it insanely hot . When I’m clueless about what to cook, I know that I won’t go wrong with spicy. I’ve always love baked potatoes , so I thought why not spice them up with a bit of cayenne pepper? The result is really blissful. I prefer baked potato wedges...

  • Latest: Stir-fry Scallops with XO Sauce Recipe

    Stir-fry Scallops with XO Sauce

    noobcook.com 22 Feb '12, 8am

    I love XO Sauce and I truly believe that every cook into Chinese cooking should have a bottle in the kitchen. Well at least in my pantry, I am never without it. XO Sauce is a gourmet Cantonese seafood sauce made up of dried scallops & dried shrimps among other ingredients, and it can ...

  • Apple Crumble Recipe

    Apple Crumble Recipe | Apple Crisp Recipe

    noobcook.com 20 Feb '12, 4am

    Apple crumble (or apple crisp in US and Canada) is a dessert dish of baked apples topped with a crisp crust. I learnt to make this dessert during my secondary school home economics class, ages ago. I have forgotten almost everything I studied in school but I still remember this recipe...

  • @yumyumsesame how about this soup? Chicken & Daikon Soup (Rice Cooker Recipe)

    Chicken & Daikon Soup Recipe (Rice Cooker Method)

    noobcook.com 19 Feb '12, 3pm

    Last week, I had the great pleasure of meeting tigerfish from teczcape when she came back to Singapore for a few days. Tigerfish recently published a cookbook, The Everything Rice Cooker Cookbook , and I was really lucky to receive a signed copy from her. Prior to tigerfish’s cookbook...

  • Steak with Black Pepper Sauce: Easy and fast recipe for steak with black pepper sauce. Click here for the fu...

    Steak with Black Pepper Sauce Recipe

    noobcook.com 16 Feb '12, 5am

    I cooked a homely ribeye steak dinner with black pepper sauce on Valentine’s Day . Our plate looks quite gourmet, but it only took me under 30 minutes to prepare and cook this meal, and I would say the result is really well worth the time & effort spent. Steak dinners are perfect for ...

  • Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade Recipe | Noob Cook Recipes via @noobcook

    Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade Recipe

    noobcook.com 14 Feb '12, 2am

    It’s less than a month to Christmas and it’s time to share some festive recipes, starting with this sparkling raspberry drink. You can serve this drink anytime of the year, just that the addition of chopped raspberries gives the lemonade such a lovely red hue that it somehow reminds m...

  • Tiramisu Recipe (Eggless recipe, served in a martini glass) | Noob Cook Recipes via @noobcook

    Tiramisu Recipe (Eggless recipe, served in a martini glass)

    noobcook.com 14 Feb '12, 2am

    came over my place to teach me how to make tiramisu, a popular Italian dessert. She taught me the layered cake version and I experimented with serving it in a martini glass because I wanted to try something new while using up the odd amount of leftover ingredients after making the tir...

  • Strawberry Muffins Recipe | Noob Cook Recipes via @noobcook

    Strawberry Muffins Recipe

    noobcook.com 14 Feb '12, 2am

    simple strawberry muffin at nibbledish and I know that this is the perfect recipe to use for the strawberries – the recipe looks simple and I just know it will be good. I made minor changes to the recipe, and the end result did not disappoint – the muffins are absolutely delightful. I...

  • Valentine's Day Recipe ♥ Chocolate Fondue

    Chocolate Fondue Recipe

    noobcook.com 12 Feb '12, 8am

    present in the form of an uber cute Hello Kitty Choco Chef . It is a gadget for making home-made chocolate with Hello Kitty moulds, but what really caught my attention was the electric chocolate cooker which screams “chocolate fondue party!” to me. There are two preset temperatures fo...

