Tag Archives: chinese

stir-fried garlic clams

I have been cooking and baking like mad over the weekend and dinners had to be kept simple because I simply did not have much time to spare. That means…

braised chicken mid-joints in soy caramel

Monday. If there were to be a day when I loathe to cook, it has to be on a Monday. Because I cook virtually everyday, I am usually exhausted when…

prawn noodles soup

I am a serious collector of prawn heads. I would remove the heads and shells of the prawns after every trip to the market and keep the heads in freezer…

cabbage rice

One-pot meals are life savers for home cooks like myself. So many days I would wake up and wonder what to cook for dinner. On days like these, I would…

deep-fried prawn fritters – cucur udang

I made prawn noodles and had some prawns left. I was wondering what to do with them – the possibilities are endless since I simply adore prawns. Then I thought…

grilled stuffed squid

I rarely buy squids because unfortunately, I am the only one at home who likes them. Apart from fried calamari, the LAM is not too impressed with squid. The other…

kong bak bao – chinese braised pork sliders (扣肉包)

When I was growing up, we rarely got to eat kong bak bao (扣肉包). This was because cooking the meat is a lengthy process involving quite a few steps and people…

fish head soup with preserved mustard 鱼头咸菜汤

I love going to the market. I love buying fish.  Since I discovered that buying an entire fish was way cheaper than buying just the parts, I always buy the…

curry noodles

It has been raining a lot lately. It is, after all, monsoon season in Southeast Asia. I am not sure what the link between colder weather and spicy food is,…

stir-fried tang hoon with pork belly, prawns and vegetables

I like tang hoon. It is not my favourite noodle, but it makes a nice change from the yellow noodles and the kuay teows and that, coupled with the fact that…