Crispy Fried Pork (Xiao Su Rou 小酥肉)

Ingredients: lean pork 250g starch 80g eggs 2 salt 1/2 tsp five spice powder  1/2 tsp   Cut pork into slices or strips. About 3-5 mm. In a bowl, add in starch (sweet potato starch would be the best choice, but I tried with corn starch and turned out not bad.) and beat in eggs….

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…

Oven Baked Enoki Mishroom

Prepare the sauce: 2 chopped garlic cloves, sugar 1 tsp, light soy sauce 2 tsp, oyster sauce 1 tsp. oil 1 tsp Mix well in a small bowl. Trim enoki mushrooms. Wash them clean and drain. Arrange mushroom on baking plate. Brush sauce over mushroom. Put mushroom into the oven. 180 degree C and 20…

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…

Potato Wedges

This is a very easy way to cook potato wedges without oven. Peel potatoes and cut them into chunks or wedges. Boil them till cooked. Drain them and put them into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Dust with flour. Let them be coated with a thin flour layer. Heat a pan. Add in…

Cornflour pancakes

Ingredients: cornflour 130g plain flour 70g sugar 30g yeast 2 g milk 250g Mix all the ingredients above in a big bowl. Wrap it and let it rise in warm place for 30mins. Brush pan with oil. Drop in 1 scoop of batter. Fry with low medium heat. When bubbles start to show up, flip…

Black Pepper Sauced Chicken Leg

Prepare a big chicken leg. Sprinkle salt and black pepper all over it. Preheat oven to 170 Degree C. Into the oven for 40 mins. In a small bowl, mix 1 tbsp black pepper sauce, 1/2 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp water and 1 tbsp sugar. Brush sauce onto the chicken. Turn oven to 200 Degree…

Homemade Kimchi

I used 1 big Chinese cabbage, about 300g. Cut it into halves, then quarters. Remove the root. And chop it into smaller pieces. Put them all in a big basin. Add in 1 cup water and 6 tbsp salt. Let them marinate in salty water for 2 hours. Remember to flip and toss them a…

Carbonara Pasta

Cut 5 or 6 strips bacon into small pieces. Heat a pan, add in 1 tsp oil. Sear the bacon. At the same time, cook pasta. Sear bacon with low heat. There will be much fat in the pan. Pour the excess, only keep a little. In a bowl, mix 2 eggs with 50g parmesan…