Chinese Peanut and Sesame Pancake (花生和芝麻烧饼)

INTRODUCTION

A Teochew granny in Singapore knew that I love to taste authentic Teochew kuih and she took the pain to  arrange her relatives from Shantou, China to bring me this unsightly kuih all the way from China. By the

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Borneo Sour Brinjal aka Terung Dayak or Terong Assam

INTRODUCTION

I shared with a Facebook Group in Sarawak in the following manner and that spelt out how I felt issuing this post. It attracted quite a number of likes and comments in the post. From what is being discussed,

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Preserved Radish Omelette aka Cai Poh Nerng (干煎菜脯蛋)

INTRODUCTION

This is a humble household dish that I think most Chinese families in the region will also know how to cook.. This dish simple and fast and most families cooked this dish to go with porridge because of the

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Classic French Almond Friands (杏仁费南雪)

INTRODUCTION

It is such a coincidence that when I bought my Madeleine mould at the bakery shop, I also stumbled across some cheap oval shape baking tins. i bought 10 of them with the unit price of 55 cents per

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Hong Kong Supreme Soya Sauce Fried Noodles (豉油皇炒面)

INTRODUCTION

While Singapore and Malaysia breakfast items have economy fried noodles, Hong Kong has this very humble soya sauce fried noodles. It is very humble as the flavour of the noodles is purely from soya sauce and you can easily

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An Healthier Alternative : Oatcakes or Oatmeal Biscuits (燕麦饼干)

INTRODUCTION

When I was stationed in Shanghai, I needed to work a lot of overtimes.  One of the snacks that I like is the oatmeal biscuits and that is how I started to like this biscuit. I like it because

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Basic Sponge Cake (基本海绵蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

I prepared a cake, it is a successful cake, but as I do not know how to cut it across, it make my cake cut with unevenness. I tried to decorate the cake into a simple Victoria Sponge cake,

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Glutinous Rice Coated Meatballs aka Pearl Meatballs (珍珠丸子)

INTRODUCTION

There is nothing to shout about this simple recipe. This is a traditional Hubei cuisine that is quite common in China Chinese restaurants. Due to its round and beautiful exterior, it was prepared during big reception dinner signifying reunion

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Chinese Style of Pan Fry Whole Fish (干煎鱼)

INTRODUCTION

I am rather unsure why I am issuing this post. I just find that i need to keep a record of this simple fish frying techniques that I know so that one day, possibly my kids will need this..

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Indonesia Padang Thick Herbs Omelette–Telor Dadar Padang Tebal (印尼香辣厚蛋饼)

INTRODUCTION

Ah ma asked me what I was cooking, I said I was cooking omelette. She saw the ingredients and started to make comments :”Aiyah, why your fried eggs have chilli, cannot put flour lah.. just egg is enough!” .

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