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Fish Fillets in Szechuan Sauce

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Fish Fillets In Szechuan Sauce

For the past couple of minutes I'm just staring at the blinking curser on my computer screen hopping to find sentence from my mind but its kind of freezed  today. These days my mind is completely jammed - just wants to relax and enjoy the summer to its maximum before the kid's vacation is over. To refresh my mind I stepped out of my home and decided to take a short walk to the leasing office to check for any mails.Greeting from familiar faces and stares from new occupants makes me wonder whether I'm an alien from outer space or just my imagination. 

Anyway sometimes, I’m totally at a loss for what to cook - So when I was in a similar situation few weeks ago, I asked my husband and he suggested Chinese and my mind travels back to my favorite Chinese Restaurant in my hometown " Fried Fish In Szechuan Sauce".Instead of deep frying the fish - I decide to steam the fish for a healthy version.
Steaming not only gently cooks the fish until ju…

Singapore Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice)

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Singapore Nasi Lemak

Have you ever wondered why you crave certain foods, even when you’re not hungry? We all have our food memories, some good and some bad. The taste, smell, and texture of food can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back memories not just of eating food itself but also of place and setting. Our chosen comfort food is almost always the kind of dishes we grew up with. Can you guys guess what I'm craving for???
 Absolutely!!! Right now I'm Craving for a big plate of aromatic coconut rice topped with sweet and spicy sambal chilli, a juicy deep-fried chicken wing / fried fish,fried eggs ,fried peanuts and crispy ikan bilis? I'm crazy about these local cuisine of mine. Frankly without guilty conscience I grow up eating them for breakfast ,lunch even dinner . Throughout my school years, I would savor nasi lemak, wrapped in green banana leaves, at least three times a week. Inside the bundle was warm coconut rice infused with the vanilla-like aroma of pandan lea…