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Steamed Prawns With Egg White – 蛋白蒸虾

The simple Cantonese way of showcasing the freshness and sweetness of the ingredients (in this instance, prawns) is by steaming. The tiger prawns will be nothing but sweet and succulent after just 6 minutes of steaming on a bed of egg whites. A super quick recipe and real easy to cook for your love ones too. Just remember, to look out and do NOT overcook the prawns!

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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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Steamed Fish with Samsui Ginger Paste – 姜蓉蒸鱼

So after making a delicious samsui chicken. So we were thinking, why not pair the yummy samui ginger paste with steamed fish!

What we got was surprisingly good! The aromatic samsui paste complimented the sweet and delicate texture of fish really well!

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Stir fried Beef with Ginger and Spring Onions – 姜葱牛肉

A very simple Chinese style stir fry dish. Using  two of the most common aromatics – ginger and spring onion, we give the tender beef slices some beautiful fragrance. The crux of any stir fry dish is heat control. Make sure your wok is smoking hot before throwing in the beef slices. Doing this seals […]

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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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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.