Category Archives: Chinese

‘Prawn’-Orh Jian Without Oysters

I couldn’t find cheap oysters anywhere in the supermarkets; neither do I want to be cheated  to buy daylight -obbing groceries in Tiong Bahru Market again. So I resorted to using prawns to replace the oysters that are commonly used … Read more

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Lo Mai Kai To Finish Up The Glutinous Rice

The remaining glutinous rice in the cupboard wasn’t that difficult to deal with after I discovered that it can be easily cooked with the microwave. (thanks to the mango sticky rice). I thought I’ll give it a try, microwaving it … Read more

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Watching A Magical Process Come Alive While Making Snowskin Mooncake

I’ve never made any cakes which can be eaten without first going through the oven. It’s really magical to see how the dough first becomes evenly coloured with the continuous (and tedious) kneading, flattened to become the outer covering of … Read more

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Potato And Luncheon Cubes Bathed In Tomato Sauce

Tomato sauce goes well with most food, both as a dipping sauce and as a condiment. As the latter, it is easily absorbed to create flavour, which helps in creating a healthy and appetising outlook for the dish.

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Rice Dumpling a.k.a. Dragon Boat Festival

It was a tag-team effort: I cooked the rice and prepared the ingredients; he wrapped up the dumplings and secured them with strings. Nevertheless, the collaborative effort took an entire day before we could wrap it up.

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