Zong Zi Again!

There are still some bamboo leaves left in my fridge since last time I made zongzi (sticky rice dumplings). Last Wednesday was my resting day. No work, no need to go out. So I decided to use some to make Zongzi. And also because I really missed zongzi, could’t wait to have some. This time,…

Hangout @ Chinatown

Well, today I have one day off and my husband also has time. We planned to go to Chinatown and have lunch there. He wanted to try a nasi lemak restaurant there. It’s the first time for us to go to Chinatown and hunt for non-Chinese food. Chinatown of Singapore is really close to to…

My First Try On Ang Ku Kueh

There is a kind of glutinous rice flour ball stuffed with red bean paste or pork floss called 青团 (Qing Tuan) in China. I love it very much. And it looks like this: Actually, I love almost all kinds of dessert made from glutinous rice flour. They taste very chewy. I love the texture and…

Scramble Eggs With Bitter Gourd & Shrimps

I’m not surprised that my husband likes sweet food. But he also likes bitter gourd, which really does surprise me. I think I used to cook bitter gourd by frying it or stir frying With scrambled egg or making it soup. I cooked scrambled eggs with bitter gourds for many many times. This time, I…

Shrimp Congee

An easy way to cook congee is putting rice in freezer for overnight. So on the night before, wash rice, drain them. Put them in a bag. And put into freezer. The next day. Boil a pot of hot water. No need to thaw the rice. Just put frozen rice in the boiling water. Once…

Curry Fried Rice

Ingredients: A bowl of Leftover rice Vegetables you like ( I chose corn, shiitake, onion) Shrimps Eggs 2 Salt Oil Curry powder Chopped spring onion 1. Beat two eggs in a large bowl. Add rice into eggs and mix them well to let each rice grain be coated with egg. 2. Heat some oil in…

Spring Onion Noodles

Another popular dish in China. Very simple to cook. All you need are spring onion, oil, noodles, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and sugar. 1. Cut spring (4-6 stalks or more) into small strips around 3-5 cm. 2. Heat 1-2 tablespoon oil in the pan. 3. Add in chopped spring onion. Fry with low…

Fried Leek Dumplings

韭菜盒子 is a very popular snack in China. 韭菜 (jiu cai) means leek. 盒子 (he Zi) means box. I think it refers to the Dumplings’ shape. It’s a quite easy dish to cook. Wrap is made from normal flour and water. Fillings maybe various. Most common combination is leek with egg. (You can also add…

Scrambled Eggs With Pea Seedlings

1. Prepare all the ingredients: 3 beaten eggs 1 small pack of pea seedlings around 200g 2 chopped cloves of garlic Oil Salt Light soy sauce Cooking wine 2. Heat a little oil in the pan. When the oil is heated, pour in beaten egg. Once bottom egg solidifies, stir egg with chopsticks. Set them…

Improved Spring Onion Pancake Recipe

I was born and grew up in Northern part of China, where the main food of every meal is almost all made from flour. My mom may not be a very great cook to deal with different dishes, but she really has something in cooking Chinese wheat flour food. She’s very good at making dumpling,…