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Chilli Crab Tofu – 辣椒蟹豆腐

Take on the heat with a twist to Singapore’s iconic flavour – Chilli Crab, but with Tofu. With its vibrant, deep-orange appearance auspiciously in line with colours of the upcoming Chinese New Year, this recipe is perfect for the occasion without breaking the bank. Healthy and hearty, you’ll find this Chilli Crab Tofu recipe hard to […]

Smoked Duck Fried Rice – 烟熏鸭炒饭

Ready to impress? This smoked duck fried rice recipe will do the trick — and it’s not as complicated to make as it sounds! Using store bought smoked duck breast, elevate your fried rice recipe today. Hack: Leaving cooked rice in the refrigerator overnight and mixing well with egg yolk will leave your rice light, […]

Braised Abalone with Broccoli and Prawns

This braised abalone recipe is the epitome of abundance with golden ingots of abalones, prawns, dried mushrooms and JinHua cured ham.   Definitely a crowd pleaser, this glorious bowl of goodness makes for an Instaworthy shot! With bright green broccoli, vibrant red prawns and deep gold abalone, looking at it alone will make you hungry. […]

Sweet & Sour Pork with Lychee

This Lychee Sweet & Sour Pork recipe guarantees your meal to be 甜甜蜜蜜! Using a mix of tomato ketchup, plum sauce and oyster sauce, this recipe makes for a balanced sweet-savoury sauce that coats each pork cube generously.   We’re using Lee Kum Kee sauces, as seen in the video, to get decadent and delicate […]

Fish Maw Soup – 鱼漂汤

Easily the most nostalgic Chinese New Year dish for us, this Fish Maw Soup recipe creates the festive new year soup from scratch. Takes a little more effort but worth every sip!   Made with quality fish maw and dried mushrooms, and easy-to-find Lee Kum Kee sauces, this Hu Pioh / Yu Piu Soup is […]

Yam Rice in Rice Cooker – 芋头饭

This Chinese-style Yam Rice with pork belly and lap cheong makes for the perfect one-pot meal! Stir fried with dried shrimps and mushrooms for extra umami kicks and garnished with fragrant fried shallots, taro rice in a rice cooker is quick to prepare and impressive to serve. Yet another easy rice cooker recipe for the […]

Curry Chicken Noodles – 咖喱鸡面

Similar to Thailand’s infamous red curry noodle soup, this sweet, spicy and creamy noodles soup, called Curry Chicken Noodles, is Singaporean’s happy contrast of hot broth, springy yellow noodles and tender steamed chicken. Save and share this recipe for when you’re craving some curry chicken noodles from Hong Lim Food Centre *wink* Looking for a […]

Korean Pear Pie with Candied Ginger

With less than 15 mins of actual preparation in the kitchen, this easy pear pie is perfect to whip up with friends over for the holidays! Besides Christmas classics like pecan pie recipe and apple pie recipe, this Korean Pear Pie with Candied Ginger is a light and refreshing dessert to end any decadent Christmas […]

Christmas Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Mash

Turning one of the best fall recipe ideas of mashed sweet potatoes into a Christmas special with pumpkin, seasoned with umami punch from miso and creamy richness from french butter.   The light and natural sweetness from the sweet potatoes and pumpkin balances out any heavy flavours from Christmas Classics like Pork Roll and Spatchcock […]

Prawn Taco & Cabbage Slaw

These quick and easy prawn tacos are a definite crowd pleaser! Whipped up in 15 minutes, these tacos are a go-to for any last minute Christmas potlucks or when you’re craving a little crustacean tucked in a toasty tortilla blanket.   It’s gonna a Merry, Merry Christmas with recipes lined up all the way to […]

Christmas Pork Roll with Black Garlic Stuffing

Looking for a show-stopping Christmas dinner centrepiece? This Christmas Pork Roll (Porchetta) with Black Garlic Stuffing is bound to have your dinner guests wishing for more.   A Porchetta is essentially a big slab of rolled up sio bak with an Asian twist to the stuffing filled with indulgent flavours from black garlic, chicken liver and […]

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8 Favorite Chinese New Year Dishes

CNY Recipes 2022 Chinese New Year (CNY) is just around the corner! It ushers in the yearly tradition of buying new clothes and trying to memorize all the best chengyu (chinese idioms) to greet our elders and collect angbao (red packets).  This festive period is also the perfect time to catch up with family and […]

Top 8 Easy CNY Recipes For 2022

CNY Recipes As 2022 begins to set in, yet another festive season is around the corner — Chinese New Year! To celebrate this yearly reunion with one’s family and relatives, a scrumptious feast is a must-have on every dining table.   While it may seem daunting and troublesome to whip up a whole table of […]

7 Basic Cooking Skills to Master in 2022

Learn cooking skills    To whip up delicious meals in the kitchen, everyone needs a set of basic cooking skills. While some of these may seem simple, they can easily make or break a dish. Whether you’ve been cooking for years or want to learn how to cook in 2022, here is a list of […]

5 Healthy Home Cooked Recipes To Start Your 2022 Right

Healthy Recipes Ideas 2022 After a whole holiday season of feasting, it’s a good idea to balance out all the meats and sweets with some healthier-choice food. While healthy food may have a bad reputation for being bland or boring, that doesn’t have to be the case. With ingredients like fresh vegetables and fish, you […]

7 Extravagant Meals to Indulge in the New Year

Easy Recipes For Beginners It’s yet again the beginning of another year, which means it’s time for new year gatherings and celebrations again. With the latest (slight) ease in restrictions, you can now invite your friends and family for a cosy get-together — and what’s a party without a filling feast?    In the spirit […]

Meatmen 2021 Wrapped Up: Top 10 Fan Favourite Recipes

Top Recipes 2021   At The Meatmen, our team works to bring you the best recipes to spice up your kitchen and share our love of cooking. From Deepavali dishes to creative finger food, we’ve enjoyed sharing good food, and most of all, seeing our viewers and readers try new recipes and share their creations.  […]

9 NYE Party Finger Food Ideas For Countdown Parties 

New Year Party Ideas   Are you ready for 2022? New Year’s Eve parties are some of the most wildly anticipated gatherings of the year. For food, quick bites tend to be more popular for NYE parties — it avoids the big feast food coma, keeps the party going all the way till midnight, and […]

7 Last-Minute Christmas Recipes

Photo by Jed Owen on Unsplash Christmas Recipes Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle all the way… it’s that time of the year again! While this is the second pandemic-Christmas, it is heartening to see that the festive spirit is still very much alive.    It has been a hectic year – and some of us […]

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Chilli Crab Tofu – 辣椒蟹豆腐

Take on the heat with a twist to Singapore’s iconic flavour – Chilli Crab, but with Tofu. With its vibrant, deep-orange appearance auspiciously in line with colours of the upcoming Chinese New Year, this recipe is perfect for the occasion without breaking the bank. Healthy and hearty, you’ll find this Chilli Crab Tofu recipe hard to […]

Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken Mee Sua – 红糟鸡面线

Confinement, a common practice in Asia, is a period of time for women to recuperate from childbirth. The confinement period focuses largely on food, with its diet intended on supporting the mother’s recovery and protecting both mother and child from falling ill.  This Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken Mee Sua recipe has sesame oil, ginger […]

How to clean squids

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.