Category Archives: Soup

A Bright Red Pot Of Korean Budae Jjigae (부대 찌개)

I first got to learn about budae jjigae in one of the earlier episodes of ‘Running Man‘ – that was probably two years ago. The members had to team up to buy ingredients from the supermarkets and then whip up … Read more

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家常便饭 - 清甜玉米菜丝汤 (Sweet Corn & Vegetable Soup)

I am not one of those who loves slurping up hot soups or broths for my meals. Soupy noodles, porridge, steamboats – these are the least of my favourite dishes, be it at home or when I eat out. It’s … Read more

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老公煮的爱心餐 -四川菜排骨汤 (Sze Chuan Vegetable & Pork Ribs Soup)

Having leftover Sze Chuan preserved vegetables from last week’s dish of Teochew Sze Chuan Vegetables & Pork Stir-Fry) meant that we had to either cook the same dish this week or cook something else using similar ingredients.

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Teochew Bak Kut Teh (潮州肉骨茶)

Teochew bak kut teh is a common dish sold in many local hawker centers as well as dedicated bak kut teh eateries, such as the locally renowned Song Fa Bak Kut Teh at New Bridge Road and the Old Tiong … Read more

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A Fermented Napa Cabbage Stew Called Kimchi Jjigae (김치 찌개)

Jjigae (찌개) refers to any Korean stew-like dish. Kimchi jjigae (김치 찌개) is hence a stew comprising mainly kimchi as well as other ingredients like beancurd, meat and mushrooms. Given that kimchi is a type of pickled vegetable that opens … Read more

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