Soft Bean Curd with Soy Sauce

Soft Bean Curd with Soy Sauce

This is really a simple dish.   Ingredients 1 block (10cm x 10 cm x 5cm) of soft bean curd (水豆腐), the softer the better 10 shallots 2 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 table spoon dark soy sauce 5 tablespoon cooking oil ½ teaspoon salt   Method Peel the shallots, slice
Roast Pork Belly (烧肉) in Dark Soya Sauce

Roast Pork Belly (烧肉) in Dark Soya Sauce

You can get roast pork in market, usually cheaper than what you get from the char siew or roast meat rice stalls.  In Chinese wedding, you may get some from the bride's family if you are relatives to the bride,
Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Ginkgo (commonly misspelled as gingko) nuts are used in cooking and deserts.  However some people, especially children do not like its taste.  Here is a tip to sweeten it and give it a little more bite. You can use the canned
Sweet and Sour Grouper Fish

Sweet and Sour Grouper Fish

This is good with fish chucks, fish fillets or whole grouper fish. Ingredients 600-800gms Fish ½ teaspoon Salt ½ teaspoon white ground pepper cooking oil for deep frying Corn flour enough to coat the surface of the fish. Sauce (reduce by proportion if fish is small) 6
Pig Trotters with Ginger and Black Vinegar (猪脚姜醋)

Pig Trotters with Ginger and Black Vinegar (猪脚姜醋)

  Finally get this recipe typed out.  Manage to get this recipe from my mom.  In Singapore and Malaysia, this dish is commonly consumed by women after giving birth to their babies.  It is a very heaty dish, and helps women

Nonya Dumpling (娘惹粽子)

nonya dumpling

Making dumpling is never simple, but I will try to explain as clearly and as simple as it could so that anyone could try and successfully make their own dumpling at home. Ingredients (1 kg portion make about 15 dumpling … Continue reading →

Pork Dumpling (咸肉粽子)

salted pork dumpling

Making dumpling is never simple, but I will try to explain as clearly and as simple as it could so that anyone could try and successfully make their own dumpling at home. Ingredients (1 kg portion make about 15 dumpling … Continue reading →

How to Wrap Rice Dumpling (肉粽,粽子,bak chang)

rice dumpling

Rice dumpling is a Chinese festive food for 端午节, duan wu jie, which occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month in the lunar calendar.  The story goes where a loyal poet屈原 committed suicide by drowning himself in the … Continue reading →