Ribs & Seaweed Soup

My husband doesn’t like seaweed. But I think seaweed is really good for health. Yet, he doesn’t say no to seaweed soup. So I made this soup for him. Since I used dry seaweed, I soaked them in water till softened before I started cooking. In a deep pot, add in ribs and enough water….

Braised Pork & Rib Soup Bento

The rule of my husband’s bento: there must be at least 1 meat dish. This time, I tried pork. Prepare soup. Cos soup is time-consuming. I can let the soup on the stove while preparing other dishes. Wash ribs. Put them in a pot and add in enough water. Bring to boil. Skim the soup…

Oven Roasted Vegetables

I roasted potato, cauliflower, carrot by oven before. I always wanted to try roasting different kinds of vegetables at one time. And I did it today. Preheat oven to  200 Degree C. Prepare vegetables. I chose potato, carrot, cauliflower, broccoli, onion, baby corn, mushroom and cherry tomatoes. Wash them and cut. For potato, carrot, cauliflower…

Oven-roasted Corn

This is a very easy recipe. 1. Preheat oven to 200 degree C. 2. Wash corn clean under water. Wipe it with kitchen towel to make it dry. 3. Sprinkle a little salt over the corn. 4. Brush corn with some butter. 5. Into the oven and bake for 5 mins. 6. Flip it over…

Corn Soup

1. Cut all the kernels from a fresh corn. 2. Put corn in a pot. Add in 1/2 cup milk. Bring to boil then turn to low heat and simmer till corn is cooked. 3. Pour all the corn with milk into a blender. Blend till smooth. 4. Pour back to pot. Turn to low…

Oven Roasted Pork Ribs

This is a slow cook recipe. 1. In a small bowl, add in 2 tsp salt, 2 tsp black pepper, 2 tsp paprika powder, 1 tsp dried thyme, 2 tsp sugar, 1 tsp ground ginger, 1 tsp ground garlic. Mix them well. 2. Sprinkle seasoning over ribs and rub ribs by hands. 3. Wrap ribs…

Prepare a Christmas Feast with a King Crab

Yesterday when my husband and I were buying groceries in a supermarket, we noticed there was sale of king crab. Turkey is too big for us to have for Christmas, so a king crab sounds a good idea. Today when I got up, the first thing I needed to do is to defreeze the king…

Mixed Vegetable Chicken Soup

1. Pour in enough water in a deep pot. 2. Put in chicken. I used several chicken drumsticks. 3. Turn to high heat. When the water boils, turn to low heat. And slow cook for half an hour. 4. Add in corn & carrot chunks. Cook for another half an hour. 5. Add in snow…

Garlic & Butter Prawns

Preheat oven to 200 degree C. 1. Cleans prawns and make a cut at their belly. And place them in the baking pan with belly side up. You can brush some oil in the ban or just place a sheet of baking paper like I did. 2. For the sauce: Minced garlic (7 or 8…

Cheesey Croquette 

1. 2 medium potatoes peeled and cut into small pieces. 2. Boil or steam till done. 3. Put frozen carrot dices, corns and sweet peas in boiling water for several seconds. Then take out and drain. 4. Mash potato pieces in a bowl. Add in carrot, corn and sweet peas. Stir well. 5. Sprinkle salt…