Tamarind Spare-Ribs

    Tamarind Spare Ribs I have a tamarind recipe for chicken, which is a very old hand-me-down recipe. So now I am coming up with a spare ribs recipe with tamarind sauce. This is delicious eaten with rice and some freshly cooked vegetables. It looks deceptively long to cook, but, you only simmer it […]

Garlic Honey Mushroom

Red Cooked Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou) (Ang Sio Bak)

No Strings Attached Beans aka Sichuan Style Vegetarian Beans

Sichuan Style Vegetarian Beans also known as ‘No Strings Attached Beans’ This is an easy and healthy alternative to the original Sichuan dish in which the beans or aubergine is deep-fried before cooking with the rest of the ingredients. I boiled the beans instead of frying in oil. So you can consume this without guilt! […]

Easy Peasy Peanut Cream

A Very Veggie Dinner – WeFiFo

Last week, I decided to host a vegetarian dinner. Since quite a few of my friend and acquaintances are now vegetarians, I thought it would be a good idea. I do like to try vegetarian food as it is a change from the normal. The vegetarian food that I am serving is Chinese style vegetarian food […]

Penang Street Food – Food You Must Try When You are in Penang

After spending my time in the mainland, I went to Penang Island. In the morning we went to the Jelutong Morning market. This is a typical morning market where there are stalls selling food, like vegetables, meat, fish, poultry and everyday essentials. There are also shops selling all sorts of goods and coffee shops selling […]

Oodles of Noodles – How to Find Good and Cheap Food in Penang Part 3

Penang Nyonya Bak Chang (Rice Dumpling)

Nyonya Bak Chang Nyonya Sweet and Salty Rice Dumplings The Dumpling Festival is approaching. It falls on the 5th day of the 5th Lunar month of the Chinese calendar. This year it falls on 30th May . The Dumpling Festival has a legend behind it. The story goes like this… … Once upon a time, […]

How to get Good and Cheap Food in Penang – Part 1

Continuing my Penang holidays; on the third day of CNY, we decided to go to Penang Design Village. This is a newish development featuring discount designer goods. One can get a good and cheap deal on designer stuff, great for stingy Penangites. It is located in Batu Kawan, in the main land, or Seberang Perai; […]

#Easter Eggs Nests Chinese Style.

Easter eggs in nests – Chinese style. I have been planning to post this since last week. The trouble is that: 1) I had some problem making the little nests. I thought I should use sweet potato strips to make the nests as it would give a nice brownish colour. However after a few attempts, I […]

The 15 days of Chinese New Year Vs The 12 Days of Christmas!

Peanut Tang Yuan, Kuih Ee

Oriental Spicy #Chicken #Quick Stew

Dried Prawns Fried Rice

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