Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Mains · Pork · Tze Char · Uncategorized

Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐

My first try on a Sichuan classic, Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐! I understand why it is a popular dish now; It’s spicy, a little sweet and the numbness from the Sichuan peppercorns has an awesome kick! A perfect dish to go with a bowl of hot steamed rice, yums! I never had the real deal before… Continue reading Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐

Budget · Chicken · Chinese · Mains · Singapore local favourites · Tze Char · Uncategorized

Cereal Chicken

This is one of Ben’s favourite local food of all time! He always complains about the chicken being tough, chewy and greasy when we eat out so I specially learnt how to cook it for him myself! He absolutely loved It!! Golden battered chicken coated with fragrant and crispy cereal, yums! This is a sure… Continue reading Cereal Chicken

Chinese · Fast & Easy · Mains · Seafood · Uncategorized

Salted Egg Squid

By Benny’s request, his favourite Salted Egg Squid! On Singapore’s birthday, this is a true blue Singaporean dish that is worthy of a foodgasm! It’s creamy, buttery, crispy and super addictive! The original dish is actually made with prawns, but since my fussy hubby hates prawns and loves squid and anything made with salted egg… Continue reading Salted Egg Squid

Budget · Chicken · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Fusion Dishes · Mains · One Dish Meals · Rice · Sauces/Condiments · Singapore local favourites · Uncategorized

Chinese BBQ Chicken Rice

I am ecstatic that i have finally perfected this recipe! I came up with the dish awhile ago. It actually came from a failed attempt to make another dish, and i improvised and came up with this one instead. I was very upset and to my biggest surprise, Ben loved it and kept asking me… Continue reading Chinese BBQ Chicken Rice

Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Fish · Fusion Dishes · Indian · Mains · Seafood · Singapore local favourites · Uncategorized

Curry Stingray

Ever since Benny has made a big change to his diet, we have started to cook fish once a week, and also a weekly chinese soup. I am so happy that he has been loving all the fish dishes and soups that i have been cooking! He is a fish-hater, and never ever eats anything… Continue reading Curry Stingray

Bread · Bread Machine · Breakfast · Budget · Chinese · Dim Sum · Pastry/ Baking · Sides · Starters/ Appetizers · Uncategorized

Crispy Scallion Pancakes 葱油饼

This was an impromptu cook as i was at a loss on what to cook this morning. I had made this before but it was more tedious hand kneading it. I came up with this recipe using a bread machine and it was so so much easier to make! I am so happy with this… Continue reading Crispy Scallion Pancakes 葱油饼

Chinese · Fast & Easy · Mains · noodles · One Dish Meals · Seafood · Singapore local favourites · Soup · Tze Char · Uncategorized

Crab Bee Hoon 螃蟹米粉

This is a popular dish here in Singapore as we are all crab-lovers here! Ben has been asking me to cook him crabs for awhile but I have been very reluctant as i do not want to kill crabs. Mud crabs here have to be killed and cooked right away for maximum freshness. I am… Continue reading Crab Bee Hoon 螃蟹米粉

Breakfast · Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Joyoung · Mains · noodles · One Dish Meals · Pork · Singapore local favourites · Uncategorized

Teochew Bak Chor Mee 香菇肉脞面 (Minced Meat Noodles)

One of the dishes every Singaporean loves! It’s sold almost everywhere here, so common but so hard to get right! You have to make the prefect mushrooms and braising sauce for a start, and pair up with my homemade qq noodles that is tossed with the most appetising sauce mix, you get a yummy bowl… Continue reading Teochew Bak Chor Mee 香菇肉脞面 (Minced Meat Noodles)