Tag Archives : Food

Chai Tow Kueh (Fried Raddish Cake)


Sunday breakfast … Prep Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 20 Minutes Makes a 12″ round cake, enough to serve 8 Ingredients: (A) Chai Tow Kueh (Steam Raddish Cake) 570g rice flour 2 Tbsp tapioca flour 6 cups water 2 pairs of Chinese Sausage, diced 8 dried mushrooms, soaked and diced 2 Tbsp minced garlic 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots 1 Read More

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Hor Fun (Rice Noodle with Gravy)


A stir-fry dish for dinner, the best part is the gravy … Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: (A) Main Ingredients 1 (16 oz) pack of fresh wide rice noodle, available from Chinese grocery store. Separate noodles and cut into 1″ wide pieces 2 tsp dark soy sauce 1/2 chicken breast, sliced into bite size Read More

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Pot Stickers/Gyoza


Pot stickers, gyoza, dumplings? Whatever you call them, they are wonderful appetizers… First published this post in Nov 2014, updating the picture and ingredients again today in Mar 2015. I’ll keep refining the recipe as it gets better 🙂 Looks like I make dumplings approximately once a quarter! What’s the occasion? The meat-ball lover is home, and I get lots Read More

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Banana Cream Crepe


Its been a while since I last flipped through this recipe book, decided to make banana cream crepe for breakfast… Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: (A) Crepe 1 cup all-purpose flour Pinch salt 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 cup milk 1 Tbsp melted butter 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (B) Banana Cream Topping Read More

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Mi Jiang Kueh (Peanut Pancake)


Another breakfast item that I miss from home …. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: (A) Mi Jiang Kueh (Pancake) Starter 100g flour 150 ml warm water 1/2 tsp yeast Batter 200g bread flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 egg 300 ml water 1/4 tsp lye water 30g sugar (B) Peanut Filling 200 g peanuts, Read More

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Chwee Kueh (Steamed Rice Cake with Minced Preserved Raddish Topping)


Craving Chwee Kueh … Prep Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 (Makes about 20 Chwee Kueh using standard Chwee Kueh molds) Ingredients: (A) Chwee Kueh (Rice Cake) 200g rice flour 16g wheat starch 16g corn starch 2/3 tsp salt 3 tsp canola oil 400ml room temperature water 540ml boiling water (B) Topping (Minced Preserved Raddish Topping) 200g Read More

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BBQ Chicken Wings


Tried this recipe last weekend at a BBQ gathering. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 4 lbs party wings Marinade 4 Tbsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp black pepper 1 Tbsp ground coriander 2 stalks lemongrass, trimmed and cut into small segments, minced 2 red thai chillies, seeded, minced 4 Tbsp fish sauce 3 Tbsp yellow curry powder Read More

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Thai Fried Rice with Crab Meat


  If you have left over jasmine rice, this is a quick dish to fix and very tasty. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time:15 Minutes Ingredients: 4 cups cooked rice, cook rice the night before, loosen the rice and chill in refrigerator overnight 1 cup crab meat 4 tsp minced garlic 1 cup yellow onion, sliced 4 stalks of green Read More

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Lek Tow Suan (Mung Bean Porridge)


One of my favorite breakfast/dessert from the hawker center in Singapore. In this recipe, every mouthful is filled with beans and you can feel the texture and satisfaction. Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 302g (10 oz) shelled, split green beans (mung beans) Chinese crullers, thinly sliced. (A) 280g coarse sugar 143 ml (5 oz) Read More

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Thai Spring Rolls


I was treated to a class at Mama Thai Cooking Club. One of the dishes we prepared was Thai Spring Rolls. I realized that using coconut oil to cook the ingredients really gives the spring rolls that special taste. Made this for the Flower theme Gourmet Club event. Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 3 Ingredients: 6 Read More

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