Category Archives: Chinese

Potong Style Red Bean Popsicles

I’ve tried quite a few red bean ice-cream recipes, including the Japanese style ‘Creamy Red Bean Popsicles‘ using Azuki red bean paste and heavy cream, and the ‘Red Bean Soup Popsicle‘ which really was a convenient way of using up … Read more

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Osthmanthus Butter Cookies To Celebrate The Year Of Ox

This weekend will be a busy weekend for me, not really because of all the visiting we will have to fulfil (there are in fact less visiting chores this year), but because I am packing in a long list of … Read more

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Hot Pot Sesame Peanut Dip for my Chinese New Year Feast

A week more to Chinese New Year in Singapore. Everyone is looking forward to a better year ahead – so am I.

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Birthday Mee Sua for longevity(生日面线)

Vermicelli, also long as longevity noodles, is used as the main ingredient in this dish of longevity mee suah, prepared for the birthday boys and girls to wish them a long and healthy life. Many Chinese families still cook this … Read more

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Otak Otak ( 乌打)

Otak otak is a dish of fish cake that is grilled or steamed in banana leaves, originating from Indonesia. It is a widely popular dish in Southeast Asia, especially during barbeque parties or events where a grilling pit is available … Read more

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