Making muah chee in 15 minutes? At home? It may sound preposterous but using a microwave is easy. Its is a traditional snack sold in night markets or now, in food courts. It’s a childhood favourite. Sticky springy pillowy soft mua chee coated with sweet ground roasted peanuts or sweetened black sesame. The best way to eat it is using a toothpick to spear it and pop into one’s mouth.
We will call this the kick-ass Chinese ZiChar version of the popcorn chicken. Chunks of deep-fried battered chicken thigh coated with the butter and salted egg yolk sauce, finish off with fiery chilli padi and fragrant curry leaves.
Wasabi mayo typically goes with prawns. BUT this time round we decided to pair it with one of our FAVOURITE BEER FOODS – Calamari!
Other than the usual salt and pepper, we added five spice powder to the batter which imparts a more sophisticated flavour to the dish.
Until today, we’ve explored different types pasta recipes on our channel, so here’s something special for those who want to try their hand at making your own pasta, from ground up!!
The rainbow cake, also known as “Mizu Shingen Mochi”, was originally made from water and tastes like rain, while our variation is nice and cooling, with the taste of snow pear and red dates, served with thinly cut pear slices.
We added osmanthus flowers for the osmanthus jelly, to easily make it at home.
Our very simple recipe includes red chili, buah keluak, toasted belachan, which is quite simple. These days wet market sellers remove them from the shells, making them quite easy to prepare.
We feel that Peranakan food is uniquely olden day fusion cuisine due to the mixture of chinese and malay ingredients, the flavours produced are just amazing. However, the cuisine itself is dying slowly, many families choose to protect their recipes and keep it only within the family. Eventually these recipes might get lost through generations […]
Commonly known as 九层糕 or steamed kueh lapis, this dish is bound to be familiar to most of us who have eaten it growing up. It has a nice smooth texture and is a sure hit for many.
A simple fusion pasta for those that are fans of “Hae Bee Hiam” (Dried Shrimps Spicy Sambal), this recipe can be simply cooked under 30 minutes!
Here’s an easy way to make Mock Shark’s Fin Soup for your loved ones this CNY season! After mixing the chicken broth with shredded chicken and other ingredients, we season it with Shaoxing wine and light soy sauce. The crab meat and blanched shark’s fin is then added finally. Be slow and steady when thickening […]
We love our Sio Bak (who doesn’t!), and for this CNY season here’s a seasonal twist for you guys to cook a feast for your loved ones this reunion dinner.
A traditional nonya kueh favourite, Kueh Salat is also known as Kuih Seri Muka and is very popular in Asia. We used pandan juice and pandan paste amongst other ingredients amongst other things to create the kaya mixture/layer. We used rinse-free Kinmemai Better White Rice, which has more fibre, vitamins and better immune system boosting […]
Chinese New Year is a time of feasting, lots of eating and glorious food, so sometimes it might be good to serve something cooling (yet tasty) to go with the festivities!
Here’s something truly magnificent, and drool-worthy to be cooking up for this Chinese New Year! Very few things can beat abalone during this festive season, and braised pork belly is nothing short of perfect to go with this.
When you’re buying squids or any seafood look for those that has clear eyes, a shine on their exterior and they should smell fresh.
This works for any type of onions, first cut the onion into half vertically.
Lemongrass has various uses from culinary to medicinal. Most of the time we only use the white portion near the roots.