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Peranakan Buah Keluak – 娘惹黑果焖鸡

Every Peranakan Mama will have their own rendition of this classic Nyonya dish! Ayam Buah Keluak is a decadent mixed of spices and of course, the keluak nut. Our recipe teaches you a versatile buah keluak gravy base and a delicious trick to get the most out of this nut. Psst, we use minced prawn […]

Three Cup Chicken with Essence of Chicken – 三杯鸡

Bet you have heard of 三杯鸡 (Taiwan 3 Cup Chicken) but have you heard of one that improves your cognitive function and memory? Presenting you this 三杯鸡 with Kinohimitsu Essence of Chicken. This recipe is not your typical braised chicken – these chicken cubes are seasoned with Kinohimitsu Essence of Chicken giving them a rich […]

Beef Hor Fun – 牛肉河粉

Who hates cleaning up? 🤚🤚🤚Us too! But to make good food, it all starts with a clean pan. Using Mama Royal Natural Dishwashing Liquid, we washed with our bare hands (no gloves needed) and wiped the pan clean! It’s suitable for sensitive skin and doesn’t irritate our hands. Psst, it’s also made using bio-degradable and […]

Prawn and Avocado Tostadas – 烤虾鳄梨饼

It’s so difficult to find good tortillas, let alone tostadas! This recipe shows you a hack to get your Mexican flatbread cravings satisfied easily. Hint: it’s store bought and surely at your nearest Asian supermarket. Everybody’s guacamole is unique – this mashed goodness is a good base to get creative with. Topped with fresh salsa […]

Sambal Sotong – 叁巴苏东

You won’t believe how quickly we got this cooked! From prep to finish, all under 15 mins. This recipe is hot and spicy, great for the chilli-lovers. A little twist to the regular sambal sotong from the hawker centre bbq stalls, this sambal sotong balances the chillis’ heat and pungent flavours of belachan with sweet […]

Peach Oolong Ice Cream – 桃子乌龙雪糕

Get cafe-quality ice cream at home! This recipe show you a little hack to make creamy ice cream without a machine. Ice cream is one of the easiest things to make. We’re serving up deliciously delicate Peach Oolong Ice Cream, made with Magnolia Fresh Milk for fresh and creamy goodness. Perfect to beat any heat […]

Pork Trotter Vinegar – 猪脚醋

This recipe for Pork Trotter Vinegar uses both sweet vinegar and chinese black vinegar to create a sweet-savoury aromatic stew. Perfect with a bowl of rice, or two!    Pork Trotter Vinegar is probably the most common confinement food but it’s not limited to new mothers. Confinement foods are dishes that boost our immune system. […]

Shi Quan Tonic Soup – 十全大补汤

This traditional tonic soup uses 10 herbs, when used in combination, are known to tone blood and improve “qi” or energy of vitals, and strengthen general health and immunity. Its medical properties are extensive with research even showing how the consumption of them can reduce the adverse effects of anticancer agents in cancer patients.    […]

Grilled Avocado with Tomatoes and Feta Cheese – 烤鳄梨

A beyond easy mix of ingredients that is sure to be the star of your next gathering. It’s a stuffed avocado recipe on a whole new level with the deliciously cool pairing of tomato and feta topped over slightly charred aromatic avocados. Mhmm! Never tried grilling your avocados? This recipe is the great starter. Plus, […]

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A Gen Z Ang-Moh-Pai’s Take on Mid-Autumn Festival

Header image adapted from (Source: Visit Singapore) Celebrating traditions and heritage   Although I’m Teochew, I find that I rarely introduce myself as one whenever I greet someone. Additionally, my parents and grandparents like to remark that I’m an ang moh pai (a Westernised Chinese). I really can’t blame them — I don’t speak the language, […]

7 Mooncake Flavours To Add To Your Must-Try List

Header image adapted from InterContinental Singapore, Awfully Chocolate, Goodwood Park Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel Singapore  Interesting Mooncakes in Singapore   If you look up into the sky over the next few nights, you’ll realise the moon is shining the brightest it will ever be throughout the year. You know what that means… The Mid-Autumn Festival […]

7 Peranakan Recipes to Impress Your Grandma

Nyonya dishes and desserts It’s no secret that the decadent dishes of the Peranakan cuisine are notoriously difficult to prepare. They are infamous for taking hours to prep and cook. These days, you’ll hardly find anyone casually cooking them at home — it’s always a restaurant affair.   Since dining out is out and eating […]

9 Homecook-Approved Ways to Cook Fish, Including Cod Fish and Salmon

Easy Fish Recipes Fish is among the healthiest meats on the planet. It is packed with good stuff like protein, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty-acids. In the midst of the pandemic, a healthy diet is more important than ever and we are here to help!   While perhaps we’re all familiar with our usual steamed […]

8 Easy Afternoon Snacks To Make At Home

Snacks for Tea Break   It’s no secret that 3 meals a day isn’t always enough for some of our hungry tummies. However, instead of reaching for that bag of potato chips, how about trying out one of these recipes for a quick and exciting tea break? From sweet muah chee to savoury luncheon meat […]

6 Shiok Soups For The Cold(er) Weather

Shiok Soup Recipes The weather is unpredictable these days. With the exception of some sibei hot days, the monsoon season has also brought about many chilly ones — days that call for some warm and comforting food. Just like how snuggling under blankets sounds like the perfect solution to a cold day, a bowl of […]

5 Overseas Singaporeans Share What Food They Miss Most

Celebrating Local Food in Singapore This National Day looks a little different, but even with the pandemic, lockdowns and travel restrictions, there is one thing we can always celebrate — local food. From Char Kway Teow to Chilli Crab, local food has a special place in every Singaporean’s heart.    It’s always most apparent when […]

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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.