  • Seems like a technical error happened when posting the recipe. Here is the recipe I was talking abt

    Pita Pizza

    noobcook.com 10 Feb '12, 8am

    Ever since I discovered making pizza the cheater’s way a year ago, my family had stopped relying on pizza delivery. My 15 minutes short-cut pizza – using pita bread (instead of making pizza dough from scratch) and readymade sauce (such as pasta sauce) – comes to the rescue whenever I ...

  • Baked Salmon with Pesto Wrapped in Foil - your favorite @martyanovrin

    Baked Salmon with Pesto Wrapped in Foil Recipe

    noobcook.com 10 Feb '12, 7am

    1. De-scale salmon skin and de-bone the fillet. Season with salt and pepper. 2. Partially pre-cook the salmon either by using the microwave (1-2 minutes) or using the stove. The salmon need not be cooked thoroughly because it will be baked in the oven later. If you do want to skip thi...

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    1. Sausage Baked Rice Recipe noobcook.com 10 Feb '12, 6am
  • @Hann_kiss Banar ah mesti cuba! Excited aku ah hahaha. Nah recipe nya

    Sausage Baked Rice Recipe

    noobcook.com 10 Feb '12, 6am

    I had a lazy (but totally enjoyable) Saturday and stayed at home to play Prince of Persia the whole day instead of going out or doing anything useful. Hence no time for fancy meals, but one still got to eat ;) So I made a whole tray of baked rice where B and I had for both lunch and d...

  • Creme Brulee: Easy recipe for Crème brûlée, a popular French dessert with a custard base and topped with caram...

    Creme Brulee Recipe

    noobcook.com 07 Feb '12, 4am

    Crème brûlée (French for “burnt cream”) is a popular dessert with a custard base and topped with caramelized sugar. It is considered a gourmet dessert with equally gourmet prices when ordering outside, but it is actually easy, cheap and fast (minus the chilling time) to prepare at hom...

  • Soy Milk Recipe 豆奶/豆花水/豆浆 | Noob Cook Recipes - #wibiya

    Soy Milk Recipe 豆奶/豆花水/豆浆

    noobcook.com 06 Feb '12, 10pm

    I love soy bean milk, or affectionately known as “tau huey tzui” in Singapore. If I buy them from random stalls, they are usually quite diluted and tastes very syrupy. There are nice ones like the Selegie and Rochor brands but they are not available everywhere. So I thought it will be...

  • Braised vegetables in dangui and chicken stock | Noob Cook Recipes

    Braised vegetables in dangui and chicken stock

    noobcook.com 03 Feb '12, 12pm

    1. In a pot, add danggui slices with water and bring to a boil. Blanch broccoli, mushrooms and carrots in the dangui stock for 5 minutes and arrange on a plate. Reserve the danggui slices for next step. 2. Heat saucepan. Add in pre-prepared sauce, spring onion stalk and the danggui sl...

  • Latest Recipe: Baked Cheesy Bolognese Pasta

    Baked Cheesy Bolognese Pasta Recipe

    noobcook.com 03 Feb '12, 6am

    , I am able to whip up decent, quick and fuss-free meals on busy days. All I need to do is to bake some cooked pasta with bolognese sauce and cheese, and we have a delectable pasta meal with minimum effort. Even though this is not a traditional Italian way of cooking with bolognese sa...

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  • Bolognese Sauce Recipe

    noobcook.com 31 Jan '12, 5am

    I love bolognese sauce (ragù alla bolognese), a meat-based pasta sauce originating in Bologna, Italy. I love my instant sauces and quick fixes in the kitchen, but when it comes to bolognese sauce, home-made wins hands-down in taste to me. Luckily, making bolognese sauce is not difficu...

  • New Recipes: Steamed Dumplings & Nian Gao with Egg

    Nian Gao with Egg Recipe

    noobcook.com 27 Jan '12, 4am

    or Chinese New Year Cake at home during the lunar new year celebrations for auspiciousness. The Chinese word “nian gao ” 年糕 sounds like “higher year” so it signifies greater success in the coming year. The stickiness also represents family togetherness and closeness. After the celebra...