I’ve never succeeded in steaming huat kuehs (发糕) to make them blossom like flowers. They either refuse to rise generously or to split and open up obediently while being steamed.
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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
It wasn’t a very successful experiment: the texture was too soft (the layers cannot be peeled off easily) and the sweetness a tad lacking. But the whole point of this experiment was to make a Singapore flag, an attempt which … Read more
It is a very plain, yet delightfully simple dish to make for ourselves at home. The topping of minced meat could go with many different types of flavourings and sauces too. I love my version of steamed tofu soupy and … Read more
I love steamed fish, especially steamed pomfrets, whatever colours they are – black, white, silver or golden. Perhaps it is the Teochew blood flowing in me that makes me crave for it so much. It is also a very simple … Read more