Tag Archives: chinese

lo mai fan (糯米飯) | steamed glutinous rice with pork belly, mushrooms, dried shrimps and chinese sausage

Lo Mai Kai is basically steamed glutinous rice with chicken (but here I chose to use pork, hence I call it Lo Mai Fan), mushrooms, dried shrimps, lup cheong (Chinese…

black pepper flower crabs

I love crabs. I love love love love love crabs. The LAM does not care for crabs. YAY! That means I don’t have to share my crabs with him. 😛…

stir-fried flower crab with fermented black beans, chili and garlic

Today I went to the wet market. I love the wet market. It is such an exciting place and one never knows what one is going to find. And today,…

how to wrap bak chang | zongzi | chinese rice dumpling

I confess I had no intention to publish this post. Yes, I took pictures of the process – but I do that with most things I cook. Yes, I looked…

char siu sou – chinese bbq pork puff pastry

For some reason, I really was craving for char siu all weekend. What’s a girl going to do when char siu craving strikes? Well, in my case, I make something…

snow fungus, red date, longan and gingko (dessert) soup

Go to an Asian market (we just call them markets here) and chances are, you would find some very strange looking things. When I was a kid, I would go…

shanghai style braised pork belly (紅燒肉)

I had a pack of pork belly that I wanted to cook for my Dad. I kept staring at it, and felt a need to cook SOMETHING DIFFERENT. The question…

egg fried rice with grilled chicken, peanuts and ikan bilis

I used my sister-in-law’s recipe to grill some boneless chicken legs and had some left over. I had done this on purpose because I wanted to cook fried rice the…

fried tau pok skin with minced meat, fish and prawns

I was inspired to cook this after seeing a photo of a similar dish made by my friend, Sharron. When I saw how she had cooked this, I sat in…

tau kwa (firm toufu) with minced meat, garlic and fermented black bean sauce

I am not a huge fan of toufu. I will eat it, but it is not on my list of favourite things to eat. But I do know toufu is…