Category Archives: Chinese

Stir-Fried Leek with Tau Kwa

I finally know! That the leaves of a stalk of leek can’t be eaten. It sounds silly, but I’ve never bothered about leeks until now. I believe curiosity got the better of me, and lucky for me, there are so … Read more

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The Way Overdue Fried Nian Gao

It was a dish meant for the celebration of the Chinese New Year, but due to work commitments, I never had a chance to get down to preparing it until now. This is a traditional Chinese ‘sandwich’ of sorts, with … Read more

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A Simple Teochew Dish Of Braised Pork and Tau Kwa

This is one of my favourite dishes which I love eating when I go back home to my parents’. It’s also one of those typical dishes that Teochews love to eat with rice porridge, due to its thick black sauce. … Read more

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A Simple Dish Of Hokkien Mee To Tempt The Taste Bud

It was an accidental dish – both in the literal and literary sense. Literally – I chopped my thumb while cutting the thick spring onions… no, it was my thumb that was cut and the onions that were chopped… but … Read more

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Lo Mai Fun (Glutinous Rice) – An Amazing Cantonese Dish

Dim Sums are never easy to make. Healthy dim sums are even harder to create, if they ever exist. Seriously… why bother?

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