Steamboats are a must have staple during the Chinese New Year dinner in many homes. This year we came up with recipes for quick and easy to make soups that you can pick. As Singaporeans spicy food is one of our favourites – and we want to share with you our delectable Laksa and Tom Yum soup base.
To slurp or not to slurp? Time to forgo all your dining etiquette, for this hearty plate of noodles calls for the ultimate slurping experience! Long life noodles, also known as “yi mien”, is a symbol of longevity. Cutting or biting these deliciously chewy strands is a big no-no as it is linked to the ominous act of cutting one’s life.
Tiny golden bags stuffed with juicy minced pork meat and prawns, then deep fried for that maximum chip crisp exterior. Resembling the money bags carried by the Chinese in the past, these fried wontons are a symbolism of wealth and prosperity. With pre made wonton wrappers readily available in supermarkets, who knows you might just be on your way to striking it rich.
With a bit of bak kwa that you probably have purchased for your CNY stash, be ready to create this fluffy bread recipe that’s perfect not just for the festivities, but any day of the week! Make sure to distribute the bak kwa and spring onions evenly, and ensure that the bread sounds hollow after […]
Sweet potato buns stuffed full with tender minced meat filling, Pang Susi is a delightful snack originating and handed down from the Eurasian community. These healthy looking buns are not complete without its savoury fillings. With the complex blending of flavours and textures from spices, tender pork belly and candied winter melon, this heavenly fusion is what makes Pang Susi so special the ssweet potatoes gives a moist touch and a beautiful yellow-orange finishing hue.
Master the tricky art of making tofu in a handful of minutes! This protein rich food can be made just by steaming a simple mixture of eggs and soy milk. To get that delightful hint of greens, adding chopped spinach to the mixture will do the trick.
Brown, sweet and savory. Asians very own version of barbecue sauce, Hoisin sauce, delivers a sweet dark flavour to the lamb chops. Whisk together Hoisin sauce and the condiments before slathering all the flavour boosting marinade over the entire surface of the lamb rack. The best way to get melty roasted lamb meat? Make sure to cover the dish tightly with foil so those precious juices don’t evaporate. For a much richer, meltingly tender lamb meat, do a second round of slathering. Get more of that marinade onto each lamb chop and roast in the oven again.
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.