Julie Wong

Recent and archived articles by Julie Wong

12 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

A cool way to pit cherries, plus two recipes

IT really is not a sin to cook cherries – the first time you try, you will be surprised by the depth of flavour cooking lends to cherries.

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6 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

Hum chim paeng: The original doughnut?

Before we had Dunkin, Big Apple and Krispy Kreme, there was ... Hum Chim Paeng.

The roots of ham chim paeng are unclear, but these fried rounds of dough are a popular snack nonetheless.
22 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Youtiao with a twist

The youtiao revised – or how to drive the 'devil' out of 'oil fried devil'.

A bowl of silky smooth congee brings out the crunchy crispness of youtiao. - Photos RAYMOND OOI/The Star
15 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Dining derring-do with Dad

Dad’s that old guy you can have some fun with and trade a friendly punch or two. You can drag him to another big, nondescript buffet this Father’s Day, or try something way more adventurous.

Try this, Dad, we dare you!. - Photos RAYMOND OOI/The Star
9 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM

Appam: Have it sweet and savoury

The appam, that little forgotten pancake, is a breakfast star.

1 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Wake up to a brilliant breakfast

Sundays come and go. But you can make that Sunday moment last with a good breakfast/brunch.

31 May 2014 | 7:00 AM

Herbs for the pot

Add sensuality to your cooking using more herbs.

Grow your own: Herbs can be grown right in the kitchen, next to the window, in soil or water.
25 May 2014 | 7:00 AM

Oat cuisine - plus three comforting recipes

Start the day right with a bowl of comforting oat goodness.

Have a bowl of oat porridge in the morning ... or even for dinner.
18 May 2014 | 7:00 AM

A good boiled egg

Rustling up breakfast can be as easy as... boiling an egg!

18 May 2014 | 7:00 AM

A Goo-d food do-gooder

Goo who? Goo a good food ambassador. This dietician has some crafty ideas to make us eat more healthily.