Ownself Make Chef Durian Tempoyak

I have been contemplating fermentation a lot more in the recent months. Every culture (haha) has fermentation and specific uses for the fermented products. Breads and alcohol, soy sauces and soy ferments are just some examples but they show how we can take a fruit, veg, meat or grain and ferment them for extra flavour…

Ownself Make Chef Cooking Classes, Nasi Lemak & No Stir Beef Rendang

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make the dishes we create at OwnselfMake Chef? Join us at OwnselfMake Chef, where you will learn how to make: Chef Shen’s signature twice steamed nasi lemak No stir beef rendang Crispy chicken wings (learn how to make crispy batter that STAYS crispy) Gula melaka kaya Sit…

Make MEE Great Again COOKING CLASS

Join us for the second edition of Ownselfmake Chef Cooking Class! In this class, we will explore the classic noodle dishes from our hawker culture that have been given a luxe umami boost. Learn how to make a wonderfully balanced sweet umami bomb of a mee siam, an old school mee rebus which is naturally…

Upcoming Dinner Dates

  FINAL COVID-19 FINAL Update As many of you know, we have been trying our very best to reschedule our dinners and cooking classes to later dates. This was done in the interest of public safety and to ensure that our guests could safely enjoy their dining experience at Ownself Make Chef. However, with the…

EGGScellent, EGGSciting EGGStravaganza, 1 Feb 2020

Eggs are simply delicious! I love all manner of eggs, and I love how versatile they are. You can have them old school style – soft boiled with kaya toast, scrambled, sunny side , and omelette. And we are just talking about chicken eggs here! How about bottarga? Ikura? I could go on and on….

Majulah Singapura Lor! Mark II (Bigger & Better), 3 August 2019

August is a very special month for me, it is the month that modern Singapore was birthed, and my birth month too! I love Singapore and all its wonderful food influences and this special version of Majulah Singapura Lor Mark II is an homage to all those iconic dishes that were created in Singapore together…

Spice Shenanigans (Don’t Cry For Me) II , 17 AUGUST 2019

Are you a spice fiend? Do you add hot sauce to EVERYTHING you eat? Do you crave the hot flush from chilli? If you said yes, then you will want to be at Spice Shenanigans, 17 August 2019. You will enjoy all manners of spices and heat, derived not only from chilli, but also kampot…

Ownself Make Carrot Cake

I have always loved carrot cake, radish cake, and it is the dish that I learned how to make in Sydney. In Singapore, we love to fry it with eggs and preserved radish, and drizzle a dark sweet caramel sauce over it. Resulting in glistening dark brown cubes of radish cake enrobed in egg and…