Versatile Salsa Recipe

Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe Ingredients: 3 medium sized ripe but firm Fresh Tomatoes, diced (remove seeds). ½-1 Red Onion, finely diced (depends on size, about half portion of tomatoes). 1 Jalapeño Chilli Pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed), finely diced (or a few dashes of Tabasco sauce). Juice of one Lime or ½ Lemon (to your desire, … Continue reading

Quickie Chinese Broccoli

Recipe Ingredients: 500g Chinese Broccoli (Kailan). 2 tablespoons minced Garlic (more or less to your desire). 4 tablespoons Groundnut Oil. Seasonings: 1 tablespoon Oyster Sauce. ¼ cup Water. A dash of White Pepper Powder. Blanching Liquid: 1 teaspoon Salt, optional. 1 teaspoon Oil. Plenty of hot water in a big pot. Method: 1. Rinse the … Continue reading

Kueh Pie Tee (Top Hat Pastry) 娘惹小金杯

Kueh Pie Tee is a filled pastry cup. The fillings can be strictly vegetables or with some meat and seafood. To make these pastry cups, you will need a special mould or you can buy ready-made cups from Asian restaurants selling Nonya food. The main ingredients for the filling are turnips and carrots, you can … Continue reading

Chicken Feet Peanut Soup 雞腳花生湯

Recipe Total cooking time: 2 hours Ingredients: 10 pairs Chicken Feet (wash well and scald in boiling water for 5 minutes). 500g – 1kg Pork Bones (depends on how rich a broth you like). 150g – 250g Raw Peanuts (soak in water for 2 hours, discard soaking water and rinse). 3pcs Dried Octopus (optional, rinse … Continue reading

We Like It Haute!

 On our table were (not in particular order) Basmati Rice, Butter Chicken, Chicken Classic Curry, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Vindaloo, Gilafi Kebab, Chicken Tikka with Tandoori Spices, Daal Makhani, Naan, Naan with Garlic, Lassi and Mango Lassi. We almost always order the same dishes. We should be more adventurous with our taste buds next time 🙂 I love … Continue reading

Nasi Biryani (Chicken)

Nasi is a Malay word for Rice but there are many ways to spell Biryani (briyani,biriani, buriyani, beryani or beriani). However, one thing in common is that biryani is a set of rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually Basmati – very fragrant, long grained rice with light airy texture) and chicken, mutton, fish, eggs … Continue reading