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…

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….