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Chinese New Year Recipe : Crispy Seaweed Crackers (酥炸紫菜饼)

INTRODUCTION

During the Chinese New Year seasons, when I frequented the supermarket of Chinese New Year market, one of the things that I will do is to “survey” the Chinese New Year goodies section. I will see what is sold

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Classic Chinese Snack Recipes: 5 Spice Chinese Tea Eggs (五香茶叶蛋)

INTRODUCTION

“Tea egg is a typical Chinese savory food commonly sold as a snack, in which a boiled egg is cracked and then boiled again in tea, sauce and/or spices. It is also known as marble egg because cracks in

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Dim Sum Series : Savoury Deep Fried Dumpling aka Ham Sui Gok (咸水饺/咸水角)

INTRODUCTION

I made a very serious mistake in this recipe.. Nothing wrong with the recipe, it is delicious and the whole family like the snack but I did not take the images immediately. It looks fluffy and appetizing when it

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Chinese Style of Deep Frying Peanuts (油炸酥脆花生)

INTRODUCTION

Deep fried peanuts sounds simple, it is just peanuts deep fried in some oil so as to get cooked and crispy peanuts.. But I have failed for the first time because I prepared this without any pointers. I prepared

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Salted Egg Yolk Potato Chips (金莎咸蛋薯片)

INTRODUCTION

An Indonesian rich tai tai phoned my wife and asked her to help to buy 10 bottles of salted egg yolk chips and couriered to Jakarta… She paid S$320 for the chips plus courier charges. That is the current

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Traditional Cantonese Auspicious New Year Goodies–Peanut Puff aka Kok Chai (油角,角仔)

INTRODUCTION

Trust me, all traditional recipes are straightforward and easy. This recipe is no exception. However, I do not think that I will prepare this in the near future as it is very laborious. It took me about 1 hour

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Mashed Breadfruit Fritters (Jemput Sukun, Kodok Sukun, Cekodok Sukun 炸面包果球)

INTRODUCTION

Breadfruit (or buah Sukun 面包果)  is a rather common fruit tree planted by Malaysian households especially in Kampung area. The leaves are very distinctively big and have a smooth whitish tree trunk. It can be as tall as few

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Chinese Style Deep Fried Prawn Fritters aka Cucur Udang (炸虾饼)

INTRODUCTION

Two years ago, I prepared cucur udang or prawn fritters but I have forgotten to issue the recipe. Now, I can’t locate the set of pictures. Since I bought one kilogram of prawns a few days ago, I have

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Putu Mayam aka Putu Mayang aka Idiyappam (இடியாப்ப‌ம்)
Traditional Shell Snacks?–Kuih Siput (螺旋饼) 36
Traditional Shell Snacks?–Kuih Siput (螺旋饼)

 

INTRODUCTION

I had tried some very nice and tasty Kuih Siput last Chinese New Year when I was in Kuching. It is slightly crunchy , curry flavoured and is a savoury snack. I like it that prompted me to

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