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Christina 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 […]

From scratch or not from scratch? That is the question!

From scratch or not from scratch? That is the question!

We got a lot of tremendously positive feedback on our most recent Shop-Cook-Eat session. However, there was one particular piece of feedback that highlighted a dilemma I’m sure that many cooking demonstrators grapple with and inspired this blog post. It related specifically to Mum starting the […]

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 […]

Curse of the ‘Child Bride’

Curse of the ‘Child Bride’

Teena had a birthday few days ago. Despite having had four kids and joining me on the ‘wrong side’ of forty, this chick still looks eighteen! There were three notable occurrences just this past week that rammed home the harsh fact that ‘Little Miss Evergreen’ looks young enough […]

The Tragedy of Lost Recipes

The Tragedy of Lost Recipes

Teena and I were having a chat the other day about cooking know-how lost between generations in families. We’ve spoken to countless others from ethnic Asian backgrounds who aren’t able to cook their families’ traditional dishes despite of wanting to and having parents who were wonderful […]

Celebrating Chinese New Year with the Malaysia Club

Celebrating Chinese New Year with the Malaysia Club

The Malaysia Club of South Australia‘s Chinese New Year dinner this year, the year of the Rooster, was awesome as it always has been in previous years. Held at the Sicilian Club (does anyone else besides me, who finds this moderately amusing?!) and as it […]

The Yeow Family’s very own ‘Angel’

The Yeow Family’s very own ‘Angel’

The day we met an ‘Angel’ About four years ago, the Yeow Family invaded the Gold Coast to visit our dear friends the Goldbergs for the Summer. While there, Shane unveiled what resembled a mini hotrod. Turned out to be his cold press juicer. An Angel […]

Mama Yeow’s Birthday Dinner 2017

Mama Yeow’s Birthday Dinner 2017

In the beginning… As with most none-major-milestone birthday celebrations in the Yeow family, everything happened impromptu and very quickly. And so it was with Mum’s 69th birthday dinner at our place this past Wednesday.  The annual ‘what are we doing for Mum’s birthday’ conversation with the […]

How to make Deep Fried Wonton the Yeow Family way

How to make Deep Fried Wonton the Yeow Family way

Deep fried wonton is a ‘memory’ food for the Yeow family.  I didn’t realise how popular it was until I posted a pic of some that Mum had made on Instagram. From the responses to the post, it was clear that this form of the little […]

Where’s the food in the food blog Yeow Family?

Where’s the food in the food blog Yeow Family?

Those of you who have been following Fooding with The Yeows may be wondering, “For a food blog, there’s not a whole of food so far.” So, where’s the food in this here food blog, Yeow family?  Fair question! So, I figured I’d post something up […]