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Casper Yeow

Food fortunes favour the brave

Food fortunes favour the brave

It was on a bright spring afternoon about 20 years ago when we heard urgent knocking on the front door of our home. When we opened the door, it was our neighbour. “Is everything OK?” he asked in a somewhat irritated tone. “Um, yeah. Why […]

Report: SHOP-COOK-EAT Session #2 – Vietnamese Favourites with The Yeow Family

Report: SHOP-COOK-EAT Session #2 – Vietnamese Favourites with The Yeow Family

Leading up to this SCE, we had a lot of Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup as Teena tried to perfect what  we as a family thought was already pretty good. We went through a tonne of chicken frames. When it comes to food, that’s the way Teena rolls. By […]

Our Week-long Wedding

Our Week-long Wedding

Teena and I will soon celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary. The beginning of this union was somewhat different to what you’d typically expect.  Would you believe that it took us seven days to complete formalities?!  Here’s what happened. Yeow Family; Poh Ling Yeow Day 1 (Tuesday) – The […]

How to make Kai Tan Fan (Egg Rice)

How to make Kai Tan Fan (Egg Rice)

Mum must have realised very early in the piece that the gifting of culinary talent had been disproportionate between Poh and I. So, whenever she taught me how to cook, it was always only ‘idiot-proof’ recipes. One of these, for which I shall ever be grateful, is […]

Casper Yeow, meet Teena Wong, your future wife!

Casper Yeow, meet Teena Wong, your future wife!

I had just cleared the last of the tables for the night. Alan, a close friend of the Yeow Family, also manager of The Windy Point Restaurant, pulls me aside and asked me a rather strange question. “Do you want to make a friend?” For […]

Adelaide CBD Restaurants: Review of Bakmi Lim Noodle Project

Adelaide CBD Restaurants: Review of Bakmi Lim Noodle Project

Like so many of my food experiences, I didn’t plan on this one. Well, I had planned to have lunch with one of my best friends, Jared. He introduces me to Bakmi Lim Noodle Project, an Indonesian Chinese noodle place just across the road from where […]

Where can I find the best gelato in Adelaide? – The Yeow Family discover 48 Flavours

Where can I find the best gelato in Adelaide? – The Yeow Family discover 48 Flavours

I’m no food aficionado or connoisseur by any stretch.  I keep it simple. I eat stuff, and if I like it, I’ll eat it again. However, every now and then, I discover some gems that keep me at the trough a little longer than usual. […]

What’s it like being Poh Ling Yeow’s Brother?

What’s it like being Poh Ling Yeow’s Brother?

“Is it true that you’re Poh Ling Yeow’s Brother?! Wait till I tell my wife/daughter/family!!!” At the peak of the inaugural series of Masterchef, it seemed like every second person I spoke to would ask me that very same question. It was OK for a […]

How amazing cooking at the Yeows came to be

How amazing cooking at the Yeows came to be

Cooking has always been a big part of my life. My love for cooking is a culmination of influences from a number of great women in our family who came before me.  These include, in no small part, my grandma, mum and mum-in-law (Mary). My mother-in-law was Nonya. Nonya were descendants of […]