Beef & Onion Stir-fry

I always think beef and onion are good friend, especially in stir-fry. Prepare beef slices. Put them in a small bowl. Season with a little salt and black pepper. Then add in 1/2 tsp light sou sauce and 1-2 tsp starch. Mix them well. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is…

My Favorite Vegetable Stir-fry

How much do I love this Di San Xian? Hmmm……. If I have to choose one my favorite stir-fry dish, it must be the one. But I have to say it’s not very healthy, since it consumes too much oil. The name Di San Xian (地三鲜)Means 3 fresh vegetables from the earth and which are…

One-pot Sausage Rice

Preserved sausage is very popular in southern part of China. This one-pot sausage rice is very convenient. You just need to put all the ingredients into the rice cooker. Press the button and wait for it’s done. 1. Wash rice. Drain them. Put rice in the pot of a rice cooker. Pour in water. Usually…

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…

“The Rice Killer”- Braised Pork Belly

I’ve cooked braised pork belly for many many many times. Seems that my husband will never get tired of it. Due to the dark rich sauce and juicy tender pork, this dish also has a nick name “the rice killer”. Because with this dish, you can have a lot rice. The secret  lies in sugar…

Xun Yu 熏鱼 Recipe

It’s a classic Shanghai dish. 1. Prepare a fish or fish fillet. Cut into slices about 1.5-2 cm thick. 2. Place fish slices in a bowl. Marinate with cooking wine, ginger slices and chopped spring onion. 3. Drain the fish. Pat them with kitchen towel. Cos next step is to deep fry them. If fish…

Scrambled Egg With Luffa & Black Fungus

I have been in Singapore for over 3 years. Sometimes when I was shopping for groceries in supermarket, I wondered why there is no luffa here. And one day, I saw a strange long Gourd with ridges around it. I picked it up and saw the name “luffa”. Then I realized, luffa here is very…

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…

One-pot Long Beans, Pork & Noodles

This is a very popular way to cook noodles in China. 1. Heat a pan, add in a little oil. Sear pork belly slices. Pork better has some fat, so pork belly is a good choice. 2. Add in chopped long beans. Stir fry till surface has some wrinkles on it. 3. Add in 1…

Oyster Sauced Tofu

I still remember when I was very little, my family still lived in our first home. We moved several times after that one. At that time, there is a roasted goose shop (if I remember correctly) across the street. My father was very busy and he’s on business trip almost everyday. I could only see…