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…

Oven Power Trip

Originally posted on Singapore Maths Tuition:
Bosch Oven Power Trip Apparently, it is quite common in Singapore (and other tropical countries like Malaysia, Indonesia) that the electric oven cause a power trip (or short circuit) due to the high humidity. Basically, the heating element tends to attract moisture, and if the moisture accumulates too much…

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…

Pear Paste (秋梨膏)

Prepare 6 very big pears. Peel them, remove the seeds and cut into small chunks. Put all the pear chunks into blender and blend into paste. Prepare ginger, red dates, 2 luo han guo (crushed) and 50g rock sugar cubes. Put everything including the pear paste into a pot. Bring to boil with high heat….

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients: 3 bananas butter 130g melted 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla flour 1 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder 1 tsp chopped walnut 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup   Preheat oven to 180 Degree C. Mash bananas in a bowl. Beat in eggs and…

Eggplant Noodles

Prepare the ingredients: 1 medium eggplant chop into long slices. fresh noodles 80g pork belly 80g cut into small chunks light soy sauce 2 tsp dark soy sauce 1 tsp oyster sauce 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp water 1/2 cup salt 1 stalk chopped spring onion 3 cloves of chopped garlic 1, Heat a pan,…

Walnut Banana Bread

Banana is one of my husband’s favorite fruit. But sometimes, He forgot to eat them, and banana got ripe very quickly. So I would use them to make smoothie or cake or bread. This summer when we went back to my hometown, we brought so many walnut back. My mom just cracked them and store…