Tag Archives: Steaming

Double Steaming Fish Maw Soup In Young Coconut

Double steaming is a common method used in Chinese cuisines to cook soup with ingredients that are expensive (e.g. bird’s nest, herbal soup). This is usually done in a ceramics jar or sometimes even in melons or coconuts which can … Read more

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Otak Otak ( 乌打)

Otak otak is a dish of fish cake that is grilled or steamed in banana leaves, originating from Indonesia. It is a widely popular dish in Southeast Asia, especially during barbeque parties or events where a grilling pit is available … Read more

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Teochew Soon Kueh To Wrap Up 2019 (潮州笋粿)

It’s the end of the year and I am feeling in denial about entering the new year because I’m not sure what to expect. Work will get busier again . The boy is growing bigger by the day and I … Read more

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Peranakan Prawn & Coconut Rice Roll (Pulut Rempah Udang)

This is a weekend attempt at a recipe that would help to use up my glutinous rice at home. It’s a Peranakan or Nyonya dish called ‘Pulut Rempah Udang‘ which translates to glutinous rice with shrimp. Basically, it is a … Read more

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梅菜扣肉 (Hakka Pork Belly With Preserved Mustard Greens)

This recipe is a very famous Hakka recipe where pork belly is braised and steamed for a long enough time to make it very soft, so soft that it’s supposed to melt in your mouth. This signature Hakka dish goes … Read more

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