Let’s Not Have Rice Today–Chinese Dumplings or Jiaozi (包菜饺子)

INTRODUCTION

I am not familiar with Chinese Dumpling or Jiaozi when I was young. Being a descendant of immigrant from province of Fujian in Southern China, we are more used to eating wanton which is another type of dumpling..

However,

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Twisted Your Pretzels?–Chinese Twisted Fried Pretzel or Twisted Bread Dough (麻花–hemp flower)

INTRODUCTION

Frankly speaking, I do not know how many readers will fancy this recipe.. A very old traditional snack called ma hua (麻花)or literally translated as hemp flower. I am unsure why it is called as such and I did

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Fish Biryani (Nasi Biryani Ikan) 36
Fish Biryani (Nasi Biryani Ikan)

INTRODUCTION

Both me and my wife love Nasi Biryani or Biryani rice. When we are not eating with kids, we will pack back nasi biryani from the nearby Indian Muslim or mama restaurants. I will pack chicken biryani and she

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Kek Sarang Semut (2) –Malaysian Beehive Cake or Honeycomb Cake (蜂窝蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

This is my second post on the Malaysian Beehive cake or kek sarang semut. I have decided to prepare this cake after I shared this recipe with one of the Facebook group members yesterday…

I intended to update this

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Cookie Dough Puff With Calamansi Cream Cheese Fillings (酸柑奶酪曲奇泡芙) 8
Cookie Dough Puff With Calamansi Cream Cheese Fillings (酸柑奶酪曲奇泡芙)

INTRODUCTION

This will be a short post on cookies dough puff. The post had been with me for more than two months. While I am cleaning my computer‘s images library, I noted that it was stuck in my images list

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Yam Paste With Gingko Nuts (Orh Nee 银杏芋泥) 12
Yam Paste With Gingko Nuts (Orh Nee 银杏芋泥)

INTRODUCTION

I prepared some Hakka Abacus Seeds yesterday and I have some left over yam paste. I therefore decided to use these yam pastes to prepare the Teochew famous dessert – Or Nee.

I don’t actually intended to issue this

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An Auspicious Hakka Dish–Hakka Abacus Seeds/Beads (客家算盘子)

INTRODUCTION

I am not a Hakka but I do have my fair share of abacus seeds as my wife is a Hakka and two of my sister in laws are Hakka. Obviously, this is an auspicious dish for the Tai

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Koci, Goci, Kochi, Mendut, Lapek Bugis? I Am Confused–Pandan Kuih Koci (锥形香兰椰丝糯米滋) 38
Koci, Goci, Kochi, Mendut, Lapek Bugis? I Am Confused–Pandan Kuih Koci (锥形香兰椰丝糯米滋)

INTRODUCTION

I have the habit of checking Wikipedia for a definition of a cuisine because from the definition, one would know what is expected from the recipe and whether a recipe stated is acceptable or not. It may not be

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The Beauty Of Ruggedness And Irregularities–Rock Cakes aka Rock Buns (石头蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

I believed most female readers will not be unfamiliar with rock cakes aka rock buns … It is one of the very basic recipe taught in Secondary School’s Home Economics or Home Science or Domestic Science classes introducing students

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Egg White Crispy Biscuit (蛋白脆饼)

INTRODUCTION

I can vividly remember these small, flat, egg flavoured biscuits that I used to buy when I visited shopping centre years ago. But I can’t recall when it was popular.. I still saw them being sold when I passed

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