Category Archives: Sides

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couscous with onion, cucumber and red pepper

I like grilling fish or chicken for dinner. Sometimes the LAM would grill a steak or lamb chops, which I love too. But I do not always want to have…

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chinese style chicken chop

So, I tried making Spicy Chicken with Honey from  “A Taste of Home” by Andrew Kow, and flushed with my success as it was super delicious, I decided to try another…

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spicy chicken with honey

I like trying new things. Once in a while I find a gem of a recipe, and that really makes my day. So I was poring through my copy of…

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beef doenjang jjigae (된장 찌개): korean soy bean paste stew

A few years ago, if you were to ask me if I liked Korean food, my reply would have been an immediate “NOPE”. Things changed when we had the mother…

lor bak: braised pork in light soy sauce (卤肉)

lor bak: braised pork in light soy sauce (卤肉)

When I was a kid, I would watch while my mom made a HUGE pot of braised pork. I would salivate as I took in the aroma of the pork…

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steamed threadfin, my mom’s way

I am a Teochew and what we Teochews love is fish. Fresh, fresh fish. Why? Because we love our fish steamed, and you must only use the best, the freshest fish…

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three cup chicken (三杯鸡)

I cannot say that I cook a lot of Taiwanese dishes. In fact, I think my repertoire of Chinese dishes is rather limited to what my mom has cooked, which…

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deep-fried prime ribs

I was not going to deep fry anything until my slave helper came back from her vacations. Not that we eat a lot of deep-fried food, but once-in-a-while is definitely…

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haemul pajeon: korean seafood pancake

I like Korean food. Well, not that I know many Korean dishes, but those that I have tried, I do like. Except Kongnamulguk, or Kongnamul-anything. As far as I am…

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the best ayam goreng… ever!

I remember years ago, when I was studying in the old NIE (the one at Bukit Timah), there was this Malay stall that sold the yummiest fried chicken I have…