Beverages · Breakfast · Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Singapore local favourites · Thermos · Uncategorized

Lemon Barley Drink

I love making pitchers of drinks of Benny as he doesn’t like plain water. Besides the usual cucumber and lemon water, i love cooking different Chinese drinks for him too. They are great for health and we can cook it to the thickness and sweetness that we prefer. This is made even easier with the… Continue reading Lemon Barley Drink

Budget · Chicken · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Fusion Dishes · Indian · Mains · One Dish Meals · Rice · Singapore local favourites · Thermos · Uncategorized

Chicken Curry with Ghee Rice (Improved)

Ever since i swapped to using dried chillies in my curry and spice pastes, i just could not go back to anything else! This is one of my improved recipes for the curry pastes. It never fails to give me the best curries ever! This was also my first time making and eating ghee rice,… Continue reading Chicken Curry with Ghee Rice (Improved)

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

Seafood Hor Fun

Kway teow that is toasted until slightly charred, topped with seafood and a flavourful gravy. This is one of the most popular dishes at tze char stalls for a reason! It is actually very easy to make, the secret is to have some awesome chicken stock in your freezer, it guarantees a tasty dish! Ingredients:… Continue reading Seafood Hor Fun

Breakfast · Budget · Chinese · Cubie Oven · Fast & Easy · Fish · Mains · One Dish Meals · Rice · Seafood · Singapore local favourites · Soup · Thermos · Uncategorized

Teochew Fish Porridge

This is a one of my favourite dishes that Ah Ma cooks for me while growing up. I haven’t had it for a loooog time as Ah Ma doesn’t cook anymore and Mom doesn’t seem to cook this dish. I thought it is a great, healthy dish for me to learn as it is nutritous,… Continue reading Teochew Fish Porridge

Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Fusion Dishes · Indonesian · Malay · Sides · Singapore local favourites · Tze Char · Uncategorized · Vegetables

Sambal Petai

This dish had me really excited as it is my best attempt at the sambal sauce ever! It has opened up alot of possibilities for me as sambal is my absolute favourite condiment and cooking sauce. I was hesitant about cooking petai as i have only tasted it once about a decade ago and i… Continue reading Sambal Petai

Chinese · Fast & Easy · Mutton · Singapore local favourites · Soup · Thermos · Uncategorized

Herbal Mutton Soup 药材羊肉汤

This is something i’ve been wanting to learn as you can’t find this outside anymore. Not only that it requires many hours of cooking, it also needs many different herbs. The result is an extremely deep and flavourful soup with very tender meat. The flavour is so so good, it is hard to describe. I… Continue reading Herbal Mutton Soup 药材羊肉汤

Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Sides · Singapore local favourites · Uncategorized · Vegetables

Stirfry Snow Peas

The last time i ate this was more than a decade ago when my Ah Ma used to cook everyday for me. Even though i love it a lot, i never tried cooking it before as i was afraid i would not cook it well. I intended to cook chives tonight but i could not… Continue reading Stirfry Snow Peas

Budget · Chinese · Cubie Oven · Fast & Easy · Mains · Pork · Singapore local favourites · Uncategorized

Dim Sum Pork Ribs in Spicy Black Bean Sauce

A dim sum favourite that i didn’t know was so easy and simple to make. Tender, juicy and flavourful! All you have to do is to marinate in the day, and pop it in the steamer and dinner is ready in 30 minutes! Just because i am ill (again!), i made a quick and simple… Continue reading Dim Sum Pork Ribs in Spicy Black Bean Sauce