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…

Minced Pork Tofu

Tofu about 100g minced pork around 80g Cut tofu into slices. Firm tofu is a good choice, it will keep its shape during cooking. Fry tofu with some oil till both sides turn golden brown. Sprinkle a little salt while frying them. Set aside for later use. Heat the pan again. Add in 1 tsp…

Oyster Sauced Egg Tofu

Cut egg tofu into slices about 1 cm thick. Roll tofu in potato starch. Heat a pan, add in oil. Fry tofu till the out layer becomes crispy and golden color. Then set them aside for later use. Heat the pan again. Add in 1/2 tsp oil. Saute 2 cloves of chopped garlic. Add in…

Braised Pork & Rib Soup Bento

The rule of my husband’s bento: there must be at least 1 meat dish. This time, I tried pork. Prepare soup. Cos soup is time-consuming. I can let the soup on the stove while preparing other dishes. Wash ribs. Put them in a pot and add in enough water. Bring to boil. Skim the soup…

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…

Vegan Stir-fry (Thin Tofu Sheet & Spinach)

This kind of thin tofu sheet is called Qianzhang (千张)in Chinese. Qianzhang literally means thousands of layers, which quite matches how it looks. I guess it’s not very popular in Singapore, cos when I first cooked it, my husband was very curious what it is. There are so many kinds of tofu products, qianzhang is…

Clam Soup With Tofu & Egg

Ingredients: Clam meat 1 egg tofu cubes water salt oil Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in clam meat, and stir fry till aromatic. Pour in 2 cups of hot water. Also cut in tofu cubes. Water will become milky white in color. Bring soup to boil. And simmer for 3- 5 mins….

What’s In My Husband’s Bento Box?

The biggest meal of the day for us is lunch. We usually have a very simple and light dinner. And also because sometimes I go back home late after work, I don’t have much time to cook dinner. Normally, my husband and I have lunch together at home having home-cooking food. But he needs to…

Sweet & Sour Tofu

Prepare a pack of firm tofu, around 200 g. cut it into cubes. Put them in a bowl. Season with 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper and 3 tbsp starch. Gently toss a bit to let tofu roll in starch. Heat a pan, add in 1 tbsp oil. Fry tofu till golden brown. Then…