Tag Archives: seafood

pork, prawns and carrot pot stickers | guo tie 锅贴

Pot stickers!! I love! I love! I made pot stickers the other week and I posted an update about how my hands and legs and kar chng (butt) were aching…

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. 😛…

assam batang curry

I was craving for batang. It is the local name for mackerel. I love batang!! Love! Love! Love! When I was pregnant with Aden, all I wanted to eat was…

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,…

jadelyn’s second birthday party | a birthday party cooking guide

It seemed like it was only yesterday when I gave birth to Jadelyn. Time really flies when one has kids and this week, Jadelyn turns 2. Since the beginning of…

myulchi bokkeum – korean stir-fried anchovies

My friend made these Korean anchovies, and posted a picture of it. I saw the picture, and I started salivating. You see, I have a weakness for ikan bilis (anchovies) and…

quick and easy assam fish head curry

I love to potter around the kitchen. And I love cooking things from scratch. Unfortunately, I don’t always have the luxury of spending a lot of time in the kitchen,…

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…

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…

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…