Salad & Vegetables

Stir Fried Preserved Szechuan Vegetables with Pork Recipe

Sometimes when I run out of ideas on what to cook or simply have no inspiration for meal planning, I’ll just make some plain rice porridge and a few easy dishes like omelette, steamed egg or a stir fry like this one to go with the porridge. It’s just having Teochew porridge with whatever dishes you […]

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Broccoli with Abalone and Scallops Recipe

The family has the tendency to stock up on canned abalones every Chinese New Year especially when there’s a deal so whenever we need to celebrate any occasion at home, a can of abalone is always readily available for cooking. I used to like abalone a lot because it was something that we only eat […]

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Stir Fried Bean Sprouts with Salted Fish Recipe

I always buy bean sprouts from the market for about 30 cents and then spend an hour or so plucking away the roots off every sprout. Not that I particularly enjoy this task but I guess its more worthwhile than paying 5 times this price for ready-to-be-used ones. All the trouble just to save that […]

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Spicy Egg Plant with Minced Pork Recipe

I have a love-hate relationship with egg plant (also known as brinjal or aubergine). It’s the texture that just doesn’t appeal to me. Also I find its bitter flavour more of an acquired taste, that’s why I’d refuse to eat it when I was little. It all depends on how it is being cooked but […]

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Stir Fried Celery and Prawns in Sambal Chilli Recipe

In this part of the world where we are living in, chilli is an ingredient that we simply cannot live without. I just love the spicy kick that chillies give me. It’s like a drug…the more I eat, the more I get addicted to it. Sambal chilli is something that can always be found in […]

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Tofu with Minced Pork Recipe

I remembered when I was in college in the States, I was very busy with a tv production project at one point. One of my house mates then cooked Mapo Tofu for dinner and we gobbled down the entire pot of it with white rice. It was a truly enjoyable respite from daily frozen dinners […]

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Tofu Egg Patties Recipe

Tofu is a great source of proteins & calcium and is low in calories & fat. In fact, firm tofu is such a versatile ingredient, you can braise, stew, stir-fry it or even deep-fry it to crisp. Here’s an all-vegetarian tofu recipe that can be enjoyed by all. Of course, for the carnivores, you can […]

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Vietnamese Prawn Salad Recipe

I make salads at least once every week in humongous portions sometimes so my husband and I can have it for dinner and for next day’s breakfast. Plus it is so easy to create home-made dressings with simple ingredients so it’s something that you can easily prepare, whether as a meal on its own or […]

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Popiah (Chinese Fresh Spring Rolls) Recipe 薄饼

I love spring rolls. Be it fresh or fried. I just love how the different ingredients come together in a wrap just like the Mexican burrito except that you get a sweeter crunch of vegetables that makes you want more and more. I can probably eat 4-5 big rolls in one go. And when I […]

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Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Not only it looks pretty, this Swedish-version of roast potatoes is very easy to make. It makes a great starter or side for any meal. Or simply add your favourite toppings like bacon or cheese and have it on its own. Hasselback Potatoes Recipe Ingredients russet potatoes, washed and patted dry salt freshly ground black […]

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