Steamed tofu with salted and century egg – 双黄蒸豆腐

Think steamed tofu dishes are bland and tasteless? That needn’t be the case. With the addition of a few simple ingredients – these creamy blocks of tofu can be packed full of flavours. The two types of preserved eggs give this healthy dish a powerful boost of flavors. Add some shiitake and minced pork for […]

Babi Pongteh - 豆酱焖猪肉

Babi Pongteh – 豆酱焖猪肉

A traditional Peranakan dish, slowly braised succulent pork belly immersed in a luscious dark thick sauce with fermented soy beans.

Wok Braised Char Siew - 蜜汁叉燒

Wok Braised Char Siew – 蜜汁叉燒

Sweet yet savory. Juicy yet crispy. Popular for its versatility, Char Siu can be wrapped in baos, served with wonton noodles and can also to be enjoyed on its own with a plate of steaming rice.

Prawn Paste Pork Ribs - 蝦醬炸肉排

Prawn Paste Pork Ribs – 蝦醬炸肉排

Similar to Har Cheong Gai, these deep fried till golden pork ribs are moist, succulent and infused with the prawn paste. By marinating the ribs with prawn paste and lemongrass overnight, the ribs become tenderised and each bite is full of umami flavours. A definite pleasure for folks of all ages.

Buta Kakuni - 猪肉角煮

Buta Kakuni – 猪肉角煮

Seductively soft flesh simmered in irresistible sweet salty flavours – this sinful culinary delight will keep your taste buds beckoning for another bite! With merely 10 simple steps, you can now easily indulge in the guilty pleasures of tender pork belly pieces and sweet daikon slices!

Longevity Noodles with Chinese Leeks - 蒜苗长寿面

Longevity Noodles with Chinese Leeks – 蒜苗长寿面

To slurp or not to slurp? Time to forgo all your dining etiquette, for this hearty plate of noodles calls for the ultimate slurping experience! Long life noodles, also known as “yi mien”, is a symbol of longevity. Cutting or biting these deliciously chewy strands is a big no-no as it is linked to the ominous act of cutting one’s life.

Money Bag Wontons - 炸黄金福袋

Money Bag Wontons – 炸黄金福袋

Tiny golden bags stuffed with juicy minced pork meat and prawns, then deep fried for that maximum chip crisp exterior. Resembling the money bags carried by the Chinese in the past, these fried wontons are a symbolism of wealth and prosperity. With pre made wonton wrappers readily available in supermarkets, who knows you might just be on your way to striking it rich.

Bak Kwa Bread – 肉干面包

With a bit of bak kwa that you probably have purchased for your CNY stash, be ready to create this fluffy bread recipe that’s perfect not just for the festivities, but any day of the week! Make sure to distribute the bak kwa and spring onions evenly, and ensure that the bread sounds hollow after […]

Sweet and Sour Pieces - 咕老素肉

Sweet and Sour Pieces – 咕老素肉

Fresh sweetness along with hints of sourness, this classic Chinese sweet and sour sauce goes extremely well with anything from rice, vegetables or meats. The sweet crunch from pineapples, combined with the contrasting sour punch from white vinegar – it creates that ultimate blend of flavours to coat and lather your food in!

Innards Mee Sua Soup - 猪杂面线汤

Innards Mee Sua Soup – 猪杂面线汤

Some may scour at the thought of eating innards but this recipe may just be the life changer for you! Instead of the starchy brown Taiwanese Mee Sua, this version of Mee Sua makes use of the natural flavours of the ingredients to get that rich translucent broth.