This is a simple and yummy herbal pork dish that anyone can enjoy! Choosing a good cut of pork belly is very important for this dish, that has three even layers of meat sandwiched between three layers of fat. This is important because uneven layers upset the balance of the meat and fat, resulting in a kakuni that’s either tough and stringy or excessively greasy.
Curry Puff is one of our favourite local snack, tasty potato chicken curry filling wrap in buttery pasty! Definitely makes you want to eat one after another!
For the filling we used a mixture of diced potatoes and chicken thigh, you can also use pork which taste great as well. The trick for a buttery pasty is to grate cold butter onto the flour when making the dough, this gives the pasty a really melt in you mouth crumbly texture.
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!
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.
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 […]
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!
Seeing how there are always queues at Fish beehoon stalls. We definitely had to try cooking this dish!
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.
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!
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 […]