Bak Kut Teh (肉骨茶)

Bak kut teh is a very popular dish in Singapore. It’s kind of spice rib soup. The cooking method is not complicated but it’s a bit time consuming. 1. Wash 1 kg ribs in water. Then put them in a big pot. Add in enough water covers all ribs. Bring water to boil. Take the…

Braised Prawns

Clean prawns. Remove all the whiskers and intestine. Also make a cut at the back. Heat a pan. Add in oil. Fry prawns with low medium heat. Flip over to fry the other side till red oil comes out. Do the same to the other side. Then set prawns aside. Heat the pan again. Add…

Seaweed Fried Rice

  I never know dried seaweed can be used to cook fried rice until last summer My husband and I went to visit my friends in XiaMen. My friends invited us to a special dinner in a private place. And a special dish was served, which is seaweed fried rice. It’s the first time my…

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

This is the first time for me to cook brussel sprouts. They do look like baby cabbage. But the taste is different. And this recipe is super easy and simple. I assume it’s healthy too. Wash brussel sprouts under water. And drain them. Trim off the bottom and cut into halves. Put them all in…

#SAKURA MATSURI FLORAL DISPLAY# @GARDENS BY THE BAY 2019

Yesterday, My husband and I went to Gardens By The Bay for Sakura Matsuri Floral Display. Gardens By the Bay usually holds different floral display activities the whole year. They will display flowers from different places of different seasons. Now it’s spring time, so it’s sakura season. The floral display is held in flower dome,…

Ground Pot Chicken (地锅鸡 Di Guo Ji)

Di Guo Ji is a very famous dish from Xuzhou, China. My sister  went to a university in Xuzhou and I paid several visit there. But I have only tried Di Guo Ji once, and couldn’t forget about it ever since. This dish is a combination of braised chicken and flour cake (mian bing or…

Sweet & Sour Fish Fillet

You can choose whatever fish you want. 1. Cut fish fillet into slices. Season with a little salt and black pepper. 2. Prepare the batter: 2 tablespoon starch, 2 tablespoon flour and 1/4 cup water. If you think your batter is too thick, you can add more water. Too thin, add more flour. 3. Dip…

White Fungus, Red Date, Lotus Seed & Barley Soup

Yeah, it’s quite a long name. 🙂 Strictly speaking, this soup should belong to dessert, since it’s a sweet soup not a savory soup. Main ingredients are white fungus (soak in the water first till completely softened and remove the yellow bottom), red dates (remove the core), barley (wash clean), lotus seeds (remove the green…

Miso Saba Fish (Mackerel)

  1. Prepare a Saba fish fillet. Cut into halves. And make a cut on the skin side. 2. Boil some water. Add fish fillet in. Once fish turns white, take them out. Soak in cold water and wash them clean. 3. Heat a pan. Add in 1 cup water, 1/4 cup cooking wine, 1/4…

Pine Seeds & Basil Lemon Spaghetti

I cooked this dish just because I have a small pack of pine seeds, lemon and also a small box  basil. 🙂 Toast pine seeds in a pan. Keep low heat. Oil will come out from pine seeds. Toast till they become brownish and the flavor comes out. Cook spaghetti and drain them. Heat a…