Fresh fish tastes sweet on its own, so we won’t need much seasoning here. Savoury Ikura (salmon roe) plus our special mentaiko (pollock roe) mayo acts as seasoning for the vinegar rice.
Crispy golden brown crust enveloping juicy tender sake flavoured chicken meat between 2 perfectly pan seared brown rice patties just screams Chicken Katsu Burger. The hero of the dish is the rice. The rice should be sticky, chewy and moist enough to form a perfect rice patty without breaking apart when it’s pan seared. We would say brown rice burger patties are the new burger buns.
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.
It’s hard to not exaggerate the symbolic identity Kimchi has on the Korean culture. Koreans love their Kimchi so much most of them have a separate fridge entirely dedicated to it! Spicy, tangy and crunchy, you are sure to find this distinctive fermented cabbage side dish served at almost every meal.
This Teochew dish favoured for its easy-to-digest mildness and help in detoxing the body. Surprisingly, it was once considered bad luck to have porridge on Chinese New Year because it was seen as a food for the poor. Now, the humble porridge is something many of us look forward to as a yummy relief to break up those indulgent meals.
There are many variations of nasi ulam (Malay herb rice) and Nasi Kerabu stands out with its signature blue rice, naturally coloured with dried butterfly pea flowers. This dish originated from the north-eastern states of Kelantan and Terengganu on Peninsular Malaysia, but can now be found all across Malaysia and even in Singapore.
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).
Little bursts of saltiness beaming through the delicate nutty chewy grains of rice. Soft tender chunks of chicken topped with bean sprouts and spring onions to enhance that sweet crunch in every bite. Pair it with fluffy orbs of scrambled eggs for that additional boost of texture and color to this wonderful masterpiece. Adding a surprising twist to the usual mix of fried rice, whip up your very own restaurant quality Salted Fish Fried Rice in just 30 minutes!
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.
A fried rice dish bursting with flavours, the tangy sweet pineapple works so well with fish sauce, prawns and chicken. The cashew nut gives it a crunch and nutty flavour. The chicken meat floss binds the flavours together. It is one fried rice that instantly makes our mouth salivate and craving for more.