Parmigiana Eggplant or Eggplant Lasagne: Parmigiana di Melanzane (焗烤千层茄子)

INTRODUCTION

“Parmigiana (US /ˌpɑːrməˈʒɑːnə/, UK /ˌpɑːmɪˈdʒɑːnə/; Italian: [parmiˈdʒaːna]; also parmigiana di melanzane [parmiˈdʒaːna di melanˈdzaːne; -ˈtsa-], or melanzane alla parmigiana [melanˈdzaːne alla parmiˈdʒaːna; -ˈtsa-] or shortened as parmy, in American English called eggplant parmesan) is an Italian

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Dual Eggs Chinese Spinach aka Amaranth Soup (金银蛋苋菜汤)

INTRODUCTION

Actually I have a hard time to name this dish. While I knew locally we called this xian cai (苋菜)as spinach but I do not know why it is called as such. It does cause some misunderstandings to overseas

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Salted Fish Beansprouts (咸鱼豆芽)

INTRODUCTION

I was having dinner in a soya sauce chicken rice restaurant and we ordered a plate of salted fish bean sprouts. If my memories do not failed me, it cost us more than S$10 for a plate shared by

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Rainbow Vegetable Cubes (炒粒粒 aka 炒菜丁)

INTRODUCTION

My wife likes this dish because my mother in law cooked this rather often at home. However, during our initial years of setting up the family, I refused to cook the dish. The reason being it is very laborious

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Salted Egg Bitter Gourd (金沙苦瓜)

INTRODUCTION

This is a common dish in my house and is not invented by me. I first knew that bitter gourd blends well with salted eggs when my brother in law invited us to his house for dinner at least

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Sour Vegetable Minced Meat (酸菜炒肉燥)

INTRODUCTION

We were having lunch at a hawker centre and my wife ordered this dish, the stewed sour vegetable.

She told me she has not eaten this vegetable for years and I have also forgotten about this vegetable.. She said

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Oyster Sauce Braised Bitter Gourd (耗油焖苦瓜)

INTRODUCTION

I have shared quite a number of simple household recipes and received rather favourable responses and this make me wanted to share more of what I have prepared at home at dinner table.

This is a dish that we

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Auspicious Chinese Stewed Leek Dish (香蒜报喜)

INTRODUCTION

I am unsure if readers are aware, few weeks before Chinese New Year, wet markets and supermarkets are full of Chinese leek (蒜) Most families will buy some leek and keep in the fridge because it has some auspicious

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