Showing posts with label Bento / Rice. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bento / Rice. Show all posts

Mother’s Day Giveaway: Sandwich Mold, Sushi Maker and More!

mothers day giveaway daiso kitchen gadgets
Hey foodies, Luxury Haven is hosting an International Giveaway this Mother’s Day! Yes, you heard it right, it is Open to All Readers Worldwide!

I'm off to Japan again the entire week, so I've planned this giveaway to all wonderful mothers out there! This time, we have Jelly Mold, Bread / Cookie Cutter, Sushi Makers, Egg Molds, Rice Ball ( Onigiri ) Maker, 2-IN-1 Soup Ladles with Strainer, Sandwich Makers, Tofu Pocket ( Inari Sushi ) Mold to give away, so take your pick! We shall be selecting 6 lucky readers!
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Narcissus Pork Leg Rice with Cabbage Recipe ( 美味猪脚白菜饭 )

delicious narcissus stewed pork chops recipe
Pork Leg Bee Hoon is one of Singapore’s favourite homecooked food. It is easy to cook and extremely delicious, yet so economical. If you have been following Luxury Haven, you will know that I like serving Crispy Dried Fish as an extra ingredient so that it is not another boring dish. You can find these dried fish in the supermarkets or local provision shops and there are quite a handful of varieties you can use.

narcissus stewed pork chops rice with crispy fish
Do you know that other than cooking vermicelli with Narcissus Pork Leg or their Stewed Pork Chops, you can also cook with rice? Cooking for two is not easy, so I kinda like this one-pot dish. In this post, I shall show you how simple it is to cook this fuss-free dish. It is like a one-pot dish where you practically throw everything into the rice cooker, and out come an Appetizing Narcissus Pork Leg Rice with Cabbage ( 美味猪脚白菜饭 )!
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Pumpkin Rice with Foie Gras in Golden Ingots ( 珠光寳氣鵝肝金瓜飯 )

cny golden ingot pumpkin rice with goose liver
Even if you are not a fan of pumpkins, you will learn to appreciate this healthy and delicious Pumpkin Rice filled with tasty ingredients. Previously featured in LiveWell Magazine, and online sites such as OpenRice and OMY-食天堂Eat, this dish is a family favourite as well as topping my guests’ list.

singapore food blog foie gras pumpkin rice recipe
The previous version you have seen in my old post was a darker one as I had added dark soy sauce and the ingredients are slightly different. For this Chinese New Year dish, I had also added Chinese Sausage and topped with the luxurious Goose Liver. Serving my Pumpkin Rice with Foie Gras in Golden Ingots ( 珠光寳氣鵝肝金瓜飯 ), don’t you think this simple dish is fit for the Emperior?
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Top 10 Pasta and Risotto Recipes With Step-By-Step Photos!

tasty top 10 pasta risotto recipes
Fans of Italian food, here are 10 drooling pasta and risotto recipes to keep you salivated. From Singaporean style to Japanese and Italian, there's something for everyone! With step-by-step photo instructions, there is no reason you can't cook. So enjoy and have fun experimenting!
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Japanese Ochazuke In My Favourite Hello Kitty Kitchenware

hello kitty cpfoods pork sausage ochazuke recipe
Having a short stint in Tokyo many years ago, I used to make myself a bowl of Ochazuke ( お茶漬け ) in my apartment in Kawasaki whenever I was pressed for time. #Ochazuke is a simple Japanese dish made by just pouring green tea or hot water over leftover rice.
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Pan-Seared Hokkaido Scallop Risotto With Truffle Oil

delicious japanese hokkaido scallop risotto recipe
Beautifully pan seared exterior gave way to tender moist flesh that remained succulent inside. The decadent plumpy Hokkaido Scallops were further enhanced by the scented truffle oil that's out of this world. Accented by Parmesan Cheese, the Japanese rice was rich in flavour with bites from the shitake mushrooms and asparagus.
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Rilakkuma Inari Age Bento Potluck Fun Party Food Recipe

Are you also a fan of Rilakkuma (リラックマ), the cute Japanese teddy bear? Do you know that Rilakkuma ranked as the fifth most popular character in Japan?
cute teddy bear inari age bento recipe
I had a potluck party recently, another gathering with my childhood friends. I'm always looking forward to meeting this group of friends as we've shared many wonderful childhood memories together. Party food need not be boring, it's not just kids that will appreciate fun food. You too, can create appetizing and colourful food that will entice your guests.
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BRAND'S® Essence Of Chicken Mushroom “Risotto” With Truffle Oil Recipe

brands essence chicken recipes
It is said that a single serving of BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken helps reduce stress levels & contributes to a relaxed mood. At the same time, it increases mental concentration & improves short-term memory.
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FunBites International Giveaway!

funbites kids luxury haven giveaway
I'll away from Mar 9 on a trip to review couple of hotels in Penang. While I'm enjoying myself with my family there, I've arranged a Giveaway for you during my absence, & it's Open to All Worldwide!
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It’s Playtime With FunBites Cube It & Luv It!

