Leela’s Cream Cheese at shesimmers.com

December 3rd, 2010 | Posted by greg in Books | Recipes - (7 Comments)

It is truly a great reward to receive positive feedback and comments on any of my cookbooks… But more than words, Leela from the well-regarded blog shesimmers.com has taken it to the next level in actually putting the cream cheese recipe from “Got Cheese?” to the test! Her blog post features great photos and directions … Read more

Me, myself and palm sugar.

August 26th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (4 Comments)

Janet happened to read my regular column on WOM guide, and in relation with my product quality philosophy, she sent me a note and eventually ended up sending me samples of pure palm sugar from Indonesia. Although I have been in Asia for a mere 12 years now, I shamefully never bothered to try much … Read more

Tom Yam frenzy at shesimmers.com

July 30th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Leela, from shesimmers.com asked me to come up with a dessert that would incorporate the three main herbs used in Tom Yam, namely lemongrass, kaffir lime and galangal. It was a great coincidence as we just held a spa lunch at our swimming pool a few days before Leela’s email and we actually used this … Read more

Icing on the cake

July 19th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (1 Comments)

Recently I received an email from Karen, asking me about icing for cookies and cupcake cream cheese icing and I thought it would be nice to share some tips with everyone.  For the hard type of icing, that we call Royal Icing, the one used on cookies or for decoration on wedding cake, is made … Read more

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