Tag Archives : Taro

Pumpkin Yam Paste with Gingko Nuts (白果金瓜芋泥)


I am in search of my Chinese/Teochew roots. This weekend, I decided to try an authentic Teochew dessert Pumpkin Yam Paste with Gingko Nuts (金瓜芋泥) – more aptly called Au Nee in Teochew. We always had this dessert at the end of a meal at Teochew restaurants. It is tough to find a Teochew restaurant here in the bay area; Read More

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Yam Rice (芋头饭)


  One of my favorite lunch place while working in Singapore Science Park is the boneless duck shop down at the end of South Buona Vista Road. The tender braised duck is served with their signature thick soy sauce over a plate of fragrant yam rice. Since I made my first braised duck this weekend, I decided to make the Read More

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Bubor Cha Cha (Sweet Potato and Taro in Coconut Milk)


I am still in my colorful-cooking mood. I managed to find sweet potato in three colors and taro. Wondering if green and red sweet potatoes ever existed? Perhaps not. I used emerald and ruby chestnut bits to make up for the missing colors. That is my colorful dessert for tonight’s dinner! Prep time: 1 hours Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients Read More

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