Category Archives: Vegetables

家常便饭 - 马来风光 (Sambal Kangkong)

It is very common to see patrons order this dish of spicy stir-fried kang kong/spinach at local zi char restaurants (‘zi char’ = stir-fry; meaning restaurants with a huge kitchen to whip up home-style dishes). Usually, you would be able … Read more

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家常便饭 - 鲅鱼炒芹菜 (Stir-fried Threadfin With Celery)

Given the many varieties of vegetables  (celery, cabbage, spinach etc) and fish (threadfin, mackerel, batam fish etc), it is actually not difficult to cook up a dish of stir-fry with fish and vegetables, given the many combinations available. What one … Read more

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Korean Style Spring Onion Salad

Am making this salad, just for the fun of it.

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家常便饭 - 潮州四川菜炒猪肉丝 (Teochew Sze Chuan Vegetables & Pork Stir-Fry)

Because of my morning sickness kicking in, I’m going to have to be contented with what I eat from now onwards. I can’t cook many fanciful dishes now, for fear that the smell of the food or even the condiments … Read more

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Vietnamese Spring Roll With Loads Of Fresh Herbs

The thing that makes a Vietnamese spring roll especially tasty is that it combines the freshest ingredients together in a relatively bite-sized manner – fresh herbs, sweet and juicy boiled shrimps and crunchy vegetables. Herb lovers like myself would definitely … Read more

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