100% Crispy Roast Pork Belly Recipe 脆皮烧肉食谱

Pork is my favourite meat and in future years, it may become the only meat I’ll eat. That’s because I have developed sensitivity to the gamey smell of other meats like beef and especially that of lamb and mutton. Chicken, the frozen ones, are also showing potentials of going into my taboo list, thus I … Continue reading

Spaghetti Pomodoro With Ngoh Hiang Recipe

Remember I made a huge batch of Ngoh Hiang earlier this year for Chinese New Year and said they can be frozen for future use? This is a sample of what can be done with ngoh hiang that I came up with at the last minute when my younger daughter visited me after work. I had just … Continue reading

Fritters That Will Make You Laugh Like A Happy Shrimp! 喜虾大笑!

Chinese, particularly the Cantonese chefs/restauranteurs, loves a good pun when it comes to naming their dishes especially on festive occasions. Anything that screams “Prosperity” will sell like hotcakes during the Chinese New Year (CNY) period! 喜哈大笑 means having a hearty laugh and on a Cantonese cuisine menu during Chinese New Year period, prawn dishes are often … Continue reading

Biryani Recipe (Part 2) – Spiced Rice Is Nice!

The difference between Biryani and Pulao (Pilaf in English) is that in pulao, the Basmati rice is usually cooked in the meat/vegetable seasoned broth. Depending on the local cuisine, pulao may also contain dried fruits, fish, meat and vegetables. Overall, pulao uses lesser amount of spice mix as compared to a biryani dish and the … Continue reading

Home-styled Bak Chor Mee (Egg Noodle with Minced Meat) Recipe

We wanted to cook Pad Kra Pao but couldn’t get hold of Thai basil. Instead of having rice for dinner, we had Chinese egg noodles, bok choy and minced pork but you can substitute with any ground meat of your choice. Home-cooked Egg Noodle with Minced Meat Recipe. Bowl Preparation for the Noodle (amount is … Continue reading

Chinese Home-style Steamed Fish

Fishing this weekend? Try steaming your fresh catch! It’s a healthier cooking method than deep-frying. It has a light and clean taste and most importantly, it is yummilicious! Spoon the hot broth onto a bowl of steamed white rice and you will know what I mean. Slurp burp! 😄 Here’s an idea on how to … Continue reading

Bulgogi Ssam Recipe A la Mark Ong

Mark Ong posted a very delicious looking photo titled and captioned “Bulgogi Ssam (Wrap) lunch. Simple, easy, yummy and healthy!” and I was instantaneously craving for the food and so I commented on his post…   Me to Mark: “I want to be in your kitchen now! I think my son in law will love … Continue reading

Cze Char 煮炒 (Street Restaurants) – Hong Kong Street Chun Tat Kee

Cze Char 煮炒 (Zi Char) is best described as home-style cooked food one can get at reasonable price in modest usually Kopitiam (Asian coffee shop) set-up. One can get restaurant quality meals on a shoestring budget if you know where to go. Menu of a cze char “restaurant” in most kopitiams are the same but the … Continue reading