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Stuffed Bittergourd

It’s a simple dish to cook. Just stuff bittergourd with minced pork and steam.

For the minced pork, pls refer to:


Cut bittergourd into thick rings, around 3 cm. Remove the seeds and white part with a spoon. Stuff bittergourd rings with seasoned minced pork.

Heat a little oil in the pan.

Fry stuffed bittergourd to let the minced pork gets firm. Just fry each side till a bit golden brown.

Steam them for 15-20 mins. Meat juice will come out after steaming. Don’t discard it.

Sauté minced garlic in a sauce pan. Pour the meat juice from steaming into the sauce pan. Turn to medium heat. Add in severely wolf-berries, 1 tbs sugar. Dissolve 1/2 tsp corn starch in 1 tablespoon water. And also add starch water in. Keep stirring till it gets a bit condensed.

Pour the sauce over bittergourd.

Big Bone White Gourd Soup

It’s an easy soup to cook. But it needs at least one hour. 

Put big bone in a deep pot with enough water. Turn to high heat.

When water boils, take the big bone out and rinse. Pour the water in the pot out.

Big bone in the pot again with enough water. Turn to medium heat. When water boils, turn to low heat. And slow cook for at least half an hour. I cooked it for 1 hour.

Add in white gourd pieces and some wolf berries. Simmer for at least another half an hour.

Sprinkle salt to season and some chopped spring onion. And ready to serve.

Easy Red Date Chicken Leg Soup

Chicken leg and several red dates in a pot. Pour in enough water that higher than ingredients. Turn to medium heat and cook for around 1 hour and a half. The soup will become a little white in color. Before turn off the stove, add a little salt. If you like, you can also add some wolf berries. 

In Chinese medicine, red date is good for skin and health. So it’s ideal for women to have.

3 Different Kinds of Rib Soup

Ribs can be stir fried, braised, steamed and also used to make soup.

 Ribs, carrot and corn soup.

This is my husband’s favorite.

1. Ribs in the pot with cold water. Turn to medium heat. When the water boiled, remove the foam on the surface.

2. Put in corn. Cook for 30 minutes with low heat. 

3. Add in carrot, and cook till carrot gets softened.

4. At last add some salt.

Carrot and corn will make the soup a little sweet. It’s really a healthy soup.
Ribs and water cress soup.

First step is same as above.

After water gets boiled and foam removed, turn to low heat. Put in some wolf berries and cook for at least 20 minutes.

Then put in water cress. I used half a pack. 

When water cress is done, the soup is done.

Wolf berries are good for eyes. Recently, there is haze in Singapore, this soup is a good choice in such situation.
Ribs and lotus root soup.

First step also as same as above.

After foam removed, put in chopped clean lotus root pieces. Cover the pot with lid. Turn to low heat. Cook till lotus root is done. Last, sprinkle some chopped spring onion. 

Lotus root will help to clean waste in human bodies, so it’s also a good choice in haze days.