Steam fish with Shitake Mushroom

Steam fish with Shitake Mushroom

This is good for premium fish like grouper, threadfin, pomfret (or commonly misspelled as promfet), where the meat is very tasty.   Ingredients Fish ( 1 slice of mid cut 2 cm thick, or 1 fish about 300-500gms) Salt 5-10 dried shitake mushroom 4 teaspoon sesame
Sweet Potato in Ginger Soup (番薯糖水)

Sweet Potato in Ginger Soup (番薯糖水)

Desserts stalls in Singapore usually sell sweet potato in dried longan (桂圆) soup.  Using ginger is taught by my mom and I like this version. Ingredients (5 to 8 servings) 3 or 4 sweet potato (red or yellow is fine) 1 section of
Honey Caramel Corn Flakes and Sliced Almonds

Honey Caramel Corn Flakes and Sliced Almonds

This is a nice Chinese New Year goodie, and very easy to make. Ingredients 1 table spoon honey 3 table spoon sugar ½ cm slice butter 1 cup corn flake 2 table spoon sliced almonds any nuts or dried fruits can be added Method In a wok or pan
Dice potatoes with minced pork

Dice potatoes with minced pork

Ingredients 200 grams minced pork (optional) 1 tomato 3 large potatoes 1 stock of Chinese parsley 1-2 bulbs of garlic 2 teaspoon sugar 1 Chinese table spoon light soya sauce ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup water 3 Chinese tablespoon cooking oil oil for deep frying. Method Peel the potatoes, nice it into cubes
Stock

Stock

Some recipe required to have small amount of stock.  You could either use stock cubes or canned stock available in supermarket or you can try to make your own.  You could make a big pot, divide them into disposable plastic

Simple Vegetable (chye sim or bok choy) Soup (菜心/小白菜汤)

Ingredients 2-3 bunches of vegetables (chye sim or bok choy) 3 small red onion 1 tablespoon dried ikan billis (dried anchovy) 200g minced pork 2 eggs 1 litre water 1 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoon cooking oil Method Peel the onion … Continue reading →

Apple, Pear, Luohan fruit, Fig, Apricot Kernel Dessert (苹果,梨 , 罗汉果,无花果,南北杏)

apple pear dessert

This is an alternative to the earlier post on “Apple or Pear with Chinese Almond (南北杏) and Chuan Bei (川贝)Drink“.  However, Chuan Bei is not used here, but replace with luohan fruit and fig, hence suitable for whole family as … Continue reading →

How to have a less cloudy soup when boiling stock from pork bones

When boiling soup or making stock from bones, this step will help to have a clearer soup (less cloudy due to blood from the bones).  Put the pork bone or pork ribs in a bowl. Boil some water and pour … Continue reading →

Hairy gourd soup (毛瓜煲汤)

Ingredients 200 grams pork soup bone or pork ribs 1 hairy gourd 2 litre water 8 dried red dates 5 dried oyster (蚝豉, 蚝干) 1 teaspoon salt Method Using a knife, do a scraping motion to scrape off the skin … Continue reading →