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.
Originating from Hakka, this traditional chinese delicacy may seem to take a bit of time to prepare but it’s easier than you think. The simple trick to achieving that gorgeous bubbly crisp layer is to prick lots of holes in the skin without puncturing the meat itself. Slather on dark soy sauce and submerge it in hot oil, watch as the delicate layer of skin slowly puff up into that perfect golden brown coating.
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!
A simple recipe that suits even the kitchen noobs, this recipe can be done any day of the week if you’re a fan of salmon.
A popular choice in cafes all around, Mille Crêpe Cakes are not only foodporn worthy, but also so delicious at any time of the day! The equally thin layer of coffee cream that we’ve devised is surprisingly light on the palate. Here we present to you our white coffee variant, using OLDTOWN White Coffee 3in1 […]
Got a craving for pan mee but looking to cook it with a mod-sin twist? Then this recipe will be a good fit for you. We used San Remo tagliatelle pasta to emulate the pan mee texture, and it works really well for this dish. The chilli paste is key in this dish, a heavenly […]
Given the recent popularity of taro ball desserts, here’s our yummilicious variant on this dish! We made 3 different colors of balls, using yam, purple, and orange sweet potatoes. Not only are they colorful, they can make a fun family activity too! We used NutriSoy Fresh Soya Milk with Walnut Reduced Sugar in a pot, […]
There are defineally lots of Mala fans out there, so we decide to come up with our version of Mala Xiang Guo. You can always adjust the level of Mala to your preference be it 大辣 or 小辣 and also customise your own combination of ingredients. All we can say is looks can be deceiving, […]
Comfort food dish are always the best, most of us would have had this dish at growing up. Super easy to make and definitely a keeper for home dinners! Give it a try, we like ours with extra Tau Pok! #themeatmensg #simple #delicious #tauyubak #comfortfood P.S. Say, if you like our recipe videos, don’t forget […]
In conjunction with FairPrice’s Finest Festival, and with inspiration from the Mod-Sin goodness from Chef Shen Tan, we came up with our own Mod-Sin dish of…. Rendang Sio Bak! Instead of using the regular five spice seasoning for Sio Bak, we created a rendang spiced paste for our marinade. The end result – a surprisingly […]
A lot of times, simple cooking is the best, Fresh sea bass or any white fish steamed with a soy based chilli ginger sauce which gives it an extra kick to the taste. This dish can be done under 20 minutes with little to no fuss, give the recipe a try and let us know […]
Chanko Nabe, a.k.a. ‘Sumo Stew’ is a popular style of eating hot pot hailing from Japan. It’s the food of choice for sumo wrestlers, thus the nickname. Vegetables, seafood and meat can be cooked in seasoned broth at the dinner table as you dine together. We made our own chicken stock for this recipe, with […]
Love pasta but at the same time a fan of Southeast Asian tastes? Then today’s recipe will be tantalizing to your tastebuds! We stir-fried lemongrass, shallots, garlic, chilli padi and kaffir lime leaves before adding the tom yum pasta to further enhance the flavor of the dish. By creating a tangy, yet spicy tom yum […]
For the upcoming Singaporean National Day, we have embarked on a recipe of Char Siew using spare ribs instead of the usual cuts. Marinated in our homemade char siew sauce for 24 hours, then slow cooked for 3 hours in the oven. The result? Finger-licking good racks of ribs. It’s tender, yet with a satisfying […]
Looking for a simple recipe that packs a punch? Here’s a recipe for you! The Drunken chicken, a popular chinese cold appetizer that packs more flavors than it seems. A cold silky steamed chicken submerged in a flavorful marinade, allowing the tender chicken to be infused with the sweet and aromatic fragrances of the Shaoxing […]
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.