Stir-fried Leeks with Prawns - 韭菜炒虾

Stir-fried Leeks with Prawns – 韭菜炒虾

A super simple dish that can be done in no time at all, ready for a family dinner! This recipe has less than 5 key ingredients and combines the sweetness of prawns well with the flavor from the leeks. The shao xing wine also adds another layer of depth to the taste, which can certainly be enjoyed by everyone in the family.

Shredded Chicken Hor Fun - 鸡丝河粉

Shredded Chicken Hor Fun – 鸡丝河粉

This fuss free modest looking plate of noodles doused with dark broth can be conquered easily in just an hour! Unlike food outside which tends to be ladened with artificial flavouring, this dish just involves boiling all the ingredients, making it a healthy well-balanced meal; what’s more, you get to feed yourself with the best ingredients of your choice.

Steamed Glutinous Rice With Crab - 籠仔蒸蟹糯米飯

Steamed Glutinous Rice With Crab – 籠仔蒸蟹糯米飯

Spice up this classic dim sum favourite of sticky glutinous rice wrapped in steamed lotus leaves, and top it off with that deliciously tender and creamy crab meat – it’s simply irresistible! This crab-a-licious recipe is simple to make and comes together quickly as a hearty dish for all seafood lovers out there.

Yi Zi Ban - 忆子粄

Yi Zi Ban – 忆子粄

Yi Zi Ban is a Hakka traditional snack from Tai Po County, Guangdong Province. It has a history of more than 300 years. One long forgotten dish, the story is that Hakka mother will prepare this dish for her son when he travels on a long journey overseas and to ensure his safe return.

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Cantonese Bak Chang – 广式肉粽

Ending off our Dragonboat festival food series with the umami in the super-fragrant Cantonese Bak Chang! The Cantonese Bak Chang is chock-a-block with savoury goodness. Our version features eight different types of ingredients for its filling, including luscious chunks of pork belly marinated with eight condiments, and of course mung beans – the traditional must-have […]

Soon Kueh

Soon Kueh – 笋粿

Soon Kueh is a popular Teochew snack that can be found in most hawker centres. It was originally made with bamboo shoots, Chinese turnip, dried Chinese mushrooms and dried shrimps for the “umami”. To simplify the dish, we decided to leave out bamboo shoots.

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Hot & Sour Tofu Soup – 酸辣豆腐湯

We love our mums, and want them to be happy and healthy; so for this Mother’s Day, try cooking a flavorful hot and sour soup that is not only tingly for the taste buds, but also great for a family dinner!

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Luo Han Zhai – 罗汉斋

Using chinese cabbage, carrots, mushrooms, and a whole lot more, there is a contrast in texture when you mix the vegetables, beancurd, and tofu puff all together!

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Rice Cooker Claypot Rice – 电饭锅煲仔饭

This recipe is a godsend for those of you who do not own a claypot. We tweaked the recipe a little so you get all the yummy flavours of a typical claypot rice minus the all the hassles!

Rather than just throwing everything in the rice cooker, we pre-fry the ingredients in a wok to give it more colour and flavours. The next step is pretty simple, when the rice is steaming, just combine everything and let the rice cooker work its magic.

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Guinness Steak Pie – 吉尼斯馅饼

A traditional steak and mushroom pie, with the Guinness giving it a robust and rich flavour. As it cooks slowly in the oven, the meat become melt in your mouth tender. The meat in dark silky gravy from the reduced stout and stock, enriched from the mushroom and beef flavour…yumms. Topped with flaky buttery puff pastry, it is a dish that delivers a good cheer to the soul.