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Mui Choy Kau Yoke- 梅菜扣肉

A true Hakka gem that has withstood the test of time. One can never get sick of. The classic combination of savoury Mui Choy braised with fatty pork belly slices.

The only tedious process is washing grit off the mui choy. Once you’ve done that, the rest of the steps are pretty simple! During the braising process the fragrance of the pork fats combine with the unique fragrance of mui choy that made us salivate.

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Braised Fish Head And Bitter Gourd – 苦瓜鱼头

Fish head and bittergourd sounds like a bizarre combination. But trust us, it’s a pretty addictive dish especially for bittergourd lovers.

The sweetness and delicate texture of fish head and the contrasting bitter after-taste and crunchiness of the bittergourd makes it an interesting and exciting dish!

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Herb Crusted Lamb Rack – 香烤羊排

With the annual Valentine’s Day knocking at your doorstep, you know it’s time to whip up a fabulous meal for your dearest one – well look no further as this delicious dish of Herb Crusted Lamb Rack!

We used parsley, oregano, rosemary, lemon zest, and more to mix with breadcrumbs, to be added on the lamb later. After the lamb is seared using our Weber Genisis Grill, we added mustard and then the herbs to create that flavorful combination of goodness. We served it with potatoes and asparagus for that classic pairing that will do nothing less than impres

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Hae Bee Hiam – 蝦米香

Hae Bee Hiam,is a perfect marriage of dried shrimps and spices. Its spicy, salty, a tinge of sourness with a lingering umami taste to tease the palate. It’s a popular condiment in Singapore and Malaysia. Some hardcore lovers have it with just steamed hot white rice or simple plain porridge, or even toast.

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Seafood Yee Mee – 伊麵

One of the favourite dishes during Chinese New Year is the get-together steamboat! It’s simple to prepare and great for bonding. It also has numerous meats and seafoods, vegetables, fishballs, etc. Sometimes, there are little bits and bobs of leftovers, which can be used to create a tasty new dish instead of being thrown away!

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Eight Treasure Duck – 八宝鸭

Eight Treasure Duck isn’t exactly the most popular dish with the recent generations of home cooks as this can sometimes be quite tedious to cook at home. But I remember my grandmother cooking it for major Chinese festivals. You can taste the labour of love that goes into it with every bite. We simplified the […]

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Braised Sea Cucumber With Fish Maw – 焖海参花胶

You know Chinese New Year is around the corner when all the dried goodies like sea cucumber, fish maw, abalone, dried scallops, etc are prominently displayed for sale. These are celebratory delicacies that is a must during the 15 days of Chinese New Year.

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Wat Tan Hor – 滑旦河

Wat Tan Hor is a favourite Chi Zar dish. In Cantonese, it literally translates to smooth egg gravy over silky rice noodles. The silky hor fun is seared over high heat, drizzled with soya sauce and Chinese wine. The heat from the wok, gives the hor fun the ‘wok hei’ taste. A light braised egg gravy is poured over it. When one picks up the hor fun with chopstick, the gravy clings to it, making each mouthful a delight. Now, you can give it a try in your home kitchen!

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Sambal Petai Prawns – 三巴臭豆虾

Petai, its either you hate it or you love it.. It is known for its medicinal purposes and gives an instant energy boost. The taste is nutty and creamy to petai lovers. It’s often cooked in a spicy sambal sauce with succulent prawns, squid or even crispy fried anchovies.