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Creamy Non-Cream Japanese Corn Soup

The subject title - Creamy Non-Cream Japanese Corn Soup seems contradicting, and indeed it is but actually it isn't. This recipe yields creamy corn soup yet it does not use any cream. It has been a long time since I have lasted visited Japan and I especially miss their Creamy Corn Soup. Of course, I [...]

By | January 23rd, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Soup|1 Comment

Kiddo Hut’s Braised Peanuts

Whenever I am dining in the Chinese restaurants, I always looking forward to braised peanuts that usually serves as snacks to customers. This is all-time favourite for most people. Compared to roasted peanuts serve as snacks, braised peanuts is a hotter snack and first to finish. What's most upsetting is, the serving is always so [...]

By | January 21st, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Snack|3 Comments

Wok-cooked Char Siu / BBQ Pork

Why the name 'Wok-cooked Char Siu / BBQ Pork'? It is because this Char Siu is cooked using wok rather than oven. My twin toddlers love Char Siu but those stall-bought are usually cooked with oyster sauce, lots of sugar and colouring which I find unhealthy for them. From a cooking page on Facebook, I [...]

By | January 18th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dishes, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Japanese Egg Pudding (Purin)

This recipe is motivated by my husband who has craving for Japanese Egg Pudding suddenly and asked if I know how to make. Frankly, I am not Japanese, logically speaking I do not know how to make Japanese Egg Pudding also known as Purin to the Japanese. So, I googled and compared the ingredients and [...]

By | January 10th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Steamed Big Meat Bun / Pau 黑胡椒肉包

Previously, I have made and posted the Steamed Pumpkin Bun / Man Tou (南瓜馒头) in Kiddo Hut and well received by readers. Today, I am posting another recipe for the Steamed Big Meat Bun / Pau 黑胡椒肉包. In this recipe, I used two additional ingredients compared to my earlier recipe, which are the Wheat Starch Flour 澄麵粉 also [...]

By | January 9th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|0 Comments

Melon Sago Dessert (蜜瓜西米露)

Melon Sago Dessert is a dessert that is similar to Mango Pomelo Sago which I have blogged last year. Both require no cooking (apart from cooking the sago), chilled dessert, fruit-based and taste really nice with lots of Sago! This dessert is also commonly known as Honeydew Sago or Rock Melon Sago. The reason for naming [...]

By | January 3rd, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Diabetic Ang Ku Kueh / Red tortoise cake

Diabetic Ang Ku Kueh / red tortoise cake 紅龜粿  is a savoury Ang Ku Kueh that is suitable for diabetic's consumption. Of course, non-diabetic can eat this as well. For people who aren't familiar with this snack, it is traditionally red in colour, moulded to resemble a tortoise shell and has a sticky chewy texture when [...]

By | December 30th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Peranakan Kueh|0 Comments

Cheng Tng (清汤)

For readers residing in Singapore, this dessert called Cheng Tng (清汤) which can be served either warm or cold is no stranger. In fact, it is one of the popular desserts served in food court or food centre (a.k.a. hawker centre). In particular to our warm country, a cold bowl of Cheng Tng (清汤) is always welcoming. There [...]

By | December 25th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Snow Cake (云片糕 / 书册糕)

For readers who reside in Singapore, do you remember the white cake that is snowy white in colour, sweet in taste, hard in texture but melt in your mouth and notably, wrapped in the pink paper wrapper? Known as Snow Cake (云片糕 / 书册糕), this is a rather nostalgic, and very popular snack more than [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Snack|3 Comments

Naturally Coloured Glutinous Rice Balls 七彩汤圆

I would consider this as my first time making the Glutinous Rice Balls for the winter solstice (冬至), in particular the Naturally Coloured Glutinous Rice Balls 七彩汤圆. When I was young, every year in a particular early morning during the December, my mum would use the edible red powder, the glutinous rice flour and some water to [...]

By | December 20th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert|2 Comments