Category Archives: Chinese

Teochew Yam Rice (潮州芋头饭)

I fondly recall my favourite stall at the canteen during the period of time when I was attending secondary school. I can’t remember what the main dishes were that were sold at the stall; what I do remember is that … Read more

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Simply Stir-Fried Cantonese Vegetable Lo Mein (搂面)

Just wanted to finish up that pack of egg noodles in the kitchen cabinet, so that I can proceed to buy new things for the lunar new year!

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Fluffy & Colourful Chinese Steamed Cake (鸡蛋糕)

I’ve never succeeded in steaming huat kuehs (发糕) to make them blossom like flowers. They either refuse to rise generously or to split and open up obediently while being steamed.

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Pork Trotter Jelly (猪脚冻)- An Authentic Teochew Delicacy

Pork trotter jelly is a dish that is unique to the Teochew food culture in Singapore. This dish originated from the Shantou province in China, where the Teochews populate and came to Singapore from. The dish makes use of the … Read more

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家常便饭 - 马铃薯炒猪肉丝 (Potato & Pork Slices Stir-Fry)

This is a very common dish we find at the local economic rice stalls, be it at the hawker centers or foodcourts. We love it when the hawkers spoon lots of brown gravy from the tray onto our pile of … Read more

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