Pork wonton noodle soup (บะหมี่เกี๊ยวน้ำ)

Classic comfort food perfect for any weather: silky wontons containing pork flavoured with Thai aromatic paste, springy egg noodles, rich broth, and plenty of fried garlic oil. It warms and fills without being stodgy, which is particularly good for this breezily crisp yet sunny spring weather. (You understand, of course, that stodge isn’t inherently bad, but sometimes you […]

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Baked cinnamon custard pots

This is one of my new favourite things to make. I love custard. I don’t really like crème brûlée–yeah, no, I don’t know what’s wrong with me either–so I’ve made something a little less fiddly. This is a cinnamon and vanilla-infused baked custard topped with a delicate layer of spiced brown sugar. Obviously if your favourite part of a […]

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Flaky Blood Orange Tartlets

A smaller, easier, quicker version of that famed orange tart. A little flaky, buttery pastry, 2 oranges, 2 spoonfuls of sugar, and you’ll have a stunning dessert. Let me tediously list some of the boring reasons I made them this way: My freezer is a shoebox which can’t always accommodate a whole tart, like the original recipe requires; […]

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