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Chinese New Year Recipes: Fuzhou Spicy and Sour Fish Maw Soup (福州酸辣鱼鳔羹)

INTRODUCTION

Usually before Chinese New Year, fish maws will flood the Chinese New Year market. It is considered as one of the presentable gifts to friends and relatives as it is rather costly and not a common item in the

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Chinese Comfort Food Series : Sweet and Sour Fish (酸甜鱼)

INTRODUCTION

How can I forget this dish that always appeared on my childhood dining table. My mum cooked this rather often and in fact she bought  the tomato sauce purely for this dish alone..

This is such a common household

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Thai Fish Cakes aka Tod Man Pla ทอดมันปลา (泰式煎鱼饼)

INTRODUCTION

If my fish cakes are thinner, that will be perfect… Well, I used my best judgement to shape the fish cake and my judgement seemed to be wrong only when I took picture that I realized it was too

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Classic Chinese Comfort Food – Anchovies Onion (古早味江鱼仔炒大葱)

INTRODUCTION

When I was a kid, my daily breakfast was rice porridge without fail. I had this porridge breakfast until the day I left my house for university in Kuala Lumpur. No cakes, no breads or even steamed buns like

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Classic Iconic Thai Prawn Soup–Tom Yum Goong (ต้มยำกุ้ง 冬荫功)

INTRODUCTION

I do not think i need much introduction to this iconic Thai Soup, Tom Yum soup.. As usual, I liked to refer to Wiki’s definition on worldwide famous cuisines such that the recipe does not deviate much from the

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Cantonese Classic Sweet And Sour Pan Fried Prawns aka Har Loke ( 干煎茄汁虾禄)

INTRODUCTION

This is a classic Cantonese restaurant prawn dish that is finger licking good because of the sauce coated with the prawns.  It is sweet and tangy and savoury. It is aromatic because of its pan fried process.

Locally, there

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Canned Sardines Appetizer aka Kerabu Sardin (沙丁鱼开胃菜)

INTRODUCTION

Talking about canned sardines, the first thing that came to my mind was the picnic sandwiches that we had when I was at secondary school. It was relatively common that we have picnics during the school holidays at the

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Authentic Chawan Seafood And Meat Porridge aka Cat Porridge (诏安 猫仔糜)

INTRODUCTION

My dialect group is Chawan aka Zhao An (诏安),the town next to Chaozhou (潮州)and Shantou (汕头)。 While I have been sharing recipes for many dialect groups such as Teochew, Hakka and Cantonese , but it will be an injustice

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Classic Chinese Boiled Shrimps or Blanched Prawns (白灼虾)

INTRODUCTION

I do not think I need to introduce this dish and in fact, I also do not know how to promote this dish.

It is such a common prawn dish in my house when I was young   but the

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Fish Head Curry (鱼头咖喱)

INTRODUCTION

This is a dish that I am not very familiar with when I was young. If not because of the famous “Muthu’s curry” in Singapore, I will not have known this dish. Just like Singapore Bakuteh or pork rib

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