Forget about unhealthy snacks for the pickers. Let’s throw some magic into our bread & fruits to make your fussy kids a nutritious meal!
funbites kids rubik cube luv it
FunBites is the first state of the art kitchen tool that instantly cuts kids' food into bite-sized fun shaped pieces. FunBites is 100% Made in USA & BPA free. They’re perfect to get even the pickiest eaters to try something new & eat healthier.
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Lovable Teddy Bear Sandwich Recipe

casabento lunch box teddy sandwich recipe
Mummies, make your way to your children's hearts by preparing this adorable teddy bear sandwich lunch box! You can also share great moments bonding with your kids through the bread-making sessions. Nothing is too difficult if you put your heart & soul into it.
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Irresistible Tobiko Chawanmushi In CasaBento Box (とびこの茶碗蒸し)

Are you a fan of the popular Japanese Steamed Egg? This is one dish I can never refrain from ordering when dining in Japanese restaurants. Have you tried Chawanmushi (茶碗蒸し) with Tobiko (とびこ)?

chawanmushi, tobiko, japanese, cook for family
The orangey-red roes are often found in Sushi. The mild smoky salty taste adds zest the steamed egg & I swear you're gonna love the crunchy bits coupled with the smooth egg texture. Try it & it’ll leave you craving for more!

casa bento, chawanmushi, kids, lunch box, cookforfamily
I've made this delectable Chawanmushi for my CasaBento Pink Cocolon Bento Box Kit, together with Fresh Fruits & a Teddy Bear Sandwich. Aren't they cute?
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Wanna #CookForFamily? I'm joining Daniel’s Food Diary to be part of the 100 bloggers for the awesome event. Check out my meal @ Singapore Bloggers Unite To #CookForFamily!

A meal doesn't need to be complicated. I'm sure a simple Bento Lunch Box like this makes a difference, so let's make an effort to cook for our family this weekend!
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Hainanese Food Tasting At The Melaka Hainan Association

melaka hainan association malacca
Continuing from where we left off during my invitation to A Date With Bloggers At Melaka 2012, our next destination was to the Melaka Hainan Association.

melaka hainan association
As it was a weekend, the Association was filled with “trading merchants” selling currencies, stamps, paintings etc.

luxury haven at melaka hainan association malacca
However, our purpose to this place was not to shop, but to learn more about the Hainanese food. Pix taken with my travel buddy, Doris.
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Go Retro With CasaBento Pink Cocolon Bento Box Kit


casabento cocolon bento box kit
When I first set eyes on CasaBento “Cocolon” Bento Box Kit, I started planning my menu enthusiastically. I was elated when the parcel finally arrived from France, courtesy of CasaBento.
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Playful Bento Vegetables

This colourful & fun vegetable dish is an ideal accompaniment to my last Bento. Boring greens no longer have to be plain; adding colours & patterns bring life to the recipe. Kids will certainly adore this healthy dish cooked with shrimps.

Recipe Featured @ PtitChef as 'Starter of the Day!'
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Perkedel, Potato Corn Beef Patty Recipe

Bergedil or Perkedel, depending on which country you're from, these potato patties are a popular side dish in Indonesian & Malay Cuisine. I’m a fan of these potato “croquettes” from young, often pairing them with Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice) or Soto Ayam (Spicy Chicken Soup with Rice Cakes).
These potato patties are crispy on the outside & soft inside, really delicious. I like adding Corn Beef to my recipe but the meat is optional. You must try these if you haven’t & they’re not difficult to make at home.
You could also mould them into cartoon shapes for fussy kids to make a lunch box for them!
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Cute Egg Faces For White Christmas Recipe Challenge

cute egg faces for white christmas recipe challenge
What do you think of these quail eggs? Please say they’re the cutest eggs you’ve ever seen…. Hohoho!

cute egg faces christmas recipe at kitchen artistry
(Spotted @ Kitchen Artistry)

cute egg faces christmas recipe at tasting spot
(Spotted @ Tasting Spot)

cute egg faces christmas recipe at omy
(Featured @ OMY-食天堂Eat)

Well, I was in one of my crazy moods again & decided to turn these plain-looking quail eggs into colourful gem stones with faces. Look, we’ve got Emerald, Ruby, Topaz & Mother of Pearls for X'mas!
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Bento-licious With CasaBento かわいいお弁当

What do you think of my latest bento? I’ve made a healthy vegetable dish with shrimps to go with rice for my son.
teddy bear potato patty kids lunch box
To top it off, there’re also some characters sitting on the lunch box. Can you guess what these cute cartoons & coloured balls are made of?

kitchen artistry features teddy bear lunch box
Spotted @ Kitchen Artistry

tasting spot features teddy bear lunch box
Spotted @ Tasting Spot
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Baked Rice, I'll be home for Christmas!

“I'll be home for Christmas, you can plan on me
Please have snow & mistletoe & presents on the tree

using baked rice for xmas gifts
Christmas Eve will find me where the love light gleams
I'll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams”


christmas baked rice winner of food contest
3rd Place Winner: Food of the Month Contest
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Making Cute Bento Sandwiches

I’m making this Bento Sandwich for my elementary school student. I recalled her school results were terrible when I first taught her, but her grades have improved tremendously since. I promised to make her something nice if she’s obedient & does her homework diligently, so this is it!

Recipe Featured @ OMY-食天堂Eat as DIY 好主意!
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