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  • Black Vinegar Pig Trotter with Ginger 猪脚薑醋

    Black Vinegar Pig Trotter with Ginger 猪脚薑醋

    Black Vinegar Pig Trotter with Ginger is one of the confinement foods for most Chinese women after childbirth, usually to be given after 12th day of delivery. Apparently, black vinegar is to “cleanse” the uterus and the calcium, collagen and oil on the pig trotter to replenish and repair couple of the internal organs, bones…

  • Lemongrass Ice Jelly with Aloe Vera and Lime

    Lemongrass Ice Jelly with Aloe Vera and Lime

    Some cold dessert for the warm weather? Ice jelly is commonly found in dessert stalls especially those located in the food centre or hawker centre in Singapore. However, those served in the food centre are usually plain ice jelly. For this lemongrass ice jelly with aloe vera and lime, you can get it in some…

  • Hummus Dip

    Hummus Dip

    The first time I had this Hummus dip was 7 years ago on a Singapore Airlines flight to Los Angeles. It was served with biscuits as snack for the long-haul flight. Since then, each time I flew Singapore Airlines flights, I would hoping they would serve this dip again. Nevertheless, none. And, I never knew…

  • Lapis Sagu 九层糕

    Lapis Sagu 九层糕

    Another of my favourite childhood snack – Lapis Sagu 九层糕. What’s nice about Lapis Sagu? I love the stretchy texture, the coconut aroma and the peeling layer by layer. And, I am always attracted by the colours as well.  However, what I could get from the stalls is sweet, too sweet for me. So, what’s next?…

  • Pumpkin Fried Rice

    Pumpkin Fried Rice

    Pumpkin Fried Rice. Pumpkin puree was one of my sons’ favourite foods when they were babies and ever since they turned toddlers and prefer more chunky food, I haven’t cooked pumpkin for them. In view of a cooking challenge posted by one of the Facebook pages – Singapore Home Cook that requires Pumpkin as a…

  • Meat & Broccoli Patties

    Meat & Broccoli Patties

    While I was trying to think for the next day breakfast menu for my kids, a food programme on the television gave me an idea. I can serve patties to G&G. I love to make my own burger but haven’t tried doing one for my kids. Combing through my refrigerator, I found these ingredients that…

  • Sweet Potato Ginger Soup 红薯姜汤

    Sweet Potato Ginger Soup 红薯姜汤

    A good friend was visiting me few days back, so I asked her what she would like to eat and I would cook for her. She requested for Sweet Potato Ginger Soup 红薯姜汤. Good thing was, my elder sister was just back from Japan and brought back a beautiful purple skin (white flesh) sweet potato.…

  • Green Bean Cake 绿豆糕

    Green Bean Cake 绿豆糕

    This is a nostalgic food which I love to eat when I was a kid. I could not recall how long I haven’t eaten the green bean cake 绿豆糕. This snack is also known as mung bean cake. In fact, it is not really a cake but it is usually mould in a cake form.…

  • Sugarcane Water Chestnut Barley drink

    Sugarcane Water Chestnut Barley drink

    It has been a warm weather recently and the whole family has just recovered from stomach flu. Since we need something “cooling” for our bodies, boiling Sugarcane Water Chestnut Barley drink 竹蔗马蹄薏米水came to my mind. This beverage beside having its medical effects, it is also refreshing and sweet. Chinese Barley is commonly known to be…

  • Fan Choy (饭菜)

    Fan Choy (饭菜)

    Fan Choy a.k.a. steamed rice or 饭菜 in Chinese is one of my favourite breakfast. Usually, you can find it at the stalls selling steamed items like Siu Mai, Cheong Fun. Nowadays, you can also pick up the chilled one from NTUC supermarket and heat it before serving. Notwithstanding, it is not as savoury as…