Why the name “Laughing Prawns”? In Cantonese, the word for prawn is Ha (虾); or in Mandarin, it sounds like 哈, which means laughter. So let’s all go “Hahaha!” with this refreshing sweet & sour appetizer! Ingredients: 12 medium Prawns 2 Hard-boiled Eggs 1 Green Apple ½ Mango (not too ripe so it’s sourish) 1 […]
Why not cook this flavourful Fortune Fish with Bak Kwa this CNY, with taste oozing from the sweetness of the Bak Kwa & the fragrance of Flower Mushrooms? Get the Recipe: Chinese New Year Fortune Fish with Bak Kwa
Mentaiko or ‘spicy cod roe’, is marinated roe of Pollock & it’s a common ingredient in Japanese cuisine. The cod roe works wonders to sharpen every distinguished flavour in an appetizer. Get the Recipe: Baked Hotate Mentaiyaki
Granita is a semi-frozen dessert & Matcha has amazing health properties. This X’mas, I’ve prepared for you a Matcha Granita Recipe, topped with the delicious Pure Liquid Chocolate NuStevia! Get the Recipe: Christmas Matcha Granita With NuStevia Chocolate Toppings
Tofu or Century Egg lovers, this is for you! Impress your guests this X’mas with this Funky Chilled Century Egg Tofu Recipe! Get the Recipe: Funky Chilled Century Egg Tofu
Mummies, make your way to your children’s hearts by preparing this adorable teddy bear sandwich lunch box! You can also share great moments bonding with your kids through the bread-making sessions. Get the Recipe: Lovable Teddy Bear Sandwich
I had prepared twenty of these Twin-Egg Henaff French Pates for my students’ big day, using Henaff Chicken Liver Pate with Port Wine as it’s more economical. So if you can’t afford foie gras, this is a great alternative! Get the Recipe: Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate
Few weeks back, I’d joined more than 100 Singapore Bloggers to #CookForFamily! This Clams & Mussels Pot was one of the dishes I’d made. That day, the Californian Sauvignon Blanc from Woodbridge was going at 50% off, & I got it for only S$20! Be warned! The soupy dish is highly addictive! Ingredients: 200g Mussels […]
You don’t have to be a Chef to #CookForFamily. You can turned a simple instant noodle dish into a lovely one too, if you put in your heart & soul. I’m not joking, these were just instant noodles that I’d made for my family on a lazy day. Get the Recipe: Angry Birds Instant Noodles
Chinese loves adding Flower Crabs when making Steamboat as the meat is really sweet. Steaming it in a distinct sauce is also one of the most common methods of cooking this crab.
These potato patties are crispy on the outside & soft inside, really delicious. I like adding Corn Beef to my recipe but the meat is optional. You must try these if you haven’t & they’re not difficult to make at home. You could also mould them into cartoon shapes for fussy kids to make a […]
I’m an egg fanatic & enjoy eggs of different sorts. Are you an egg lover like me? Ingredients: 4 Eggs 150g shrimps (peeled) 1 slice of Red Pepper/Capsicum (shredded) ½ Carrot (shredded) 1 stalk of Spring Onion (chopped) ½ Salt Dash of pepper ½ minced Garlic 2 tsp Extra-virgin Olive Oil Instructions: Whisk eggs lightly […]
I’m featuring one of my dishes for my My Chinese New Year Feasts – Yam Ring Treasures. For the non-Chinese, this is a very popular dish for all occasions.
The word Koi comes from Japanese, simply meaning “Carp”. Koi fish the most powerful Feng Shui symbol, symbolizing wealth, harmony & happiness.. It is said that placing a picture of the Koi fish in your home, your dreams will come true.
The Lemon Myrtle in this recipe, combined with the sweetness & sourness of the sorbet, was ethereal. A pinch of the scented herb from Gryphon Tea gives this dessert an exotic feel, perfect for the festive season & leaves you yelling for more!
Watch these prawns dancing in the liquor; they too, are practising their kung fu in the container, enjoying the alcohol till they get drunk. The tonic will have the sweetness of the prawns & the aromatic scent of the alcohol!
This is the classic Lobster Bisque recipe for My Lobster Affair!
I was in some Onigiri freaky mood lately, making these Japanese Rice Balls non-stop. I’ve been getting lots of “orders” for this popular Japanese dish. This is another addition to my Onigiri collection, for a group of my students this time. In my garden, there’re Salmon Wasabi, Spicy Shrimp (hay bee hiam), Green Tea with […]
Besides the bright red colour, I like Strawberries for their amazing nutritional facts; their antioxidants, vitamins & minerals help fight diseases. Most of all, they’ve anti-aging properties :) My Garden Glory consists of: Red & Green Oak leaves, Red Coral, Coriander, Parsley, Dill & Baby Chard. I’ve also added Sun Flower Seeds for some crunch.
What do you think of these cute Scallops sitting prettily in their shells? Don’t you agree that they’re great for entertaining? They’re as good as they look! What if I tell you they’re not too difficult to handle? Ingredients: 12 Scallops 1 tsp minced Garlic 1 tsp minced Ginger 12 Black beans 1 tbsp Chinese […]
An idea struck me when it was my son’s lunch box day on Fridays. Jon loves Onigiri, so I decided to make him an Angry Birds Lunch Box! Angry Birds, the popular & best-selling mobile game, has taken the world by storm. The game is about these birds who’re angry because their eggs were stolen […]