Category Archives: Chinese

Colourful Snowskin Mooncakes With Sweet & Savoury Surprises

The mid of the autumn season is arriving soon, in less than two weeks’ time. That is when we will be celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival – on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. That is also when we … Read more

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Mooncake Piglet Cookies With Fanciful Piglet Moulds

Last year, I made mooncake piglets in its full form and shape as gifts for my family and friends. This year, I’m trying something that’s similar yet a little bit different – mooncake piglet cookies. These are flatter in shape … Read more

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Teochew Spicy Stingray Stir-Fry

This dish of stingray stir-fry is a Teochew dish that I love eating – a dish which I’ve seen my mum cook umpteen times in her kitchen. Last weekend, I got her to show me once again how it should … Read more

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Hainanese Chicken Rice – A National Dish For A Happy National Day!

Hainanese chicken rice is one of the favourite dishes of local Singaporeans as well as tourists, some of whom visit the little red dot with a purposeful intent to try out this dish. What makes this dish special is the … Read more

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Really Spicy Squid In Black Bean Sauce

Another simple recipe of tender chewy squids, this time using large squids, stir-fried with spicy black bean sauce.

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