Tag Archives: Chinese New Year

The Formidable Buddha Hand Citrus Fruit

It was one memorable experience at the supermarket that we had while shopping for groceries on the weekend before Chinese New Year. We saw something that resembled a freak experiment out of a horror movie. ‘Eeeewwww… What’s that?!!‘ We asked … Read more

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Home-Made Spicy Pork Floss Roll (Crunch! Crunch! Crunch!)

My family members love eating this snack during the Chinese New Year, one which isn’t readily available at the local stores or supermarkets. The common ones that are sold off-the-shelf are those wrapped with shrimp floss and not pork floss, … Read more

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Home-Made Pineapple Tarts For Melting Moments

Pineapple tarts are just one of the many pastries well-loved by Singaporeans when it comes to celebrating festive occasions, be it the Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Puasa or Deepavali. These tarts are made of butter, egg and flour and … Read more

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Yam Paste Dessert Or What Teochews Call ‘Orh-Nee’

It’s been my favourite dish at wedding dinners. I always save my stomach for this last dish whenever I see its name pop out on wedding menus. Yummy yum yum… the savoury taste of (dialectal) roots – literally!

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Flour Power Teochew Steamed Yam Cake

A colleague was telling me about how her mum makes yam cake for her whole family. It’s a massive effort, involving not just a lot of chopping but also a lot of arm strength to stir the yam paste. I … Read more

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