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
Pork Ribs Soya Sauce Soup – simplified bak kut teh (肉骨茶)

Pork Ribs Soya Sauce Soup – simplified bak kut teh (肉骨茶)

Technically speaking, this is not Bak Kut Teh, as it do not have the spices.  However, it is a simplified version with very little ingredient, and yet tasty.  Easy method to make a simple meal. Ingredients (Serves 3-4) 600-800 grams
Lotus seed, lily bulb, ginkgo dessert (莲子百合白果糖水)

Lotus seed, lily bulb, ginkgo dessert (莲子百合白果糖水)

Ingredients (Serve 8-10) 15-20 red dates 30-40 dried longan (桂圆) approximately as they usually stick together 200 grams lotus seed (莲子) approximately 100 grams lily bulb(百合) 30-40 ginkgo nuts or 1 can of ginkgo nuts, or more if you like 8 bowls water Sugar to taste 2 or
Bake Beans with Fried Egg

Bake Beans with Fried Egg

This is a very simple meal, especially useful when you are hungry and need to whip up something really quick. Ingredients 2 chicken eggs 1/2 can of bake beans couple of plain crackers (optional) 3 table spoon cooking oil Method Heat up the frying pan.  Pour in

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 →