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Light up your taste buds with these super spicy foods

Forget the nuanced or subtle flavours of delicate dishes. For some people, nothing less than gut-wrenching, mouth-on-fire experience will do when the craving for capsaicin strikes. Here are five dishes from Asia that will leave most people with tear-streaked faces and numb tongues.

Go on a culinary tour with these Lunar New Year eats

The year of the snake falls on 10 February, and brings with it a host of customary celebrations and festivities. The Lunar New Year is one of the most important dates in many Asian countries, with many families attaching similar importance and traditions to the occasion. These countries include China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Singapore and Vietnam, where the first day of the Lunar New Year is a public holiday.

Quick tips for better kitchen Feng Shui

Thinking of a do-over for your kitchen in 2013? The ancient art of Feng Shui might come in handy in planning for a new living environment. The principles of Feng Shui have affected the designs of many Asian homes. Many believe it bestows the benefits of better luck, health and wealth, while others simply find that utilising a basic knowledge of Feng Shui provides a positive psychological boost.

Preserve the holiday flavour in your leftovers with these tips

Christmas is a big holiday, and nowhere is this more apparent in the size and array of the food items associated with it. Turkey, ham and their accompaniments do not come in mini-portions, and now that your friends and family are stuffed to the gills, there’s still a ton of food left on the table.

Transform your kitchen space with multifunctional design

These days, kitchens serve more than just one purpose. Perhaps it’s the comfort of having mum cooking a delicious, aromatic meal in the background; or the process of cooking bringing people together, whatever the reason; many households today eat, socialise and even work in the same kitchen space.

Tips on designing your kitchen for maximum enjoyment

These days, the experience of cooking can be as enjoyable as the meal itself, or even more so. As a result, kitchen design has taken on a larger role in how we experience the preparation of meals. A good layout ensures convenience, accessibility and less cleaning post-meal. Here are five tips to ensure your kitchen is designed for maximum comfort and efficiency:

Low-fat ideas for equally delicious Diwali snacks

Lamps will be lit and kitchens fired up at Diwali, or Deepavali celebrations on 13 November. The festival of lights celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance, and is one of the most important festivals in Hinduism.

Sear steaks like a pro from the comfort of your home

Ever wondered why your steak never seems to have the flavour and texture that proper steakhouses have? The secret to success lies simply in searing the meat first before actually cooking it.

The quick guide to grilling vegetables indoors

From the time of our earliest ancestors, food that has been over an open fire has always had its allure for many people. Whether it’s the unique smoky flavour or the fun of cooking “back to basics style”, grilling aficionados agree that it’s a delicious way to prepare food, especially vegetables.

Three common mistakes beginner chefs make

Cooking at home can be more than a necessity.  With the right tricks and planning, it can be a pleasurable  therapeutic experience, and even cement your status as the star in the kitchen. Don’t hob knob too much – or too little Adding oil or food to a pan before it’s properly heated can lead […]