Tag Archives: Boiled

Using Just Jujube To Make Red Date Tea (红枣茶)

Did you ever know that red dates are also known as jujube or ziziphus jujuba? It kind of reminds me of the gibberish phrase ‘zzi zzi pong‘ from a Korean drama that I watched recently, but that’s something else altogether.

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Tangyuan (汤圆)For The Winter Solstice

Tangyuan (汤圆), or glutinous rice ball, is a type of dessert served during many auspicious occasions celebrated by the Chinese, Koreans, Japanese and Vietnamese: the winter solstice (冬至) when daylight is the shortest (i.e. daylight will start to get longer, … Read more

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Cantonese Wonton Noodles (云吞面)

Wonton noodles, otherwise known as 云吞面 (or wonton mee), is usually served with char siew and chye sim as side dishes, as well as green chillies in light soy sauce to eat the noodles with. Given that there are so many … Read more

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Hainanese Chicken Rice – A National Dish For A Happy National Day!

Hainanese chicken rice is one of the favourite dishes of local Singaporeans as well as tourists, some of whom visit the little red dot with a purposeful intent to try out this dish. What makes this dish special is the … Read more

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Medieval Cabbage Chowder For The Goodman Of Paris

It’s a jolly time to feel like a king! To start off my saffron adventures proper, I’ve finally decided to use and adapt one of the simplest recipes found in ‘The Medieval Cookbook‘. The original excerpt in old English for … Read more

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