Category Archives: Chinese

Heartlander Kopitiam Style Soft-Boiled Egg

This has to be our local favourite dish – soft-boiled egg with dark soy sauce. I’m not kidding. Most if not all of us in Singapore, regardless of race or religion, would have grown up eating this and loving it.

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Sichuan Fish With Pickled Mustard Greens & Sichuan Peppercorns (四川酸菜鱼)

Just a really simple and fuss-free dish to share with everyone. Enjoy! 🙂

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虾米香 (Hae Bee Hiam)

Singaporeans love our spices and we love to cook many things using these various spices, chillies and condiments available locally and regionally. Given that we live in a tropical and warm country, this aspect of our eating habit never fails … Read more

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潮州軟糕 (Teochew Soft Cake)

This is a childhood snack of mine – the Teochew soft cake, or what one would call ‘neng go’ (soft cake) in Teochew. These ‘cakes’ can be commonly found in local bakeries and traditional Teochew pastry shops, available throughout the … Read more

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Osthmanthus Flower Jelly (桂花糕)

The osthmanthus flower is a small, yellow (or white) flower that grows on small shrubs or trees and has a strong and sweet fragrance, which is why it is very popularly used as a flavour of tea as a dried … Read more

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