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Pear, Apple and dry Fig with Pork Rib Soup

This Pear, Apple and dry Fig with Pork Rib soup cures cough and this has been proven by myself and my kids. Recently, we have been coughing quite badly, and my cough was those dry kind and very irritable especially at night when I was sleeping. My mum got this recipe from her friend who [...]

By | June 8th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Soup|1 Comment
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Bak Kwa Fried Rice

Have you tried Bak Kwa Fried Rice? This is my most recent "invention" and improvised by my mother who added some sliced okra (a.k.a. =lady fingers) in the fried rice which made the fried rice tasted smoother. This dish was inspired by some Bak Kwa I bought at a food fair recently at the Singapore [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Rice|0 Comments

Sago Gula Melaka

Ever since I have tasted this dessert - Sago Gula Melaka at the high-tea buffet at Shangri-la Hotel two weeks back, I never forget the sweetness from the Coconut Sugar (a.k.a Gula Melaka) and the aroma of the coconut milk. This inspired me to make it myself. I am pretty sure it is a very [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Salted Duck with Tofu Soup 咸菜鸭豆腐汤

This soup is an all-time favourite for me. Whenever I was given a choice to pick a soup from the varieties of the Chinese double-boiled soup, first soup that came to my mind was, "do they serve Salted Duck soup (咸菜鸭汤)?". Today, I cooked my mum's version of Salted Duck with Tofu Soup 咸菜鸭豆腐汤. This soup is [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Soup|1 Comment
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Steamed Chinese Rice Cake (Bai Tang Gao) 白糖糕

As the name has implied, this Steamed Chinese Rice Cake (Bai Tang Gao) 白糖糕 essentially uses rice flour and sugar. It is a rather easy cake to make for breakfast or tea and goes very well with a cuppa of Chinese tea. The only downside is, there is a 1.5 hours proofing time at least [...]

By | February 16th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|0 Comments

Kimchi Pancake

Kimchi pancake is one of my favourite Korean dishes and a must-have whenever I visit a Korean restaurant. I still can remember the taste of the Kimchi pancake I had during my holidays in Korea. Actually, there is nothing to shout about for this recipe as I have used the premix Korean pancake flour. But, [...]

By | February 7th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dishes|0 Comments

Osmanthus Wolfberries Water Chestnut Cake 桂花枸杞马蹄糕

Osmanthus Wolfberries Water Chestnut Cake is one of the favourite desserts that can be served warm, at room temperature or chilled, which has some health benefits. Osmanthus has some antioxidant elements that can improve complexion and it has potential to cleanse the body of excess nitric oxide. It is known to dispel cold and dampness in the [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments
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Steamed Peanuts

After my braised peanuts (click here for recipe), another way of cooking peanuts which I like is to make steamed peanuts. Vividly, I remember when I was young, I always liked to buy a pack of steamed peanuts from the stall in Pasar Malam (also known as night market). It was so addictive that I [...]

By | February 4th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Snack|4 Comments

Black Glutinous Rice (Bubur Pulut Hitam) Dessert

Black Glutinous Rice dessert also known as Bubur Pulut Hitam is one of the popular desserts easily found in Singapore and Malaysia. It is made from Black Glutinous Rice, coconut milk and gula melaka. Usually before serving, we would drizzle some thick coconut milk onto the dessert to add onto the aroma. This dessert is sweet [...]

By | January 28th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Lemper Udang (Spicy Shrimp in Glutinous Rice Roll)

How many of you who read this post would buy a Lemper Udang whenever you visited Bengawan Solo? I am one of their loyal customers for their Lemper Udang (Spicy Shrimp in Glutinous Rice Roll) whenever I want something savoury other than the sweet kueh. I simply love the spicy shrimp wrapped with the glutinous [...]

By | January 25th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Peranakan Kueh|0 Comments
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