Youtiao or Chinese Crullers – ( 油条)

Updated post on 18-5-2016

Today i have updated recipe 2 which is the most satisfactory batch i have prepared. It is rather time consuming but it uses very little raising agent. The youtiao have much more holey structure when compare

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A Steamed Cake That Brings Fond Memories–Black Tortoise Cake or O Ku Kueh (黑龟粿) 54
A Steamed Cake That Brings Fond Memories–Black Tortoise Cake or O Ku Kueh (黑龟粿)

Updated post on 13/3/2015 – new picture taking

INTRODUCTION

This is a rather special type of steamed glutinous rice cake of my dialect, Chawan or Zhao An (诏安). It is usually prepared for the Chin Ming Festival and Hungry Ghost

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Another Simple Hawker Dish– Oyster Omelette (耗蛋,耗煎) 32
Another Simple Hawker Dish– Oyster Omelette (耗蛋,耗煎)

INTRODUCTION

This is another type of hawker food commonly found in Singapore..It is sold usually together with those stalls that sell the fried carrot cake. This is another of our favourite hawker dish of Teochew origin.

There are many versions

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An Eastern Europe Traditional Cupcake–Chocolate and Coffee Cupcake - prajitura cu crema de ciocolata si cafea 70
An Eastern Europe Traditional Cupcake–Chocolate and Coffee Cupcake – prajitura cu crema de ciocolata si cafea

INTRODUCTION

I read this recipe in a Singaporean library with great interest.. The recipe amazed me because of its simplicity and the special toppings. It was from a book on Bulgaria and Poland cuisines. It was written in the book

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Light Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Ganache 41
Light Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Ganache

INTRODUCTION

I do not have much to write about this cake. This is a light chocolate cake that is suitable to use as a base for cake decoration.

It is a recipe of my own unlike chiffon , it is

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Another Singapore Malaysia Hawker Food–Chwee Kueh or Steamed Rice Cake With Preserved Radish

UPDATED POST ON 8-11-2014

This updated post is to simplify the preparation of chwee kuih using microwave oven. It needs only about 2 minutes (depending on the thickness) of the kuih you want. The advantages of using microwave version are:

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Fish Maw Napa Cabbage Soup

INTRODUCTION

This will be a simple post targeted at new house chef. It is a post that was queued in my pipeline for at least 2 months since Chinese New Year. Napa cabbage soup can be a presentable soup to

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Single Proofing Bread Loaf With Addition of Tapioca Flour For Texture Enhancement 57
Single Proofing Bread Loaf With Addition of Tapioca Flour For Texture Enhancement

INTRODUCTION

There are two important points in this sharing, one is the replacing part of the bread flour with tapioca flour to enhance the bread texture and the other is the use of single proofing method to cut short the

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Home Made Sauces, Pickles and Preserved Items . 17
Home Made Sauces, Pickles and Preserved Items .

 

INTRODUCTION

This is a compilation of common sauces, preserved vegetables, pickles and etc. targeted at house chefs.   It is definitely not a bad choice to prepare home made sauces though outsourcing some items can be cheaper at times. One

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Let’s Made This Dim Sum Cake At Home–Ma La Gao/Ma Lai Gao (马来糕) 32
Let’s Made This Dim Sum Cake At Home–Ma La Gao/Ma Lai Gao (马来糕)

UPDATED POST ON 17 AUGUST 2014

Please scroll down towards the end for an updated recipe and images. These Ma La Gao was prepared on 17-8-2014 as a gift to relatives and kids breakfast. It had a finer texture than

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