家常便饭 - 腐乳排骨 (Pork Ribs Braised With Fermented Bean Curd)

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Fermented Beancurd Pork Ribs

The last of my fermented bean curd stock in the kitchen. I’m glad to have saved it for this recipe because the ribs are simply delicious! Didn’t know until now how miraculously tasty dishes could turn into using this ingredient alone. Amazing!

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Silky Soft Chawanmushi (茶碗蒸し)

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Chawanmushi

Somebody has been bugging me about making Japanese dishes for quite a while now. He’s been immersed in the Japanese culture since the last quarter of last year and apparently getting into the J-jazz nowadays.

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家常便饭 - 长豆炒猪肚 (Chinese Long Bean & Pork Belly Stir-Fry)

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Long Beans & Pork Belly Stir-Fry

The little boy just had his 2nd birthday celebration a few weeks before. I don’t think he grasped the big picture about what it means to sit down before a cake and hear everyone sing him a birthday song. Nevertheless, he knew there was some attention given to him and he was actually able to sit down quietly in front of the cake and clap along with everyone else. He smiled very happily at the end of the song and cheers for him too. :)

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Oven-Baked Chicken Drumsticks With Leftover Buttermilk

Baked Buttermilk Drumstick

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I’ve always had issues trying to use up leftover buttermilk. This time round, there was quite a lot of leftovers buttermilk after my attempt at baking cornmeal bread, so I had to search around for recipes to use it up again.

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Chocolate Tart In A Secret Garden (I)

Chocolate Tart

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It is the time of the year again to celebrate that very day two years ago when I had the greatest pain of my life. When the little bundle of joy entered my life.

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