Claypot Chicken Rice 砂煲鸡饭 (Recipe)

Claypot Chicken Rice Recipe (serves 2-4) Ingredients: 500g Chicken, cut to small pieces (bone-in preferred or boneless thigh/breast meat). 5 Dried Shitake Mushrooms, reconstituted and shredded (reserve soaking water). 1 Lap Cheong (Chinese waxed sausage/腊肠), soaked in hot water for 5 minutes before removing wax covering, sliced diagonally. 10g Salted Fish, diced (dried or bottled … Continue reading

Shell We Dine? – Jumbo Seafood Waterfront

 “Is your dinner appointment tonight?” “Nope, it’s tomorrow.” “In that case, wanna eat crab?” “Yes, of course, I want :)” The last time I was inside the Indoor Stadium was before the turn of the century (late 90’s) to catch the musical, Les Misérables. Jumbo equals Award Winning Chilli Crab. We made reservations for 7.30pm but … Continue reading

Char Bee Hoon Recipe 炒米粉

Char Bee Hoon (char 炒 = fry, and bee hoon 米粉 = rice sticks, vermicelli) is a very popular meal prepared by Singaporean housewives for their family especially on days when the wifey runs out of idea cooking 3 dishes 1 soup set dinner. You will frequently see fried bee hoon in a housewarming, baby … Continue reading

Turkish Bakehouse

Börek Bakehouse I have always loved carbohydrates and dough is something I cannot resist. I can eat all kinds of it – simple bread with peanut butter and jelly, pizza, donuts, pretzels, roti pratha, naan, you name it, I’ll eat it. I did not notice this shop last year but lately on my weekly marketing … Continue reading

Mushroom (Steak) Gravy

Mushroom Gravy for Steak Ingredients: 500g Mushrooms, sliced 500ml Cream 2-3 cloves Garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp freshly ground Black Pepper (or to taste) ¾ tsp Sea Salt (or to taste, any Salt is fine) 1 tsp Olive Oil ½ to 1 tsp Butter (optional, more flavour) Variation: Sauté mushrooms according to recipe and use … Continue reading

Pan-fried Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Well Marbled or Lean Steak of your choice (Sirloin, Tenderloin, Ribeye, Wagyu etc…) with Mushroom Gravy   Happy cooking 🙂

Ying Thai 2

Thai Seafood Hotpot – You decide if you like it mild, medium, hot or hot hot! We usually start with the tomyum seafood soup Valerie studying the menu but she already knew what to order – our usual… And progress onto the curries and this time we’ve order Green Chicken Curry Pad Krapow is a … Continue reading

Braised Pork Belly 魯肉

Scald the pork belly with hot water for a few minutes until they turn opaque and rinse well. If you have time, marinate the pork and mushrooms overnight with all the spices and half the seasoning, except water and hard boiled eggs. The next day, bring it out from the fridge and onto the stove, … Continue reading