Potato Carrot Soup

Potato Carrot Soup

  Ingredients 2 potato 1-2 carrot 1 big yellow onion 1 tomato 200 grams pork ribs 1 1/2 liters water Salt to taste dash of ground white pepper Spring onion (optional) Method Peel the potato, and cut into chucks of 3 cm size Peel carrot and cut into wedge chucks (2-3 cm size) Peel
French Beans Omelette

French Beans Omelette

Ingredients Hand full of French beans (about 30 strands or about 250 grams) 4 eggs 1/3 teaspoon salt 4 table spoon cooking oil Method Wash the French beans, and pluck out both tips.  Do not use knife, using your fingers to break the tips, and pull
Fry Fish with Soya Sauce

Fry Fish with Soya Sauce

The fry fish is the same as the basic fry fish, and we added soya sauce gravy to go with it.  Most fish is ok for this cooking, but I particularly like threadfin (午鱼) for this. Ingredients Fish Salt cooking oil for pan frying 3
Bean curd skin, barley and ginkgo dessert (腐竹薏米白果糖水)

Bean curd skin, barley and ginkgo dessert (腐竹薏米白果糖水)

Ingredients (Serve 6) 1/3 cup barley 1/2 packet bean curd skin (三边腐竹) 5-8 red dates 6 bowls water 30-40 ginkgo nuts or 1 can of ginkgo nuts Sugar to taste 2 or 3 pandan leaves 1 egg (optional) Method Prepare the ginkgo nuts as given in prepare ginko Crush (using hands)
Simple Fry Nian Gao / New Year Sticky Rice Cake (煎年糕)

Simple Fry Nian Gao / New Year Sticky Rice Cake (煎年糕)

Many Chinese buy some Nian Gao (年糕) during Chinese New Year Spring Festival.  It symbolises 步步高升, (things are improving in steps in the coming year).  Housewife who worship kitchen god may also belief that the kitchen god, being in kitchen

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 →

Mini Sausages rolled in Streaky Bacon Kebabs

mini sausages rolled in streaky bacon

This is not a recipe exactly, more of a suggestion, for your next BBQ or roasting in an oven. Ingredients 300 grams streaky bacon (15 pieces) 30 mini sausages Green, red, yellow capsicums 10 BBQ bamboo sticks Method Wash the … Continue reading →

Steam Bean Curd with Egg (蒸水豆腐蛋)

This is a simple and yet healthy and nutritious dish, with goodness of bean curd and egg, and healthy and simplicity of steaming. This dish can also be called 老少平安, but the original version of 老少平安 include minced pork and … Continue reading →

Pork Bean Paste and Potato (马铃薯面豉猪肉)

This is a variant of the earlier post with bitter gourd, but this is less presentable dish as the color is brownish all over, but tasty enough for a day to day meal with porridge or steam rice, and especially … Continue reading →

Pork Bean Paste and Bitter Gourd (苦瓜面豉猪肉)

Ingredients 1 bitter gourd 200g minced pork or slice pork 4 Garlic 1-2 tablespoon bean paste 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon light soya sauce 1 teaspoon corn flour 2 table spoon cooking oil 1 cup water Method Remove skin of … Continue reading →