Salad with Mayonnaise and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Posted by Volvoxx On November - 21 - 2009

Out of ideas of what to cook for dinner? Dining alone? Salad makes an awesome, simple meal for one, or side dish for two or more!

Instant Tiramisu / Happy Birthday Dad

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 27 - 2009

My two nieces are more than happy to celebrate their grandfather's Birthday with him

Soya Bean Milk

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 22 - 2009

Ever wanted to try making your own soyabean milk? Check it out!

Baked Macaroni Cheese

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 12 - 2009

Fancy some simple satisfying Baked Macaroni Cheese at home? Check out this recipe.

Fish Chip with Beer Batter.

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 10 - 2009

An attempt in making Fish Chip with beer batter...while forcing QJ to consume fish :P

The end of sem 'pick-a-kitteh' syndrome.

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 09 - 2009

Kittens will mysteriously appear at our doorstep come semester break. This time, its happening again. A cute, manja, noisy kitten visits 391D.

Mashing potatoes

by Volvoxx On June 12, 2008 8:05 PM
After trying out the mashed potato recipe in one of my recent post, this is what I have to say...

1. Try only half of the recipe...heck just make quarter of it if you're making it for 2 ppl or something. I only made half recipe and my family cant finish it! (tho my family's not exactly fond of western food..haha)

2. Its a lil watery when you mix the milk/cream/butter into the mashed potatoes...but it'll thicken up after awhile.

3. I used about 100g butter for 500g potatoes....and it was so....creamy-buttery! It kinda scares me to see the amount of butter I'm using just for one recipe (about half a block) so....I guess you can minimize the butter if you wanna watch your diet.

4. I think I'm gonna freeze the leftovers. Don't think can finish... hee ^^;

5. It was kinda hard pressing the mash through the sieve. I did this after adding butter and milk/cream so it was kinda messy....prolly gonna try doing it before i mix them together...but it was worth it. Nice texture. I used pink potatoes because Tesco ran out of American potatoes...I think I'll try with the latter next time.

6. All that was delicious.

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