The Launch of Isobar’s Cook In – Duck Fat Toastie Day

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I spent some time over the Christmas break digging deep into the crux of what Cook In means to me. The inception of this blog started with an idea to create a hub where I could share all this knowledge in my head that I’ve picked up through the course of learning how to cook. It was also… 

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Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

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Everyone loves a good chocolate cake and this one in particular is a new recipe that I am adding to my ‘favourites’ list. Chocolate mud cake is one of those things that can easily go either way – is it too sweet? is it too dense? is it too rich that I can’t take more… 

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Quick and Easy Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (No cream included)

Quick and Easy Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (No cream included)

Chicken pot pie is one of those dishes that reminds me of home. Not only because it’s comfort food but it also brings me back to my memories of a childhood when my mum brought us to Dome restaurant to devour in delicious pot pies. But this recipe in particular is inspired by What’s in my fridge? 

Thai Noodle Salad with Grilled Lemongrass and Ginger Prawns Recipe

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One of my favourite South East Asian dishes to eat on a hot boiling day is a cooling noodle salad – Light, tangy and flavourful. This recipe transports me back to home, where both Malaysian and Thailand influences are shared in the one dish. Imagine sitting on deck chairs, by a beach somewhere, your cold… 

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Seafood (Crispy Fish, Calamari, Prawns) and Vegetable Malaysian Stir Fry

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There’s something about the stir-fry that seems to daunt a lot of people. It’s something that’s ingrained in my body and presented in my culture for generations, so perhaps I’m being a little oblivious to those who haven’t had the same upbringing! To me though, stir fry is all about the large wok-fire and the… 

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Sticky Pear Caramel and Vanilla cake with Toasted Almonds and Vanilla Honey custard Recipe

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I am not going to lie, I am not much of a baker – period. In fact, the only real desert recipe that I can claim to be a signature dish of mine is my sticky date pudding. And that’s not even a cake!

Japanese Chawanmushi (Savoury Egg Custard) Recipe

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Chawanmushi (茶碗蒸し,Chawanmushi, literally “tea cup steam” or “steamed in a tea bowl”) is an egg custard dish found in Japan that uses the seeds of ginkgo. Unlike many other custards, it is usually eaten as a dish in a meal.