Silky Chicken Soup

And I meant by the chicken; wait, the chicken’s black?! Yes, if you don’t already know, there is a special breed of chickens that are called silky (or silkie) and they have a special hyperpigmentation which causes their melanin skin. Don’t worry, it’s not harmful to consume, just…a little strange. These chickens are the fluffiest […]

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Butter: Unsalted or Salted?

When you go to the supermarket or the local grocers, and you head to the dairy section to get your milk, cheeses and butter, you see there are companies who always provide butter that are salted, and are unsalted. So which one should you choose? I say whatever floats your boat. The difference between them […]

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A Little Catching Up To Do

It’s been obviously a while since we last posted but that’s because we were moving half across the world! Long story short, we aren’t in Belgium anymore, we’re in Malaysia, specifically Kuala Lumpur, my birthplace. Though there’s nothing to fret, being in one of the food capitals of Asia, there is A LOT to feature. […]

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Having Fun with Balls! REBALLION Review

Centered almost practically in the heart of Hasselt, Reballion is a newly opened eatery which features balls. Meatballs. All sorts of meatballs. (Yeah, keep those thoughts to yourself.) Founded by Maarten Broekx, Reballion is a self service concept that sells different kinds of meatballs, using recipes with well known flavours. Such as the classic Italian […]

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Is A Michelin Star Really Worth It?

Remember Disney’s film, “Ratatouille” (2007)? The character, Chef Gusteau, is inspired by real chef Bernard Loiseau, dying of a broken heart shortly after losing a star. That was Gusteau. Chef Bernard unfortunately took his own life. And recently, celebrity chefs Daniel Boulud and Gordon Ramsay also lost a star in one of their many establishments, […]

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Spiced Carrot Soup

I’ve made a lot of soups but recently I’m experimenting with putting spices into them. This soup is simple and for those of you who like a hot kick in your mouth, this is defintely for you. This serves 2. Ingredients 1 red onion 4 carrots, chopped in big cubes 1 litre of vegetable stock […]

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The Basic Soup

Whenever I make a soup for my family, they would always ask how I make it and the reply I give is ‘I just put carrot and cumin’. Of course I’d have to explain it to them step by step, but really, making soup is a very simple procedure. All you have to do is […]

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Grilled Aubergine Caprese

Usually Caprese salad consists slices of tomato, mozzarella, and basil. I’ve found out that I’m slightly allergic to tomato and decided to give this dish a common twist. Ingredients 1 aubergine (eggplant) 2 big blobs of mozzarella (soft, ones soaked in water) 1 rosemary stalk (with its leaves, of course) 1 piece of garlic vegetable […]

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