Sweet and Creamy Pork Ribs – 奶香排骨

You’ve heard of coffee pork ribs, you’ve heard bbq sticky ribs. BUT, have you heard of Pork Ribs with condensed milk glaze?  Hello, fellow homecooks! Today, we will be sharing a dish called Sweet and Creamy Pork Ribs – 奶香排骨. Tender, Golden, Juicy yet Crispy! The best way to enjoy pork ribs! The meats are […]

Pen Cai – 盆菜

Pen Cai, also known as ‘poon choy or poon choi’ is a braised treasure pot of goodies with an unmatched flavor and fragrance! This dish is normally filled to the brim with layers and layers of premium seafood and meats for that intense umami flavour, so what’s not to like about this? In Singapore, it […]

Chong Qing Grilled Fish – 重庆烤鱼

If you haven’t tasted food cooked with Si Chuan spices, you gotta try it! The Ma la hype in Singapore is literally insane! Ma la hot pot, Stir Fry Ma la, Ma la chips, Ma la shaker fries from Mc Donalds and of course Chong Qing Ma la Grilled Fish! Got to admit, in Singapore, […]

Salted Egg Yolk Crab – 咸蛋奶油蟹

Crab dishes are very popular in Singapore especially when you can find it in almost every Zi Char store. One of the most sought-after food items has to be the Salted Egg Yolk Crab! The hype of Salted Egg may have dipped with the rise of Mala but it is definitely a dish that you […]

[Air Fryer Series] Spring Rolls

Spring rolls, also known as “Chun Juan,春卷” in Chinese, are eaten during the Chinese New Year as a symbol of wealth and prosperity. The auspicious saying for eating spring rolls is “Huang Jin Wan Liang, 黄金万两”, which translates to a ton of gold. The golden cylindrical-shaped rolls represent gold bars which symbolises wealth.   In […]

[Air Fryer Series] Stuffed Youtiao

Youtiao, You Char Kuay, Chinese Churro, Chinese Breadstick, Chinese Dough Sticks. This famous long golden-brown delicacy is one of the best Singaporean breakfast. It is usally accompanied with Congee or Soy Milk. However, today’s recipe will be an upgrade of this traditional Youtiao by adding a unique blend of pastes and fresh ingredients making it […]

[Air Fryer Series] Sesame Balls

Hello Homecooks! Today, we will be sharing with you how to make a Sesame Ball in an Air Fryer, a healthier and less oily version! It is light, crispy, nutty, and chewy. Sesame ball is a traditional and popular classic dessert served during the Lunar New Year. It is very popular all over Southeast Asia, […]

Creamy Butter Prawns – 奶油蝦

Creamy Butter Prawns is tasty and delicious. It is a simple and easy dish to prepare for dinner or to serve at a party. The hint of chilli pepper flake flavour is so good, and it is just the right amount of spicy. Alternatively, you can add paprika powder. Ps: This is a sweet yet […]

[Air Fryer Series] Sweet & Sour Pork – 咕噜肉

Ever thought of Air Frying your Sweet & Sour Pork? Here is how! In Singapore, almost all mixed vegetable rice and Zi Char stalls sells this dish, it is a timeless classic loved by many! The pork is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, and the sauce is a perfect blend of […]

Longevity Noodles – 长寿面

2020 has been a hell of a roller coaster ride for everybody. Let’s welcome 2021 with this plate of Longevity Noodle, wishing everybody a happy and healthy year ahead! Most importantly, a long life surrounded by your loved ones. Long life noodles, also known as “yi mien”, is a symbol of longevity. Traditionally, we have […]