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Phei Yee Yap

In a pinch? This dish can be your lifesaver!

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These chickpeas cooked in a sweet, spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce and finished with a touch of coconut cream is the kind of dish that I could enjoy almost any night of the week. I tend to make a big batch of it and cook up different vegetable side dishes to accompany the curry, mostly…

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These little sweet potato and corn fritters are the perfect snacks to serve as a canapé or entrée, and are also great with poached eggs and smoked salmon for brunch. They are seasoned with red onion, herbs and spices, and each bite is packed with flavour, and taste juicier when accompanied with the mint yogurt…

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Find yourself running out of time for breakfast in the morning? Apple Bircher Muesli, my current quick and easy breakfast obsession, is loaded with protein, complex carbohydrates, fibre and good fats: all the vital nutrients that you want for breakfast to keep you full for longer and for blood sugar control. Bircher Muesli is essentially…

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Curry puffs were one of my many favourite childhood snacks to eat when I was growing up. Traditionally, curry puffs are deep fried with beef mince and potatoes, but this curry puff recipe today is a slightly healthier version made with sweet potatoes, a few other vegetables, and baked rather than fried. I have made…

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Love is in the air! Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s day with breakfast in bed featuring some beautiful buckwheat pancakes accompanied by red wine spiced poached pears. The buckwheat pancakes are sweetened by banana, and they are soft and delicious; along with the sweet and tender pears and the tanginess from the yogurt, rest…

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I have been craving dumplings a lot these past couple of weeks, so I decided to make these delicious dumplings with prawn and chives fillings. I usually make everything from scratch, including the dumpling wrappers, but with work and university being a little bit busier and crazier than usual, those ready-made wrappers from the Chinese…

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These black bean burgers are by far some of my favourite homemade burgers to make. It has a satisfying and robustly meaty texture, with the creaminess from the Sriracha garlic aioli and the sweetness of the caramelised onion. It is so good that even devout carnivores will love it. Serve the burgers with some crispy…

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San Choy Bao is a dish that our family typically orders when we eat out in a Chinese restaurant every once in a while. It is usually served as the entrée option and served as a second course with the leftover meat from a Peking duck. It is not something I would often cook at…

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