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…

Oyster Sauced Egg Tofu

Cut egg tofu into slices about 1 cm thick. Roll tofu in potato starch. Heat a pan, add in oil. Fry tofu till the out layer becomes crispy and golden color. Then set them aside for later use. Heat the pan again. Add in 1/2 tsp oil. Saute 2 cloves of chopped garlic. Add in…

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…

Lady Finger (Okra) & Tofu Salad

This is a very simple appetizer. Ingredients: Okra 2 stalk silk tofu 1 small pack 100g sweet cooking wine 1 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp salt water oil Boil some water. Drizzle in 2 drops oil and 1/2 tsp salt. Boil okra for 4 mins. Cut okra into slices. Place silk tofu in a…

Tomato & Egg Soup

I’ve been having this soup since I was very little. There is a little difference between the soup in the southern and northern China. Usually, southerners like soup and they like the soup that cooked for hours. I know many northerners like my family don’t consume too much time cooking soup. So fast soup like…

Vegan Stir-fry (Thin Tofu Sheet & Spinach)

This kind of thin tofu sheet is called Qianzhang (千张)in Chinese. Qianzhang literally means thousands of layers, which quite matches how it looks. I guess it’s not very popular in Singapore, cos when I first cooked it, my husband was very curious what it is. There are so many kinds of tofu products, qianzhang is…

Clam Soup With Tofu & Egg

Ingredients: Clam meat 1 egg tofu cubes water salt oil Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in clam meat, and stir fry till aromatic. Pour in 2 cups of hot water. Also cut in tofu cubes. Water will become milky white in color. Bring soup to boil. And simmer for 3- 5 mins….

Pork & Mixed Vegetable Stew Recipe

In earlier days, transportation was not as convenient as how it is now. People in northern part of China didn’t have much choice about vegetables in winter. The most usually seen vegetables are potato, Chinese cabbage and turnip. They can be boiled, stewed, preserved and used to make soup. Pork stew together with these vegetables…

What’s In My Husband’s Bento Box?

The biggest meal of the day for us is lunch. We usually have a very simple and light dinner. And also because sometimes I go back home late after work, I don’t have much time to cook dinner. Normally, my husband and I have lunch together at home having home-cooking food. But he needs to…

Sweet & Sour Tofu

Prepare a pack of firm tofu, around 200 g. cut it into cubes. Put them in a bowl. Season with 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper and 3 tbsp starch. Gently toss a bit to let tofu roll in starch. Heat a pan, add in 1 tbsp oil. Fry tofu till golden brown. Then…