Making muah chee in 15 minutes? At home? It may sound preposterous but using a microwave is easy. Its is a traditional snack sold in night markets or now, in food courts. It’s a childhood favourite. Sticky springy pillowy soft mua chee coated with sweet ground roasted peanuts or sweetened black sesame. The best way to eat it is using a toothpick to spear it and pop into one’s mouth.
We will call this the kick-ass Chinese ZiChar version of the popcorn chicken. Chunks of deep-fried battered chicken thigh coated with the butter and salted egg yolk sauce, finish off with fiery chilli padi and fragrant curry leaves.
Bubur Pulut Hitam originated from Indonesia, and has been fondly adopted as a local dessert in Singapore and Malaysia. In old days, black rice was nicknamed “forbidden rice” because, as you probably guessed it, it was reserved for the blue-blooded. Fortunately, as our societies became modern and affluent, these dishes have become available for us to share and enjoy. Although mostly used to decorate dishes today, you can savour its health benefits in the form of this unassuming delicious little dessert – made easy!
When it comes to fish soups, this recipe trumps them all. There are so many flavours in a single spoonful – the richness of the deep fried fish bones, the savouriness of dried sole fish and layered with fresh sweetness from ginger. And to top it all off, perfectly marinated tender fish slices. Now, all […]
Churros are such simple pleasures! Quick to make, especially with an air fryer, they’re an easy afternoon treat with ingredients that you’d definitely have in your kitchen. Plus, we couldn’t resist a recipe with minimal cleaning. Just a microwave, pot, mixer, air fryer and voila.
It’s quite known to most of us that many sea cucumber recipes are braising recipes, so in this video but we opted for a slightly different challenge, to *stir fry* the today’s sea cucumber with a lovely combination of pork belly and leeks!
Heng Hua or Xing Hua Lor Mee originated from Putian in Fujian Province in China. Just like the Chinese culture, the taste of Heng Hua Lor Mee is rich with so much depth! Don’t be fooled by its simplicity, this Heng Hua Lor Mee recipe is so flavourful with infused umami flavours from the clams. […]
In need for an idea of a party snack? This Fried Prawns with Wasabi Mayo – 芥末酱炸虾 is definitely a winner! Beautifully fried golden brown shrimps dipped in a savoury yet spicy wasabi mayonnaise. The additional zest from the lemon really allevates this dish as well as a splash of lemon juice. This addition provides […]
This marks the last dish for the 1 week daily upload marathon for Chinese New Year! Pan-seared Prawns paired with a creamy and delicious Pumpkin Purée, finished with Air Fried Brocollis! Not only does this dish looks amazing visually, the 3 main ingredients definitely creates a harmonic symphony in your mouth. Also, this dish was […]
Who doesn’t love a shiok duck with perfectly charred crispy skin and juicy meat? Many people think that a roast duck can’t be made at home, but let us prove to you otherwise! It really is as simple as the video looks! Anyone can make this dish as long as the duck can fit in […]
As part of CNY family gatherings, it’s always exciting to cook as many delicacies as possible for the celebration. So without further ado, here’s some wontons to symbolize the bringing in of good luck to the 牛年 (year of the ox)! The wontons are great family fun if you get the family involved with making […]
Hello homecooks! Hope you are excited about the upcoming Chinese New Year as much as we are! Today we will be sharing with you a Staple, Must-Have recipe this CNY, Mala & Tomato Soup Bases. Hotpot is the easiest and fuss-free thing to prepare and the most vital part of this dish will definitely be […]
What better way to start the Lunar New Years with good food and blessings for you and your loved ones. This Lotus Leaf Rice – 荷叶饭 is an auspicious dish to be eaten at your reunion dinner. The reunion dinner symbolises the gesture of appreciation and to celebrate the coming of a brand new year […]
Continuing our series on Japanese noodles, today’s recipe will be a cool one with a fusion twist – using Hakubaku’s Organic Udon to create a rendition of KL Hokkien Mee (yes the version famous for the dark sauce), and Organic Somen to create a creamy Thai Turmeric Chicken Somen dish!
If you haven’t bought an Yu Sheng or are unable to reserve one because it is sold out, fear not! The Meatmen has the perfect solution for you! Pomelo Salad – 柚子沙拉 is an awesome alternative, it is super simple to make and definitely budget friendly! Also, with the covid-19 restrictions, Singaporeans aren’t allowed to […]
When you’re buying squids or any seafood look for those that has clear eyes, a shine on their exterior and they should smell fresh.
This works for any type of onions, first cut the onion into half vertically.
Lemongrass has various uses from culinary to medicinal. Most of the time we only use the white portion near the roots.