Braised Pork With Quail Eggs & Bamboo Shoot

This dish is a combination of meat, egg, and vegetable. It’s actually an updated version of braised pork (红烧肉 Hong Shao Rou). Boil quail eggs in hot water for 5 mins. Soak them in ice cold water immediately. Then remove the egg shell. Heat a pan. Sear Pork chunks. Pork belly is the best choice….

Pan-fried Brussel Sprouts

My first try on Brussel sprouts was not bad, so I expected more from them. This time, I tried to fry them with a pan and to make them side dish for steak. Boil Brussel Sprouts in water for 3 mins. Don’t forget to add in some salt in the water before boiling. Rinse them…

Chinese Style Pickled Cucmber

This kind of pickled cucumber is really a perfect choice to go with porridge. And it’s very easy to make too. Because I didn’t want to make too many, I just used 2 medium cucmbers. Cut cucumbers into strips or any shape you like. But better not to be very thin. Put them in a…

Steamed Scallops & Vermicelli

The other day, I saw frozen half scallop with shell sold in supermarket, so I bought 1 pack. One good thing about seafood is that you don’t need to cook them in sophisticated way, simple steaming will bring their flavor to utmost. I cooked prawn, abalone in this way before. Can’t wait to try with…

Lady Finger (Okra) & Tofu Salad

This is a very simple appetizer. Ingredients: Okra 2 stalk silk tofu 1 small pack 100g sweet cooking wine 1 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp salt water oil Boil some water. Drizzle in 2 drops oil and 1/2 tsp salt. Boil okra for 4 mins. Cut okra into slices. Place silk tofu in a…

Butter Garlic Giant Prawn

The other day, my husband and I found this giant prawn in the supermarket. So we bought some. Butter and garlic are actually good choice to cook giant prawn. Cut the prawn open at the belly. Scissors can do a better job to cut open the belly shell. Then use a knife to cut the…

Tomato & Egg Soup

I’ve been having this soup since I was very little. There is a little difference between the soup in the southern and northern China. Usually, southerners like soup and they like the soup that cooked for hours. I know many northerners like my family don’t consume too much time cooking soup. So fast soup like…

Soy Sauce Chicken (By Rice Cooker)

Recently, I was very stressful. When I feel stressful, I usually use food to reduce my pressure. And also I will feel like having meat, no matter chicken, pork or beef. It will be helpful as long as I eat meat. This time, I want to cook a whole chicken for lunch. But I’ve done…

Red Wine Oxtail Stew

Ever since  my husband and I had oxtail stew at the Shashlik restaurant, I was very eagerly to try cooking oxtail by myself. And we bought oxtail from the supermarket. I cooked red wine oxtail stew today. Main ingredients are oxtail pieces and vegetables (I chose 1 medium onion, 1 carrot, 1/4 head cabbage and…

Shashlik Restaurant – A Russian Restaurant in Singapore

My husband and I both rest on Wednesday. And we made Wednesday our food hunting day. We would go around in the city and try to find good food on this day.  My husband wanted to try Russian food for a long time, because he used to have a colleague from Russia. And that colleague…