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 […]

#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 […]

#Chicken and #Pumpkin Quick Stew

It is seasonal cooking again!! Actually this easy stew was originally cooked with Taro – a type of Oriental yam. I used pumpkin instead as yam is hard to come across in where I live. Instead of pumpkin, I used the one that is easily available all year round – the butternut squash. Butternut squash […]

Lazy day #takeaway

Or Bak (Black Cooked Meat)

Tahu Telur – Indonesian Tofu Omelette

      Tahu Telur – Indonesian Tofu Omelette ( Lean Version) I first came across this in Singapore. A friend of mine took me to an Indonesian Restaurant and we ordered this. It was absolutely lovely. The omelette was soft and the sauces went well with it. I encountered it several times later. Once was in […]

Stewed Chicken with Dried Shiitake Mushrooms and Red Dates

Fried Cabbage with Eggs

Assam Prawns with Zoodles

  I have tried to replace high carbohydrate food with low carbo food. I have tried to cook Penang Char Koay Teow using cabbage and it is a success. I am now trying more and experimenting with local ingredients. I will post the Low Carbo and low Cal Char Koay Teow later Zoodles After making […]

Fried Left-over Pork and Chicken for Love Food Hate Waste Class

Chinese New Year Fare: Boxing Chicken

Vietnamese Chicken

 Vietnamese Chicken I had tasted different versions of Vietnamese chicken before. But the one that I liked was while living in Subang Jaya was the one in the Vietnamese Restaurant in called – what else,  Vietnamese Kitchen. Here is my version. Serves:         4-6 with rice and vegetables Prep time:    15 […]

Char Koay Teow – Penang Fried Noodles

Char Koay Teow- Penang Fried Noodles This is a Penang speciality. It is Penang’s most famous dish – Char Koay Teow or fried noodles. You can use any type of noodles, but the most common is soft rice noodles, ready sliced into thin shreds. You can also use yellow noodles, eggs noodles, bee hoon (rice […]

Tau Ewe Bak – Braised Pork in Soy Sauce

  We had this dish frequently during our childhood and we loved it. I cook this frequently for my children. It is a wholesome comfort food. I have added potato as my daughter loves potatoes. As a child, we sometimes buy this dish from the nearby coffee-shop when my mum was too busy to cook […]

Barbecue 5-Spice Chicken

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