Steam Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion (姜葱鸡)

Steam Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion (姜葱鸡)

Ingredients Half chicken, or 2 chicken leg 1-2 cm section of ginger 1 stalk spring onion 1 table spoon sesame oil 1 table spoon light soya sauce 2 table spoon Chinese wine hua tiao (花雕) ½ teaspoon salt for seasoning 1 table spoon salt for washing. Method Remove skin of
Fish and Salted Vegetable Soup (咸菜鱼汤)

Fish and Salted Vegetable Soup (咸菜鱼汤)

Ingredients 300 grams Fish belly, fish head, fish backbone (after fillet out the flesh), or just fish meat chunks. (Garoupa is good for this) 2 table spoon soya sauce 2 table spoon sesame oil 2 table spoon hua tiao (花雕) or brandy or rice
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
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
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

Pasta with Mushroom Cream Sauce (Pasta Al Funghi – Vegetarian)

This is an improved version of the same recipe posted earlier. Ingredients (Serve 1) 5 dry shitake mushroom 3 clove of garlic 250 ml full cream milk (or whipping cream milk for fuller texture) 2 slice of cheese 2 tablespoon … Continue reading →

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, … Continue reading →

Whipped Potatoes / Mashed Potatoes

Potato masher

Some may wonder why their whipped potatoes don’t taste as good as those served in restaurants.  The secret is simply butter and milk. Ingredients (Serve 2) 4 potatoes 1 table spoon salted butter ¼ – ½ cup milk Method Peel … Continue reading →

Long Cabbage (Wong Bok) Soup

Another simple and tasty soup for a simple meal. Ingredients (Serve 3-4) A handful of anchovies (Ikan billis), about 30 5-6 leaves of Wong Bok cabbage 150-200 grams minced pork 2 tablespoon light soya sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil ½ … Continue reading →