Many people have this misconception that kuehs are very hard to make. Our yam cake recipe turned out surprisingly simple.
The salted egg yolk craze is far from over. This method of preserving eggs by curing them in brine is believed to have originated from China.
What you get when you combine mashed salted egg yolks with butter?
A classic soup in Chinese families, lotus roots are (trivia!) actually the stems of an aquatic plant type.
It is mild in taste and pairs really great with peanuts. And of course simmering it with pork ribs gives the soup the unique flavour that we’ve all grown to love.
A Chinese dish which originated from Jiang Xi, China. It became wildly popular in Taiwan and since then it has become one of their most iconic dishes.
San bei literally means 3 cups of sauces – namely soy sauce, rice wine and sesame oil. The sauce is cooked on high heat with the chicken which allows it to be reduced and absorbed by the meat.
With our recipe, you will only need 5 simple ingredients. YES! this soup is SOOO EASY to make! Just stack everything together and let the claypot work its magic. When it’s almost done, add a tiny cup of Huiji waist tonic. This small cup is enough to give it a herbal flavour kick and nutrition boost!
Another awesome pork ribs dish with bold flavours! If you love stout, look no further!
First, we fry the pork ribs to crispy perfection, while the inside stays moist and sticky. The use of stout in both the marinade and sauce gives the ribs “body” while also imparting a slight bitterness to it.
This immensely popular herbal version of Bak Kut Teh is commonly found in Klang. Just looking at the colour of the soup, you can already tell the difference between this and the clear, peppery, garlicky version we made previously.
What’s better than cereal prawns? Cereal FISH of course! And for this dish we used barramundi belly, this premium cut of fish fits three criterias.
Firstly, it comes with delicious melt-in-your-mouth fats. Secondly, the flesh is chunky and tender and lastly, it is even boneless!
Another traditional braised dish, braised pork belly is also known as dong po rou in Chinese.
Drunken herbal prawns is another easy-to-make dish that require minimal ingredients to get right, but it is very important to get fresh prawns. Many people swear by using live prawns so that they can get them ‘drunk’ before cooking them, but honestly as long as they are fresh they will do! The key to making […]
Another classic yet homely dish. The eggplants and minced meat are braised in a combination of spicy bean paste and soy sauce. It then absorbs all the umami like a sponge.
Also, don’t underestimate the salted fish, as it adds another layer of aroma to the dish.
San lou hor fun literally means tossing three ingredients together – the hor fun, bean sprouts and fish slices. If you’re able to find hor fun at the wet market, get this rather than kway teow!