A popular Cantonese style dish featuring auspicious ingredients with names signifying good business, prosperity and wealth.
Many of the best ingredients are in this dish, perfect for you Chinese New Year dinner. The original would at least have at least 20 or even 30 ingredients and takes 2 to 3 days to prepare even. We have came out with our own simplified version that you can make in just under 3 hours.
One of the most satisfying ways one can start your day is by sinking your teeth into that irresistible crunchy outer layer and soft chewiness. This all-time dim sum favourite has a savoury flavour.
Irresistibly wonderful aromas of deep umami flavours intermingling with the sweet scent of the lotus leaves. Sealed within these humble pieces of leaves is a treasure trove of flavours, silently waiting to galvanize your nostrils the moment you unwrap it.
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.
Often used in cocktails and cakes, this timeless summer fruit features the simple blend of tropical sweetness with a hint of tartness. Our recipe pairs this delightfully sweet flora flavours of lychee together with the unique combination of deep fried, beer marinated tiger prawns.
It’s mid-way through the Mid-Autumn Festival and, if you’re a goodie-loving foodie like us, this scrumptious Tofu with Egg and Clam Soup is just the right treat for all the right reasons. Simple to make and easy to digest, it’s a delicious reprieve in between those rich festive indulgences.
Recipe at: http://www.themeatmen.sg/steamed-white-spotted-rabbitfish Fish is very commonly eaten during the Chinese New Year because fish in Chinese (鱼) sounds the same as excess in Chinese (余). What many people do not know is that there is a certain delicacy that can be found in our local wet markets. This special delicacy is the rabbit fish. […]
Abalone – one of the many “must haves” delicacies during the Chinese Lunar New Year. Preparing canned abalone requires really minimal effort and is a convenient way to enjoy its succulent chewy texture. One simple way to tenderize these exotic molluscs is to simmer the cans into water.
There’s something almost magical about the texture of this Pavlova, a classic meringue dessert that is traditionally filled with whipped cream and fresh fruits. Believe it or not, but a simple crack on the crispy outer shell will reveal the gooey, soft and sweet center within.
The seafood version of Pen Cai by friends at Dishthefish is loaded with goodies like Boston Lobster tails, Japanese scallops, Littleneck Clams, Sea Cucumber, and Abalone. The sweetness form the seafood items together with red dates, wolfberries, black fungus and Far Cai makes for a prosperous dish for your coming Chinese New Year! You […]
Also known for their fascinating array of quirky food inventions and flavours, the Japanese has once again struck the culinary world with its new reinvention of the rice ball and sandwich! Basically a sushi sandwich, the slices of bread have been replaced with seaweed and rice to form what they call – Onigirazu.