Pizza and fries party at home 

Pizza 🍕 and 

fries 🍟 ‘party’ at home today 🤣
Unhealthy food made healthy by making from scratch (e.g. healthified’ bad for health food 🤣)
*** 🙄🙄read a book that it is ‘not a good idea’ to do so…but I have to satisfy my own crave 🤣 At the end, everyone is happy because besides getting them involved, we had a sort of ‘free and easy’ lunch! I let them wander around during lunch!

Dough – bread flour, water, instant yeast, molasses sugar, unsalted butter, sea salt

Cabonara sauce – unsalted butter, flour, fresh milk, whipped cream, water, cheese, shimeji mushroom 

Other toppings – tomato, shredded cheeee

Video of putting the toppings <here>

Bake under 230 degree celcius for 20 minutes! 

I also made fries from scratch – 🥔 potato, rice flour and corn flour – deep fry 🤣 Noelle was particularly excited and asks ‘like McDonald?’ because she never tried them before and get to taste ‘French fries’ today (though she had yam fries and sweet potato fries of late).

Happy kids! 

Stew pork with apple and onion

This is one pot meal served with rice, which my 19m4d enjoys eating that she finishes off the whole big serving given! It is a great recipe to save especially for my part time chef! 

I marinated pieces of the pork (mui yoke or tenderloin) with dash of liquid aminos, sesame oil and corn flour (for at least 10 minutes) before cooking!

First stir fry onion and a star anise (optional) in oil until fragrant! 

Add in the sliced apple and stir! 

Add in the marinated pork and water to cover! Let it stew about 10 minutes (stirring to make sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom).

19m4d finishes off her meal <video>

Banana oatmeal pizza 

Today we tried something different for breakfast as we had some riped bananas! And to much anticipation, it was so welcomed by the 18m13d! This is simple to do too!

Ingredients mashed and mixed together:

1 cup (uncooked) rolled oats 

1 cup fresh milk

1 egg

1 tsp baking powder

Bananas (I used about two medium sized bananas)

Grease the pan before pouring in the mixture. Top more cut bananas onto them! Under preheated oven of 220 degree celcius, bake for 20-30 minutes (guess if you bake it longer, it will be firmer. I baked it for 20 minutes and it was a lot more like bread pudding). 

Let it cool before cutting!

This is how much the 18m13d enjoy eating it <video>

Crispy fried prawn 

Prawn is one of the best protein rich food. This is especially important for my younger girl who doesn’t really take egg (by preference). Instead of the usual steam prawns, today I made a twist by frying it instead – and both of my girls love them!

Just marinate the de-shell prawns with liquid aminos (or soy sauce), black pepper, sesame oil, rice flour and corn flour for about 10 minutes. Then just ‘deep’ fry it. 

Video <here>

Fried sweet potato

One of my girls’ favourite snack – to get the crisp, ingredients used:

Ratio rice flour to corn flour 2:1

One egg

Water (as needed, need to get a relatively thick batter)

Pinch of seasalt

Pinch of baking powder

Mix the ingredients and cut the sweet potatoes. Cover the sweet potato for 5 minutes with the batter before frying! 

Toddler friendly air fried pandan chicken wings

I cooked beef rendang for hubby and I tonight. So, I made a simple air fried chicken for the girls!

I used two chicken wings, cut into two each. It was marinated with honey, liquid aminos, pepper and corn flour (for more than two hours).

I wrapped it with pandan leaf each. It was air fried under 170 degree celcius for 12-15 minutes, turning over in between!

The girls love them a lot! 

Kids friendly (ulundu) vadai 

Adapted from several links and Daily Homecook Meal facebook page sharing that I have read.

Ingredients used:

1 cup yellow split peas (or urundu dhal), soaked at least 4 hours or overnight 

Half cup uncooked rice (I used basmati rice), soaked at least 4 hours or overnight

1 tsp fennel powder or jintan manis 

1 big onion

2 stalks of curry leaves

Pinch of seasalt (to your liking)

50ml chicken/vege soup or stock (I used the soup of my day – chicken corn soup)

Blend everything !

Leave it for 5-10 minutes!

Fry it (you can shape it but I didn’t have time to do so)

Flip it around to fry thoroughly. 

Done! Cool before serving! Yums!

The greedy 18mo today! 

For adults, can add in chopped chilli and more curry leaves:

And Yums!