Category Archives: Chinese

Deconstructed Red Yeast Chicken With Mee Sua

 My mum bought me a bottle of red yeast paste during my confinement period. It was meant to be used as a paste or marinade for cooking chickens with, supposedly a dish that could help with post-birth recovery (am not … Read more

Posted in Chinese, Noodles, Poultry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bird’s Nest Soup – 老公的爱心燕窝汤

Bird’s nest soup is considered an expensive delicacy among the Chinese. Bird’s nest itself is a gelatinous texture made up of cave swifts’ saliva, hardened into the shape of a shallow cup that forms their nests. These bird species and … Read more

Posted in Chinese, Soup | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turning Red Bean Soup Into Popsicles

What do you do with a pot of leftover red bean soup? It would be a total waste to throw it away. If you live in a warm and humid country like mine, sweet dessert leftovers like this usually do … Read more

Posted in Chinese, Dessert | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Bowl Of Red Bean Soup With Sweet Glutinous Rice Balls

I have never really liked red bean soup; neither do I like green bean soup. Perhaps, it was having to drink these sweet soups almost every other day when I was young that makes me want to hide from them … Read more

Posted in Chinese, Soup | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Hubby’s Homemade Silken Egg Tofu

We were both watching the episode of ‘Hey Chef!’, 《大厨你在家吗?!》some time in December last year. The celebrity chef, Ku Keung, was making silken egg tofu from scratch usiing the unsweetened Nutrisoy Soya Milk, a brand of soy milk product for … Read more

Posted in Chinese, Tofu | Tagged , , | Leave a comment