Steam Salted Fish (梅香) with Pork Slices

Steam Salted Fish (梅香) with Pork Slices

Even the thoughts of this dish make me hungry.  Salted fish is very nice either by itself, or cooked with other ingredients, and also very nice in clay pot rice too! Yum! (However, don't eat it too much for health
Winter Melon, Water Chestnut, Barley and Sugar Cane Drink (冬瓜马蹄薏米竹蔗)

Winter Melon, Water Chestnut, Barley and Sugar Cane Drink (冬瓜马蹄薏米竹蔗)

This is recommended by my TCM practitioner.  The body tends to have low immunity to respiratory infection when too "heaty".  This recipe is good to be consumed frequently, as it helps the body to be more "cooling" but not too
Chinese Gado Gado

Chinese Gado Gado

This is similar to the Malay version of Gado Gado or Tauhu Goreng. We need the same recipe to make deep fry bean curd (but half the portion will do) and I will repeat them here. Ingredients 2 block (10cm x 10
Cottage Pie or Shepherd’s Pie

Cottage Pie or Shepherd’s Pie

The traditional cottage pie or shepherd's pie is a meat pie with mashed potatoes as the crust, as potato is a cheaper food then. This recipe is not truly the traditional cottage pie, for simplicity, I do not bake it,
How to Wrap Rice Dumpling (肉粽,粽子,bak chang)

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

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

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 →

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 … Continue reading →