Category Archives: Chinese

Using Just Jujube To Make Red Date Tea (红枣茶)

Did you ever know that red dates are also known as jujube or ziziphus jujuba? It kind of reminds me of the gibberish phrase ‘zzi zzi pong‘ from a Korean drama that I watched recently, but that’s something else altogether.

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Tangyuan (汤圆)For The Winter Solstice

Tangyuan (汤圆), or glutinous rice ball, is a type of dessert served during many auspicious occasions celebrated by the Chinese, Koreans, Japanese and Vietnamese: the winter solstice (冬至) when daylight is the shortest (i.e. daylight will start to get longer, … Read more

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Cantonese Wonton Noodles (云吞面)

Wonton noodles, otherwise known as 云吞面 (or wonton mee), is usually served with char siew and chye sim as side dishes, as well as green chillies in light soy sauce to eat the noodles with. Given that there are so many … Read more

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Easy Peasy Stir-fried Curry & Seafood Noodles

I have not cooked a Maggie mee recipe for more than two years now. It can’t possibly be that I am becoming healthier; it must be that I have forgotten about these recipes and left them in a corner of … Read more

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My Favourite Teochew Steamed Golden Pomfret

I love steamed fish, especially steamed pomfrets, whatever colours they are – black, white, silver or golden. Perhaps it is the Teochew blood flowing in me that makes me crave for it so much. It is also a very simple … Read more

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