This hearty assortment of salted eggs, century eggs and beaten egg whites with spinach is a popular “zi char” favourite. Loved by everyone for its simplicity and versatility, eggs are packed with a load full of proteins, vitamins and healthy fats. Nestled within each type of egg is a distinct taste of its own.
Our mouthwatering Pan-fried Tofu with Korean sauce is astonishingly easy to make, is chock full of flavour yet barely registers on the calorie count – just in time to rescue you from those festive indulgences!
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!
Lontong Sayur Lodeh is an aromatic vegetable coconut curry which features compressed rice cake (better known as Lontong), complemented with a rich and mildly spicy broth and a host of healthy greens.
Crispy back bacon was used that extra crunch, while using the bacon fats are used for poaching the garlic. A well was also created to add a freshly cracked egg, and to top things off we used truffle oil for drizzling over the pasta, followed by even more Parmigiano cheese!
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.
Though it’s North African in origin, these days shakshuka is popular in the Middle East and in hip cafes throughout the whole world. Given its versatility, it’s easy to see why. It’s quick; it’s simple; it’s easy to scale up or down; and it works for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack.
Eating crabs is a hands-on activity and can be a messy affair. If you want to enjoy them at home, try preparing our version of crab in spicy coconut gravy!
Paper wrapped chicken, or more commonly known in Cantonese as “chee pow kai” brings together the best of two worlds, steamed and deep fried chicken. This dish was invented in Singapore by an eatery called Union Farm in 1953, and back then, it used to be sold per chicken. The fresh chicken would be slaughtered, chopped, marinated, wrapped, and then deep fried to a golden perfection.
A quintessential Asian comfort food, our version of the recipe includes succulent shrimp. Fried rice is so versatile in itself, that many have adapted it to each its own way of cooking, and is the best way to utilize leftovers in your fridge. Though its exact origins are unknown, some say that the first plate of fried rice originated in the city of Yangzhou, east of Jiangsu, during the Sui dynasty (589 – 618 AD).