Category Archives: Pork

My Crispy Chinese Pan-Fried Dumpling (锅贴)

I did it well this time. The last time I tried making pan-fried dumpling, otherwise known as ‘guo tie’ (or 锅贴 in Mandarin) (The Guo Tie: Chinese Pan-Fried Dumpling Experiment) was more than 2 years ago. It wasn’t inedible, but … Read more

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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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Pad Ga-Prao Muu (Thai Minced Pork With Holy Basil)

Pad Gao-Prao Muu, or Thai minced pork with holy basil, is a uniquely Thai roadside dish commonly served with plain white rice and a sunny-side-up. What makes this dish unique is the holy basil – a variant of basil that … Read more

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Home-Made Hokkien Style Ngoh Hiang (五香)

Ngoh Hiang, or 五香 in Mandarin, is a mixture of minced meat and vegetables seasoned with five-spice powder (hence its name), rolled up in beancurd skin, steamed and then deep-fried. The local Teochews and Hokkiens love this dish equally, especially … Read more

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Pfeffer-Rahm Geschnetzeltes (Pepper & Cream Style Pork Stir-Fry)

The ready-mix is courtesy of ‘Maggi Fix und Frisch‘, a brand that is widely popular in Europe, especially the German-speaking regions, given that Julius Maggi – the man who developed the legendary all-in-one mix and sauces – came from Switzerland … Read more

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