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.
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 […]
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!
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.
Innocent, plain looking ingredients but packed with a myriad of flavours when put together. Mild soybean taste that goes well with almost any food, some enjoy it cold, some like it piping hot. With our recipe, you can easily make your very own steamed tofu so soft it literally melts away in your mouth.
Silky smooth steamed egg infused with the sweet juices of minced pork and the salty crunch of preserved olive vegetables. Then for that spoonful of rich subtle saltiness, top off with bright yellow lumps of salted egg yolk. Using only a handful of ingredients and minimal preparation time, whip up this fuss free steamed dish in just half an hour!
It’s undeniable, the marvelousness of these beautiful clay vessels. A great insulator for any dish, cooks food faster while retaining all its flavour and moisture, food cooked in claypot somehow always seem more fragrant and hearty. Using claypot also helps the food cook in its own juices and keeps all that nutrients sealed in, developing a more intense flavour for any claypot dish – it’s the perfect culinary hack to save hours in the kitchen. Using minimum ingredients and time but loaded with full flavours, enjoy this sizzling hot delight of pork belly slices topped with salted fish in just 45 minutes!
Starting from humble origins in China, these delicate pockets of soup are no stranger to the Asian food scene. Piping hot soup mixed in with rich flavours from the pork waiting to burst through that thin silky dough skin – it’s simply irresistible!
Originating from Hakka, this traditional chinese delicacy may seem to take a bit of time to prepare but it’s easier than you think. The simple trick to achieving that gorgeous bubbly crisp layer is to prick lots of holes in the skin without puncturing the meat itself. Slather on dark soy sauce and submerge it in hot oil, watch as the delicate layer of skin slowly puff up into that perfect golden brown coating.
Originating from Sichuan, garlic paste pork belly or suan ni bai rou is a dish of tender pork belly slices accompanied with a savoury and piquant garlic dip. The sauce is also more garlicky than spicy, as you would expect a typical Sichuan dish to be.