Category Archives: Chinese

Simple Chinese Teochew Porridge

Being a lady who grew up in an authentic Teochew family (i.e. both my parental roots are Teochew), I am definitely not unfamiliar with the various Teochew traditions tand practices.

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家常便饭 - 咸菜豆腐汤 (Salted Vegetable and Egg Tofu Soup)

We just came back from a tour of Japan – the land of the rising sun. I’m still stuck with a feeling of nostalgia and slapped with a rather bad dose of withdrawal symptoms. It was a very tiring trip, … Read more

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Singapore Style Fried Carrot Cake – Black Or White?

I used to like the version of Singapore style fried carrot cake with sweet and dark soy sauces (i.e. the darker version). It’s a lot sweeter and the darker it is, the deeper the flavour. However, as I grow older … Read more

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Minced Pork & Tofu Fritters

Just a little tricky dish to get the little one to eat his proteins. Saw this recipe online which was thought up by a mom who was also trying to get her child to eat a variety of food. It’s … Read more

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Sichuan Eggplant Stir-fry With Minced Pork

The previous round I tried cooking brinjals, it was using a simple recipe that followed closely to a canteen food that I used to eat at work back then. This Asian style brinjal recipe uses dark soy sauce, chilli and … Read more

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