Coconut Chicken Soup

I wanted to try this soup for a long time. Now since that I have pressure cooker, I cannot wait any longer. Prepare a coconut and half chicken. Wash chicken clean. In a pot, add in enough water. Put chicken in. Bring to boil. Rinse chicken under water to wash off all the dirt. Cut…

Japanese Chashu Pork

Pressure cooker makes this dish a lot easier to make. Prepare a pork belly with skin on, about 500 g. Roll it up from one side to the other. Tie it with kitchen twine very tight. Put pork in a deep pot, add in enough water. Bring to boil and cook for 10 mins. Rinse…

Beef Rendang (Spicy Dry Beef Curry)

My husband bought a pressure cooker as an early birthday gift for me. I couldn’t wait to try it and cook something. The first dish came to my mind is beef rendang. It is like a type of dry curry and very popular in Southeastern Asia. My husband was very excited and couldn’t wait to…

Walnut Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Preheat oven to 180 Degree C. Walnut 1 cup (toasted and finely chopped) eggs 3 sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup baking powder 1/4 tsp   Beat egg with sugar with  electric mixer for 6-8 mins. It will become like mayonnaise. Sieve in flour & baking powder. combine them. Fold in 1/4 walnut. Divide batter…

Sautéed Chicken Drumsticks

My father-in-law gave me Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking. I was super excited. I like Julia Child very much after I watched the movie Julie & Julia, and at that time, I didn’t even cook. She is a very nice cook with great sense of humor. And she’s bold in kitchen. Most…

Double Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: butter 110g chocolate 120g vanilla 1 tsp eggs 2 sugar 220g flour 125g cocoa powder 60g baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 pinch Chocolate chunks 200g   Preheat oven to 165 Degree C Melt chocolate and better over low heat till completely melted and mixed together. Remove melted butter from heat and cool down….

Pig’s Feet & Lotus Root Soup

1,Put pig’s feet pieces into a deep pot. Add in enough water. 2, Bring the water to boil for about 5 mins. 3, Take all the pig’s feet pieces out and wash clean in water. 4, Put everything into pot: pig’s feet, lotus root (peeled and cut into chunks), red dates (makes soup taste sweet),…

Steamed Cownose Ray

My husband has great interest in fish. Every time when we go shopping for groceries, he is the one who’s in charge of choosing fish for me to cook. We found this cownose ray in the supermarket. Neither I or he tried this fish before. So we bought one pack with 3 pieces of cownose…

Crispy Fried Fish

Prepare fish fillet. Cut into slices. Season with salt and pepper. Coat fish with a thin layer of flour. Prepare batter: 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup starch, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp baking soda. Add in water (about 150 ml) while stirring it. Add in 1/2 tsp vinegar at last. Dip…

Minced Pork Tofu

Tofu about 100g minced pork around 80g Cut tofu into slices. Firm tofu is a good choice, it will keep its shape during cooking. Fry tofu with some oil till both sides turn golden brown. Sprinkle a little salt while frying them. Set aside for later use. Heat the pan again. Add in 1 tsp…