Category Archives: Chinese

家常便饭 - 潮州菜脯蛋 (Teochew Omelette With Preserved Radish)

I used to dislike this omelette a lot. Even till today, given a choice between salted egg and omelette with preserved radish, I would still reach out for the egg and leave the omelette untouched. It’s just a matter of … Read more

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家常便饭 - 西兰花炒萝卜 (Chinese Broccoli Stir-Fry)

There’s nothing fanciful I would like to cook this week.

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家常便饭 - 潮州鱼粥 (Teochew Fish Porridge)

I wasn’t an easy teenager to bring up in the past. I used to really dislike it when my parents cook certain dishes at home for us to eat. Teochew fish porridge was one of those dishes in the list. … Read more

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Cheat Treat Instant Noodles With Canned Pork Leg

Seeing canned pork legs never fails to remind me of the day when I got married. My parents received many cans of Narcissus brand pork leg as betrothal gifts from my in-laws, together with gifts of money and such. At … Read more

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家常便饭 - 麻油鸡 (Sesame Oil Chicken)

For those of you who are familiar with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese practices of recovery for a mother who has just given birth to her baby, eating sesame oil chicken with loads of ginger and rice wine helps to … Read more

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