Peanut Butter Cookies

I found this super easy 3 ingredients peanut butter cookies recipe on YouTube. Ingredients: 1 Cup of White Sugar 1 Egg 1 Cup of Peanut Butter Mix them well and make into small dough balls. Press gently with a fork. Preheat oven to 190 Degree C. And bake for 10 mins. Unbelievably easy and yummy.

Luo Han Guo, Winter Melon & Longan Drink

Ingredients: Luo Han Guo 2 (Separate the meat and peel) longan meat 50g winter melon 1.5 kg (peeled and seed removed, also cut into shreds) water 3L rock sugar cubes 50g Prepare a pot. I used my beloved pressure cooker. Pour the water in and add in the Luo Han Guo peel. Bring to boil…

Luffa & tofu Stew

Cut tofu into slices. Heat a pan, Add in oil. Fry tofu till both sides golden brown. Set tofu aside for later use. Heat the pan, add in 1 tsp oil. Sautee chopped garlic till aromatic. Add in luffa (peeled and cut into small chunks). Stir fry for 2 mins. Season with salt. Add in…

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: Flour 2/3 cup baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp chocolate  220g butter 4 tbsp eggs 2 light brown sugar 3/4 cup vanilla 1 tsp chocolate chunks 300g   Preheat oven to 180 Degree C. Melt chocolate with butter in microwave. Cool down. Mix dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and salt) in a bowl….

Stuffed Lotus Root with Sticky Rice

This is one of the dishes that I want to try for a long time. With a pressure cooker, it will be a lot easier. Prepare a lotus root. Mine is about 700g. Peel it. Cut two ends at about 3-5 cm. Don’t throw them away. Wash sticky rice and drain them. I used about…

White Fungus, Red Dates, Lotus Seeds & Longan Soup

It’s a sweet soup, more like dessert. Ingredients are simple: White fungus soak in water till soft and tear them apart. Lotus seed washed in water. Split in halves and remove the green sprout if there is. Remove the seed of red dates and cut or tear into smaller pieces. Other ingredients are longan meat,…

Sambal Chili Sauce Eggplant

Prepare a big eggplant. Cut into pieces. Put them in a big bowl. Sprinkle salt over them and leave it there for about 15 mins. Water will come out. Squeeze eggplants to get all the water out. This step will make eggplant absorb  less oil. Add oil, a bit more than usual into the pan….

Crispy Fried Squid

Wash and clean squid. Cut squid into rings or smaller pieces. In a bowl, add in 1 cup flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder. Season with salt and black pepper. And to add more flavor, I also added in 1 tsp dried mixed herbs. Mix them well. Heat oil in the pan. Dip squid in flour…

Steamed Rice Cake (Bai Tang Gao 白糖糕)

I followed this recipe: Bai Tang Gao also known as Lun Jiao Gao (伦教糕) is a popular dessert in China, especially in Canton area. In this recipe, the following ingredients are required: Rice flour    150g water 300ml (2tbsp water to mix with dry yeast) 90g sugar (1 tsp sugar to mix with dry yeast) 3/4…

Braised Pork with Shiitake Mushroom

Cut pork into very tine cubes. Cut shiitake into small pieces. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tbsp oil. Add in pork and stir fry till no more pinkish. Add in a little ginger shreds. toss a bit. Add in shiitake, 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dark soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar. and…