Monthly Archives: February 2014

flourless double chocolate peanut butter cookies

Since the new year started, I have been extra busy because I have started teaching regularly again. I hadn’t realised it, but it has been a while since I baked…

sticky chicken drumlets with lemon and honey

These days I rarely get the chance to watch much TV. When I do get a chance, I would always tune in to whatever cooking programmes I could find. (Surprise!…

sundubu jjigae – korean hot and spicy toufu stew

It has been a while since I made a Korean stew. I love Korean food, but because the LAM is not too keen on it, we rarely go to Korean…

ham, red pepper and mushroom mini-pies – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

Apart from the fact that these pies are really easy to make, they are also great for using up left-overs. Being a prudent home cook, I really detest any wastage….

osmanthus jelly with red dates and goji berries

My friend, Sharron, made this jelly using osmanthus (桂花), red dates (紅棗) and goji berries (枸杞). And when I saw a picture of this jelly, I was intrigued. It was so pretty!…

chicken karaage (鶏の唐揚げ)

I have always kept a bag of Chicken Karaage in my freezer for emergencies – you know, times when I really, really have no time to cook, yet need to…

chicken with fermented red bean (紅腐乳) curd and black fungus (姜丝云耳鸡)

My mother loves fermented red bean curd. When I mentioned I was going to try cooking this dish, she got really excited. And if I were to be honest, she…

egg toufu with minced pork

The LAM, like many ang mohs, is not overly keen on toufu. I mean, if I were to cook it, he would eat it because he is good like that…

chinese (charcoal) steamboat

When I was a kid, we would have charcoal steamboats every Chinese New Year (CNY). Since we had a huge family (my Dad is the oldest of 7 children), the…

chicken, broccoli and sun-dried tomato mini-pies – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

I will never be able to solve the mystery of the excess chicken (parts) in my fridge. There seems to always be some parts of chicken – be it the…