Laksa Hot Pot

The other day, I got a laksa hot pot soup base from the cashier of supermarket. I wanted to have nice hot pot for a long time. And I have never tried laksa flavor before. This is the soup base I got. It has 2 parts: powder and paste. Meat and vegetables are the main…

Home Cooked Food for My Dog Charlie

My husband and I got this poodle Charlie last month. Ever since this little cutie came to our house, our life completely changed. I feel so lucky to have such a little playful buddy as our family member. Most time, Charlie has dog food which was bought from pet store. But sometimes, especially on some…

Pickled Cucumber

Prepare cucumbers (mine about 250g). I used regular ones, you can also choose mini cucumber. Wash them clean. Trim two ends and cut into halves. Let them dry with flowing air till the surface is dry. In a sauce pan, add in 1/4 cup light soy sauce, vinegar 2 tbsp, sugar 1 tbsp. Bring to…

Mutton Stew

Cut mutton (about 800g) into small pieces. Put all the mutton into a pot. Add in enough cod water to cover them. And bring to boil. Keep boiling for 3-5 mins. Drain the mutton and wash off all the dirt. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tbsp oil. Sautee 2 cloves of chopped garlic. Add…

Jajangmyeon (Korean noodles in black bean sauce)

  Prepare pork and vegetables. Cut 100g pork (you can also use chicken, if you want.) into dice. 1/8 head cabbage, 1/2 onion, 1/1 stalk of green onion all chop into small dices. Heat a pan. Add in 3 tbsp oil and 2 tbsp chunjang (black bean paste). Stir fry for about 3 mins. Discard…

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 pinch salt 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon 3 cups quick cooking oats chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped walnut 1/2 cup 1. In a big bowl, cream butter together white…

Banana Cake

Ingredients 3 large ripe banana 2 eggs 50g butter 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract   Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Mash bananas in a big bowl. Beat in eggs one by one. Stir in vanilla. In another bowl,…

Good Food In Ipoh

From Monday to Wednesday this week, my husband and I went to Ipoh, a city in Malaysia. Before we went there, The only thing I knew about Ipoh was that it’s famous for food. Actually, I didn’t have high expectation about this trip. Because it’s also easy to find those food in Singapore. How different…

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…