Cinnamon Rolls – Whip It UP!

CINNAMON was once a rare and expensive spice before its commercial cultivation in the 1800s. When the Dutch conquered Ceylon in the 1500s, they also seized monopoly of the...

Stingray In Spicy Tamarind Sauce – Whip It UP!

STINGRAY cooked in a piquant and perky spice paste – Asam Pedas is a classic Malay and Minangkabau dish enjoyed by many in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. The spicy,...

Ayam Goreng Berempah – Whip It UP!

 FRIED chicken just got finger-licking good with this spice-laden version. It gets 3 flavour boosts: Firstly, the chicken is marinated with ground spices; next, it is cooked with a...
Gabriel Fratini, The English House

The Italian Chef In The English House In Singapore

HAVING cooked for celebrities and the anonymous, for others and himself, Gabriel Fratini sets down — he hopes for his final run — at The English House by Marco...

Rice Noodles In Egg Gravy – Whip it UP!

RICE noodles in Egg Gravy or Wat Tan Hor (Fun) is a popular classic Cantonese street food served at hawker centres, food courts and even in restaurants. It has...

Sweet Potato Mantou With Sourdough – Whip It UP!

Sweet Potato Mantou With Sourdough MANTOU or steamed buns originating in Northern China is now enjoyed in all genres of Chinese cuisine. Soft and moist, these buns are a good...

Nyonya Acar Awak (Spicy Pickled Vegetables) – Whip It UP!

APPETISING is what best describes this popular condiment at the Peranakan* table. Acar is essentially vegetables pickled in an aromatic rempah (spice paste) that promises to perk up your...
Tiffin Room & Thevar

Bridging The North-South Divide

INDIAN food tends to be bland on the eye. Earthy tones tend to dominate the cuisine, even if its heavenly to the taste. But in the IG era, chefs...

Beef Cheeks Stewed In Ruby Port – Whip It UP!

BEEF cheeks soaked overnight in herbs and port, then gently braised in a melange of smokey bacon and vegetables until fork tender. An adaptation of the classic beef stew...

Ham & Pineapple Muffin Pizza – Whip It UP!

PECKISH during mid-afternoons while working from home? Fix this quick and delicious classic Hawaiian pizza featuring ham and pineapple using English muffins (store-bought or home-made). Nobody can resist a...