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

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 →