It’s undeniable, the marvelousness of these beautiful clay vessels. A great insulator for any dish, cooks food faster while retaining all its flavour and moisture, food cooked in claypot somehow always seem more fragrant and hearty. Using claypot also helps the food cook in its own juices and keeps all that nutrients sealed in, developing a more intense flavour for any claypot dish – it’s the perfect culinary hack to save hours in the kitchen. Using minimum ingredients and time but loaded with full flavours, enjoy this sizzling hot delight of pork belly slices topped with salted fish in just 45 minutes!
Green, pod-shaped and covered in what seems like blisters all over its skin – this distinct looking vegetable-fruit definitely does not look pleasing to the eyes. Like its name implies, bitter gourd has an acrid bitter flavour that may be difficult for many to appreciate. However, looking past that ‘slightly disturbing’ appearance and sharp taste, this bumpy-looking vegetable is an excellent source of vitamins and is packed with a long list of nutritional properties.
Fried, grilled, baked, roasted, in soup, in pies – there are countless ways to prepare chicken meat. Steaming is one quick and ideal way to enjoy those tender chunks without using much oil. Chicken meat tends to have a rather bland taste on its own, but that’s what makes it such a common a staple food in many cuisines.
In Singapore, spaghetti can be a versatile ingredient, and with this recipe we recognise that it is even more so with this simple squid ink pasta recipe. This is a relatively simple recipe that can be performed in a little under an hour.
Rich, soft spongy texture along with the light crunch of almond bits, this foolproof recipe could just be the stepping stone to get your inner baker started!
One might think that sealed in this bright pink chewy flour skin is a sweet treat. But under that sweet delicate looking exterior is a whole new world of flavourful glutinous rice filling, bringing with it a savoury twist.
Warning: Today’s recipe might just have everyone breaking the party code by double dipping! The Greek Style Yogurt Spinach Dip is a mix of cheesy goodness with refreshing spinach and zesty Greek yogurt to give you a healthy and addictive dip for your chips. This is definitely nacho average snack so don’t invite too many people to the party or you might just run out of it!
Deep fried for that sinful glossy crisp finish, sheets of bean curd skin are stuffed full with prawn filling. This classic Yum Cha favourite, also known as Bean Curd Skin Roll or ‘Fu Pei Guen’ in Cantonese, is super easy to master!
It’s time to do away with those store-bought dumplings. Why eat frozen dumplings when you can prepare your very own fresh dumplings at home from scratch! Juicy minced pork paired with that mild sweet and peppery zing of the chives, such simple ingredients but packed with bountiful flavours – the perfect quick fix to appease those dumpling cravings.
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!