Category Archives: Chinese

Crispy Cheesy Potato Gems

Cheese and potatoes – they are like a perfect match made in heaven. They always go well together, regardless of what the resulting dish is: mashed potato with melted cheese toppings, hasselback potato drizzled with cheese, baked jacket potatoes with … Read more

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Teochew Bak Kut Teh (潮州肉骨茶)

Teochew bak kut teh is a common dish sold in many local hawker centers as well as dedicated bak kut teh eateries, such as the locally renowned Song Fa Bak Kut Teh at New Bridge Road and the Old Tiong … Read more

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Sniffing In The Herbal Fragrance Of Home-Brewed Chinese Tea Leaf Eggs

My original intention was to make sauna hard-boiled eggs – those that often appear in Korean shows. The typical drama plot would feature homeless husbands (or wives) staying overnight at a sauna with a towel tied over their hair to … Read more

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Buddha’s Delight, Otherwise Known As Luo Han Zhai (罗汉斋)

Vesak Day (or ‘Buddha’s birthday’) is the celebration of the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. It is on this day that devoted Buddhists and monks in many East and Southeast Asian countries could be seen congregating at Buddhist … Read more

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A Dish Of Steamed Tofu With Colourful Toppings

It is a very plain, yet delightfully simple dish to make for ourselves at home. The topping of minced meat could go with many different types of flavourings and sauces too. I love my version of steamed tofu soupy and … Read more

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