Pork Trotter Vinegar – 猪脚醋

This recipe for Pork Trotter Vinegar uses both sweet vinegar and chinese black vinegar to create a sweet-savoury aromatic stew. Perfect with a bowl of rice, or two! Pork Trotter Vinegar is probably the most common confinement food but it’s not limited to new mothers. Confinement foods are dishes that boost our immune system. They […]

Milkfish and Green Papaya Soup – 遮目鱼青木瓜汤

Made with Milkfish and Green papaya, drinking this soup helps to increase the production of breast milk for mothers who are breastfeeding. Milkfish also has a less “fishy” taste but still has the same nutrients compared to other fishes. The sweetness from green papayas and red dates, combined with the light fish broth makes a […]

Stir Fry Pork Liver with Scallions & Wolfberries – 葱爆枸杞炒猪肝

Packed with gingery goodness and lots of vitamins and minerals from pork liver, this recipe is a powerhouse of nutrition! This recipe teaches you a little trick to minimise the intense taste of the pork liver. Watch and find out how. Great for mothers, ladies on their periods and anyone who needs a little immune […]

Xing Zhou Mi Fen – 星洲米粉

Xing Zhou Mi Fen has so many variations that make it like Home, Truly (get it, Singaporeans?). This version is a simple yet tasteful recipe that uses shredded pork and omelette strips to dress the bee hoon. Known as Singapore-Style Noodles depending on where you’re at, Xing Zhou Mi Fen is an effortless stir-fried noodle […]

Handmade Youtiao – 油条

When we think of youtiao, we think of going to the hawker centres early on a Sunday morning and eating breakfast with our families. This recipe brings back bites of nostalgia! Whether you like your youtiao with porridge, youtiao with tau huay or you tiao with coffee, there’s no denying this extra airy and fluffy […]

Fish soup – 鱼片汤

When it comes to fish soups, this recipe trumps them all.  There are so many flavours in a single spoonful – the richness of the deep fried fish bones, the savouriness of dried sole fish and layered with fresh sweetness from ginger. And to top it all off, perfectly marinated tender fish slices. Now, all […]

Heng Hua Lor Mee – 兴化卤面 | Putian

Heng Hua or Xing Hua Lor Mee originated from Putian in Fujian Province in China. Just like the Chinese culture, the taste of Heng Hua Lor Mee is rich with so much depth! Don’t be fooled by its simplicity, this Heng Hua Lor Mee recipe is so flavourful with infused umami flavours from the clams. […]

Pen Cai – 盆菜

Pen Cai, also known as ‘poon choy or poon choi’ is a braised treasure pot of goodies with an unmatched flavor and fragrance! This dish is normally filled to the brim with layers and layers of premium seafood and meats for that intense umami flavour, so what’s not to like about this? In Singapore, it […]

[Air Fryer Series] Spring Rolls

Spring rolls, also known as “Chun Juan,春卷” in Chinese, are eaten during the Chinese New Year as a symbol of wealth and prosperity. The auspicious saying for eating spring rolls is “Huang Jin Wan Liang, 黄金万两”, which translates to a ton of gold. The golden cylindrical-shaped rolls represent gold bars which symbolises wealth.   In […]

[Air Fryer Series] Sweet & Sour Pork – 咕噜肉

Ever thought of Air Frying your Sweet & Sour Pork? Here is how! In Singapore, almost all mixed vegetable rice and Zi Char stalls sells this dish, it is a timeless classic loved by many! The pork is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, and the sauce is a perfect blend of […]