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

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)

Budget · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Fusion Dishes · Japanese · Mains · One Dish Meals · Pork · Rice · Uncategorized

Japanese Bacon and Garlic Fried Rice

I’ve been trying to try more varieties of fried rice as it is a convenient and easy one pot meal for busy days. I think this is one of the best combo so far! And this is coming from someone who hates bacon! I absolutely hate bacon but cook with it quite often for Ben,… Continue reading Japanese Bacon and Garlic Fried Rice

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

Hong Kong Fried Noodles with Ham 港式火腿炒面

I have been sick this week but nothing is going to stop me from cooking! I will just make simpler dishes to make my life easier. A customer of ours gave us a big block of ham and i have been thinking of dishes to cook with it so it will not be wasted. Ben… Continue reading Hong Kong Fried Noodles with Ham 港式火腿炒面

Chinese · Mains · Pork · Singapore local favourites · Tze Char · Uncategorized · Vegetables

Hotplate Tofu 铁板豆腐

A must-order dish at tze char stalls for every Singaporean. I am so happy that I can finally cook this myself now! I have been wanting to cook this for a long time but did not want to waste money on a hotplatethat may become a white elephant. I chanced upon a small hotplate that… Continue reading Hotplate Tofu 铁板豆腐

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Taiwanese Lu Rou Fan (Braised Pork Rice) 滷肉饭

Another dish off my “to-improve list”! I added more depth of flavour this time by adding fried shallots and garlic into this dish. It was the best idea that i’ve ever had! It’s savoury, a little spicy, a tad sweet and extremely fragrant. I am very happy with this recipe and I’ve even made an… Continue reading Taiwanese Lu Rou Fan (Braised Pork Rice) 滷肉饭

Chicken · Chinese · Mains · One Dish Meals · Pork · Rice · Singapore local favourites · Uncategorized

Claypot Chicken Rice (Improved)

I have been keeping a list of dishes that i would like to improve my recipes on and this is one of them! You can make claypot rice in a rice cooker easily these days but there is something about this dish that you just can’t get from cooking it in the rice cooker. That… Continue reading Claypot Chicken Rice (Improved)

American · Chinese · Fast & Easy · Fusion Dishes · Mains · One Dish Meals · Pastry/ Baking · Pork · Rice · Uncategorized

Cheesy Baked Rice

I did this recipe not too long ago and i have been kicking myself for not taking a photo of the inside of the baked rice. It looks much more appetizing when looking at the cheesy gooey sauce right?! This is one of Benny’s favourite and most requested dishes for a good reason! Click for:… Continue reading Cheesy Baked Rice