Roasted Duck & Century Egg Congee Recipe 烤鸭皮蛋粥食谱

Over the years, I have learnt to appreciate the bone-in, lip smacking, finger licking good Cantonese Roast Duck more than the delicate crepe-wrapped Peking Duck. Whenever there’s leftover from either of the aforementioned duck dishes, I would pack it home to make soup or Hakka-inspired stew out of the carcass, and strip off the fleshy … Continue reading

Egg Noodles With Pork Chop Recipe

This dish is inspired from my first visit to Japan in 1986. I was walking along the streets near my hotel and found a tiny eatery serving ramen. Being new to Japanese cuisine then, I ordered what looked familiar to me, Pork Chop Ramen! I later suspect if that was authentic Japanese food as the … Continue reading

Why Bother Making Fresh Pasta?

Why the heck would anyone bother making pasta from scratch when it’s just a box away? If you are as puzzled as I was, it’s time for us to get fresh! Fresh and Dry pastas can be contradistinctive depending on its applications. Most domestic packaged dry pasta do not contain eggs. Its two ingredients, durum … Continue reading

Telur Dadar Recipe (Spicy Omelette) 煎蛋

It has been said that “Brightly coloured foods tend to be richer in key substances that protect against diseases.” Will adding colourful secondary ingredients to a simple omelette pass as eating brightly coloured food? Telur Dadar Recipe (Spicy Omelette) 煎蛋 Ingredients: 2 – 3 Eggs. 1 – 2 stalks Green Onion (Scallion), chopped. 1 Red … Continue reading

Don’t Overbake Them, Brownies!

Question: Who lives by these rules? 1. Never quit. 2. Be yourself. 3. Don’t put too much flour in your brownies. My father was invited to visit her a few times after that. Once, he had heard that she was recovering from a serious car accident, and he stopped by to drop off a package … Continue reading

Phat Kaphrao ผัดกะเพรา – Thai Holy Basil Minced Pork Stir Fry With Rice And Egg Recipe

Phat Kaphrao or Thai minced pork stir fry with holy basil is one of my family’s favourite one-dish meals. It is usually prepared by Valerie but I had my hands on a few weeks ago when May came over. Ironically, our date was supposedly “girls night out” but since we are on a budget, we’d … Continue reading

Simple Chinese Home-styled Onion (Prawn) Omelet Recipe

We love eggs and we eat lots of eggs, especially omelet! Omelet is a popular and economical add-on to our multiple-dishes family meal. We have omelet with chye poh (preserved radish), omelet with minced pork, omelet with prawns, omelet with chili padi, spring onions, shredded carrots and onions (egg fuyong) and then there’s Valerie’s and … Continue reading

Prima Taste’s Mee Siam Sauce Kit

I am a big fan of Prima Taste Meal Sauce Kits. I loved their Singapore Curry the best! The other day, we had a craving for Mee Siam and got one package from Prima Taste. “Mee siam, which means “Siamese noodle” in Malay, is a dish of thin rice vermicelli popular in Singapore and Malaysia. … Continue reading

Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe

To make the basic crispy Thai omelette (ไข่เจียว ; khai jiaao), the trick is to heat the oil in saucepan until the oil is screaming hot and start to smoke lightly. Then slowly drizzle in the beaten fluffy egg mixture into the hot oil, allowing them to puff up. Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe. What … Continue reading

Let’s Cook 비빔밥 ! (Bibimbap Recipe)

Valerie, “Let’s cook 비빔밥!” We did a last minute shopping for the ingredients and many were not available. Neither could we find the dolsot pots so we used normal bowls instead, and reserved the “authentic” stainless steel for the Korean man in our home, hahaha… 😀 “Bibimbap (비빔밥) is a signature Korean dish. The word literally … Continue reading