Tag Archives: chinese

shredded chicken hor fun

I was chatting with my friend, Adeline from The Accidental Mom Blogger one day not too long ago and we spoke about linking up and cooking 2 different dishes using…

steamed fish with ginger, garlic, miso, chilli and spring onion

Since my mom’s operation late last year, she has not been able to cook like she used to because of water retention in her legs, causing her to not be…

long beans with sambal belacan

When I crave for something spicy, I think sambal belacan. There is something magical about sambal belacan. Apart from being so tasty, it also imparts to food a depth of…

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 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…

braised chicken with bitter gourd

Bitter gourds, like durians, are an acquired taste. When I was a child, my mom would force my sister and I to eat bitter gourds. It was almost like we…

kung pao chicken (宫保鸡丁)

The LAM likes Kung Pao Chicken (宫保鸡丁) a lot. In fact, I only knew this dish existed because of him. I had never ordered it before in restaurants before I…

braised pork belly with ginger, garlic and dried chilli

Until I recover from my intensive cake-baking session, dinner has to be kept simple. So continuing with my theme of “SIMPLICITY”, I am sharing a recipe for braised pork belly…