Sweet, soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside is what you make of this popular Golden Candied Yam. The Chinese name 拔丝芋头 literally means ” Drawing Strings “, suggesting that you should be seeing these caramelized golden strings when you lift the yam sticks off the plate as shown in the above image.
Do you know what the different ingredients of the Chinese New Year Prosperity Toss mean? Well, every single ingredient plays an important role in this Chinese Auspicious Salad. Check it out!
This Festive Thai Style Abalone Salad sitting on a bed of crunchy Italian Baby Spinach, is so tasty with the sweet and spicy dressing, definitely a must-try especially for the novice cooks! Best part, only 4 ingredients needed!
Here’s introducing another winning vermicelli dish with a newly-found exotic seafood – Crawfish aka Baby Lobsters!
During the Lunar New Year, Steamboat aka Hotpot is extremely popular in Singapore. You will find almost every Chinese household here holding a Steamboat session at least once during the 15 days. Flower Crab and Cabbage are two well-liked ingredients added to the Steamboat because they deliver sweetness to the soup. Apart from Steamboat, I […]
Imagine feasting on pretty Cherry Blossoms sitting atop a medley of vegetables rolled in tasty Norwegian Cod Fish! When steamed together with these delicate fish rolls, not only do these dried cherry blossoms create a charming pinky contrast, the dish also soak up the scented aromas of the Sakura flowers.
Trust me, this is a no-brainer recipe so you do not need to be a professional cook to dish out a 5-star restaurant recipe! So let’s get started, shall we?
With a mix of succulent Cuttlefish and Prawns, it’s spicy, it’s sweet, and it’s lip-smacking good!
Since the Lunar New Year is also known as the Chinese Spring Festival, I decided to make a Yu Sheng with the Spring ( 春 ) character, representing the joyous season.
Be enticed by the prismatic colours and flavours in this traditional festive salad with smoked salmon and jellyfish!
Of late, many restaurants have come up with an innovative way of cutting vegetables, turning them into pretty flowers. The good news is, they are not difficult to make at all. I have paired the Bok Choy with the lavish Baby Abalones, turning the simple dish into a classy one.
There are many health benefits of Chrysanthemum, and the golden flowers are used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat various internal and external health issues. You can serve this soupy Golden Chrysanthemum Chicken dish which has a slight floral aroma with a refreshing taste for your Chinese New Year feast.
Mango Pudding is a very popular dessert, and you can find this pudding in almost every Chinese restaurant here in Singapore. But have you tried it with #lavender? Get the Recipe: Lovely Scented Mango Pudding with Dried Lavender Flowers
The combination of the two wonder herbs makes this Osmanthus Jelly With Wolfberries (甜甜蜜蜜桂花糕) a delightful dessert, ending my dinner on a sweet note. Ingredients: 1 pkt of Konyaku jelly powder 600ml Water 1 tsp Dried Osmanthus 1 tsp Wolfberries Instructions: Soak Wolfberries till soft. Drain & set aside. Heat water & mix #Konyaku according […]
Enjoy this tender & flavourful Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums, that’s so rich in vitamins! Don’t you think these oranges did a wonderful job to my plating? Get the Recipe: Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums
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
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.
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.
Chinese New Year (or lunar new year) is this weekend… what an adorable way to celebrate with the Year of the Tiger Bento at Hapa Bento.. Go check out all their lovely work… I must admit that the closest I get to bento is throwing grocery store sushi and string cheese into a bento box, […]