Category Archives: Chinese

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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Chinese Curry Chicken With Home-Made Curry Paste

This was my first time making curry chicken from scratch – chopping up individual spices and then blending all of them into a paste. This set of ingredients is almost identical to those of the ‘Malay Spicy Ayam Masak Merah‘: … Read more

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