Category Archives: Chinese

家常便饭 - 清甜玉米菜丝汤 (Sweet Corn & Vegetable Soup)

I am not one of those who loves slurping up hot soups or broths for my meals. Soupy noodles, porridge, steamboats – these are the least of my favourite dishes, be it at home or when I eat out. It’s … Read more

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老公煮的爱心餐 -四川菜排骨汤 (Sze Chuan Vegetable & Pork Ribs Soup)

Having leftover Sze Chuan preserved vegetables from last week’s dish of Teochew Sze Chuan Vegetables & Pork Stir-Fry) meant that we had to either cook the same dish this week or cook something else using similar ingredients.

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家常便饭 - 潮州四川菜炒猪肉丝 (Teochew Sze Chuan Vegetables & Pork Stir-Fry)

Because of my morning sickness kicking in, I’m going to have to be contented with what I eat from now onwards. I can’t cook many fanciful dishes now, for fear that the smell of the food or even the condiments … Read more

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My Crispy Chinese Pan-Fried Dumpling (锅贴)

I did it well this time. The last time I tried making pan-fried dumpling, otherwise known as ‘guo tie’ (or 锅贴 in Mandarin) (The Guo Tie: Chinese Pan-Fried Dumpling Experiment) was more than 2 years ago. It wasn’t inedible, but … Read more

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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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