Category Archives: Chinese

Egg Drop Soup (蛋花湯)

I wonder why, but the meaning of this dish has become lost in translation. ‘蛋花湯’, literally ‘egg flower soup’, describes the appearance of the egg ‘exploding’ when it cooks quickly in heat; ‘Egg Drop Soup’ on the other hand describes … Read more

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Ode To My New Wok With Salted Fish Fried Rice

I’m so happy! So elated! Extremely ecstatic! ~ I’ve got a new wok! A new toy! This, after six months of frying with an overused and undermost unqualified crockery – a saucepan. I’m on cloud nine!

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Crunch Time With Stir-Fried Bean Sprouts & Salted Fish

Which means more cooking, more recipe blogs, and more experiments in the kitchen! I’m absolutely elated! I’ve decided to start with this recipe simply because of the huge piece of salted fish that came back with me from London.

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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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