There are many variations of nasi ulam (Malay herb rice) and Nasi Kerabu stands out with its signature blue rice, naturally coloured with dried butterfly pea flowers. This dish originated from the north-eastern states of Kelantan and Terengganu on Peninsular Malaysia, but can now be found all across Malaysia and even in Singapore.
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!
Starting from humble origins in China, these delicate pockets of soup are no stranger to the Asian food scene. Piping hot soup mixed in with rich flavours from the pork waiting to burst through that thin silky dough skin – it’s simply irresistible!
This is for chicken rice lovers who want to recreate this dish with absolute ease. For some of us, growing up with busy parents means that mum might have cooked one-pot dishes with the rice cooker at some point.
A popular English recipe, Beef Wellington is a classic steak recipe made famous by celebrity chefs, wrapped in glorious puff pastry for that yummy finish. A perfect party dish, it’s easy to impress your guests by cooking this.
Kuih talam is a peranakan kuih dessert comprising of a green pandan and white coconut layer. An exquisite blend between sweet and savoury, the white layer packs a slightly salty and rich coconut flavour while the green pandan layer is soft, sweet and chewy. The green colour present in the kuih is formed naturally from […]
This is one of recipe that we mostly only get to eat only at home ad it takes a little work to make them. We start with a filling made with minced chicken and prawns, wrapping it with cabbage leaves that encase all the sweetness within when steamed, then finishing it off with al sauce […]
This is another dish that reminds us of home, where our mom will put in so much effort into perfecting such a dish. This is a dish that is heartwarmingly light on the palate, and is perfect for your “3 dish 1 soup” dinners with your family. We added pork lard to the stuffing to […]
Seafood done right is always a winner at the dinner table. Our simple recipe just call for some light soy sauce and the fragrance for fried garlic, combine with the sweetness of the scallops. It’s also friendly on the wallet (under $20 for 10 scallops around 1kg) with the use of frozen half shelled scallops, […]
Crispy and light on the outside, sweet and tender prawn filling on the inside. This dish makes for a great snack for any occasion. What makes it great is that the puffs stays crispy for a long time, and for us it’s our go to choice when paired with a couple of drinks. Serve it […]
This simple to prepare dish, highlights the flavours from the Cincalok which is made of fermented small shrimps. The sauce give you a balance of spiciness, sweet, sour and salty. Addition of torch ginger flower give it the fragrance, great dish to get your appetite going.
Today we are going to try to do 2 popular classic hits – Margherita Pizza and Rosemary Focaccia!
Perfect for breakfast or a rainy day, cooked using pork broth just until the rice breaks apart, then paired with homemade meatballs (using pork lard) and century eggs, making the congee full of rich flavours. Customize your own toppings any way you like, be it with peanuts of even you tiao. Simple and comforting recipes […]
A great addition to the classic sambal petai, the crispy sio bak adds another texture and flavour element to it. If you want to make your own sambal and crispy sio bak we have included the links below too! http://themeatmen.sg/sio-bak-roast-pork-belly/ http://themeatmen.sg/sambal-belacan/
Soy Milk Hot Pot (also known as Tonyu Nabe 豆浆乳鍋 in Japanese) is a popular dish in Japan, and is served in many places in Japan. Rainy weather these days? No problem – a nice hot pot is what you might need! The recipe is remarkably easy. We used stuff like pork broth, soy sauce, […]
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.