Radish, green tomato & chilli tuna salad

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on October 24, 2012

Doesn’t the colours and textures of a beautifully presented dish make you want to dig right in? I’ve been re-watching a lot of Iron Chef episodes lately while I write my posts and surf the internet which is a very bad habit (I’m doing it right now) because all the beautiful food makes me hungry [...]


Creamy cauliflower & potato bake

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on August 27, 2012

Even though I still turn my heater on at night sometimes, there is no doubt that winter is almost over. This is evident as Yuye has already started his annual ritual of sneezing whenever he goes outside or mows the lawn. I am one of the lucky ones who doesn’t suffer from hay fever but [...]


Baby (Dutch) carrots cooked 3 ways

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on July 1, 2012

I mentioned in previous posts and on my about page that I used to really dislike carrots. I’m not sure what it was but the more raw and hard the carrots were, the more I disliked them. “Carrots are good for your eyesight, you should eat them” my mum always told me. “If you don’t [...]


Garlic chive & egg parcels, pungent but delicious

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on June 18, 2012

I remember when I was little, my house would always smell like garlic chives. If you haven’t smelt garlic chives before, it’s quite pungent. I know many people who can’t stand the smell let alone eat it but I frankly love it. To me, it’s not pungent, rather quite delicious. Mum would always stand there [...]


4 Season Beans & Happy New Year!

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on January 22, 2012

Today is Chinese New Year’s (CNY) Eve (or also known as the Spring Festival, marking the first day of Spring on the Lunar Calendar) and like most Chinese/Asian families, we’ll be spending the night at home, enjoying a wonderful home cooked meal while watching Chinese singing and dancing on TV. We have satellite TV at [...]