Soft Bean Curd with Soy Sauce

Soft Bean Curd with Soy Sauce

This is really a simple dish.   Ingredients 1 block (10cm x 10 cm x 5cm) of soft bean curd (水豆腐), the softer the better 10 shallots 2 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 table spoon dark soy sauce 5 tablespoon cooking oil ½ teaspoon salt   Method Peel the shallots, slice
Roast Pork Belly (烧肉) in Dark Soya Sauce

Roast Pork Belly (烧肉) in Dark Soya Sauce

You can get roast pork in market, usually cheaper than what you get from the char siew or roast meat rice stalls.  In Chinese wedding, you may get some from the bride's family if you are relatives to the bride,
Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Ginkgo (commonly misspelled as gingko) nuts are used in cooking and deserts.  However some people, especially children do not like its taste.  Here is a tip to sweeten it and give it a little more bite. You can use the canned
Sweet and Sour Grouper Fish

Sweet and Sour Grouper Fish

This is good with fish chucks, fish fillets or whole grouper fish. Ingredients 600-800gms Fish ½ teaspoon Salt ½ teaspoon white ground pepper cooking oil for deep frying Corn flour enough to coat the surface of the fish. Sauce (reduce by proportion if fish is small) 6
Pig Trotters with Ginger and Black Vinegar (猪脚姜醋)

Pig Trotters with Ginger and Black Vinegar (猪脚姜醋)

  Finally get this recipe typed out.  Manage to get this recipe from my mom.  In Singapore and Malaysia, this dish is commonly consumed by women after giving birth to their babies.  It is a very heaty dish, and helps women

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 →