Category Archives: Chinese

My Family’s Favourite Durian (& Yam) Snowskin Mooncakes

It’s all gone. The durian snowskin mooncake that I took pains to knead and roll and mould. My goodness, how is it possible that everyone around me (with just one exception) loves durian so much?

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Sichuan Cold Peanut Sesame Ramen

A simple bowl of noodles cannot be perfect without the right gravy to go with it. I love how flexible it is to cook noodles and turn them into different dishes and recipes by varying the sauces that accompany them. … Read more

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Chinese Winter Melon Soup With Scallops & Minced Chicken

This is a very simple recipe for a chicken soup dish. It is especially good to make and have on a weekday evening – just leave everything in the slowcooker in the morning and switch it off in the evening. … Read more

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绿豆爽 (Split Mung Bean Sweet Soup)

Split mung beans, not mung beans. That’s what you’ll need to find to be able to make this dish.

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Dry Beef Noodles With Thick Gravy

Beef noodles is a popular delicacy from Taiwan and China, with lots of variety depending on the provenance and weather. The types that became popular with the Chinese in Singapore are the braised version and the one in clear broth, … Read more

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