Need Jamie Oliver style Christmas dinner ideas

Postings have been very slow lately because I have been busy preparing for Christmas. I hardly have time to sit down to write or cook. Just a general idea – Yesterday I had prepared three chicken for curry kapitan for my choir group potluck plus some 100 wantans. Today, I baked a nice, Jamie Oliver […]

Candy canes for Christmas

My kids love candy canes.  Obviously because they are sweet and available only once a year over here. Finally, the bigger and more exclusive supermarkets are selling them.  You can’t find it elsewhere probably because they are not cheap. A dozen in a box costs RM8.  There are candy stores selling them for RM2.50 per […]

Roasted chestnuts

Chestnut is as Chinese-y as dim sum is.  But then, it is also as Christmas-sy as Santa Claus is to the Westerners.   I have tasted roasted chestnuts locally, in Hong Kong and China but never tasted roasted chestnuts from European/American countries.  So, I do wonder if we are talking about the same kind of […]