Category Archives: Chinese

Stir-Fried Long Beans & Eggs To Crunch Time

This would probably be the last recipe blog for March, before I head to London next weekend. And perhaps an apt way to wish myself luck is to cook a vegetable that sounds pretty close to what I’m getting myself … Read more

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A Cheat Treat Of Teochew Style Braised Meat, Chicken Liver and Egg

I love eating completely braised eggs where the sauce gets right through and all around them. I always feel cheated whenever I buy a superficially braised or Chinese Tea egg where the outside looks perfectly browned and the inside tastes … Read more

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Retrieving The ‘Teochew Stir-Fried Cucumber & Onion With Egg’ Taste

It is difficult. You start off not knowing exactly how it should taste like, and yet you know when you’ve gotten it wrong. I could only give it my best shot in my attempt to discover what my mama’s secret … Read more

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Home-Made Bak Kwa – 1kg For $9 Anyone?

‘Bak’ = Meat (肉)+ ‘Kwa’ = Dried (干) So, ‘Bak Kwa’ = Dried (and sweet and barbequed) meat slices!

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More Coconut Cookies Please!

This isn’t the Malaysian version of coconut cookies, otherwise known as ‘Kueh Bangkit’. You can either call this a rip-off of the original or a creation of a new cookie recipe. All I did was replace the ground almond powder … Read more

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