Tuesday 24 November 2020

Boiled Fruitcake -The Easiest Fruitcake Ever 杂果蛋糕

Yes, it is true. This is by far the easiest fruitcake I have ever done. It turned out soft and moist, just as I wanted it. Have you heard of Boiled Fruitcake?

Friday 20 November 2020

Wat tan hor 滑蛋河 Cantonese Fried Kuey Teow


First and foremost, let me do a little introduction on the term Wat Tan Hor. Wat Tan basically means smooth egg and Hor basically means kuey teow or flat rice noodle. It is a well-known dish in Malaysia and its neighbouring country, Singapore. 

Sunday 18 October 2020

Nam Yue Pork Belly / Red Fermented Beancurd Pork Belly 南乳炸肉


This is my family's favourite for the longest time. Then again, anything crispy is my family's favourite.  It is fragrant, crispy and full of flavour. It is amazing what some little pieces of red fermented beancurd can uplift a normal dish so much.

Saturday 29 August 2020

Easy Orange Butter Cake 简单香橙奶油蛋糕

I have a church friend who has been asking me to bake Orange Butter Cake for the longest time. Sadly, I have yet to send her one. This is because I usually make butter cakes and not orange butter cake for my family. My family adores butter cake (recipe here). Why want to add to the work by adding orange? You will add on extra work of zesting and juicing an orange. However, there is definitely a difference. An Orange Butter Cake exudes a citrussy smell that lures you from afar. If you are an orange lover, you will definitely like this Orange Butter Cake. Paired with good butter, this cake smells and tastes heavenly. Perfect for those who like a touch of citrus and a subtle hint of tang to cut off the richness in a butter cake.

Thursday 30 July 2020

Honey Tamarind Prawns 蜜糖亚参虾

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Recently, I managed to get my hands on a lot of honey...24 bottles altogether. Since then, I have been cracking my head on how to use up those honey. The idea of combining the classic Nyonya tamarind prawns with honey came mind. This is an all-time favourite Nyonya dish with least complication. All I have to do is replace sugar with honey. 

Wednesday 22 April 2020

Easy Recipe - Minced Meat Tofu 肉酱豆腐

Hi, again!

Today I will be introducing a Chinese Style Minced Meat Tofu. There are many variations to Minced Meat Tofu, some like to fry the tofu, some like to cut the tofu into small pieces and some like to use sliced Japanese tofu. In line with my easy recipe theme, I am using steamed whole tofu. No cutting, no frying. It is also my personal preference as I like soft tofu.

Friday 10 April 2020

Easy Recipe - Chinese Stir-fry Pumpkin 炒南瓜

In view of the extended Movement Restriction order, I believe most of you have ran out of ideas of what to cook for your family. Hence, I would take this opportunity to introduce a series of easy-to-cook recipes that are both nutritious and delicious. Hope these recipes would be able to give you an idea in this trying time.

Saturday 22 February 2020

Kuih Kaswi Pandan/ Kuih Kosui Pandan 香兰卡穗糕

I made this Kuih Kaswi Pandan talam style (in a tray) and then cut it into individual pieces. This is how it is supposed to be; cut and rolled in fresh shredded coconut. Some does it in mini cups that makes it similar to Kuih Lompang. Similar but not the same. The main difference besides its appearance is the flour used. Kuih Kaswi uses wheat flour whereas Kuih Lompang does not. Taste wise, there is not much of a difference. If you are curious about Kuih Lompang, I blogged about it here a couple of years ago.

Kuih Kaswi Pandan is a traditional Malaysian/Indonesian delicacy. Like most of our local desserts, it uses plenty of coconut and pandan leaves (screwpine leaves). There is another variation that uses gula melaka (palm sugar) that is equally as good. Kuih Kaswi Pandan has a dense and bouncy texture . It is sweet with a hint of saltiness from the salted shredded coconut. It is also spelled Kuih Kosui.

Friday 24 January 2020

Salted Egg Yolk Cornflakes 咸蛋黄炒玉米片

It is Chinese New Year's eve already!!

I have to apologize for not updating more often. Pre Chinese New Year is always the busiest month. Today I finally get to literally breath. I told myself I have to update this lovely blog. I know it is almost Chinese New Year. Therefore, I am issuing an easy yet popular recipe.

Salted Egg Yolk Cornflakes has been the current Chinese New Year snack for several years now. Then again, anything salted egg yolk has been a popular option. I personally find this Salted Egg Yolk Cornflakes a little rich, but that does not stop my little bosses from devouring it like no tomorrow.

Cooking this is pretty simple and you just need a few ready ingredients. Do pay attention not to put your fire too high as the egg yolks burn easily.

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