Classic Sichuan Dish – Ants Climbing a Tree (蚂蚁上树)

INTRODUCTION

“Ants Climbing a Tree (simplified Chinese: 蚂蚁上树; traditional Chinese: 螞蟻上樹) is a classic Sichuan dish in Chinese cuisine.Additional names for the dish include “Ants climb tree”, “ants climbing up a tree”, “ants on the tree”, “ants creeping up a

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Manicai Fried Beehoon (树籽菜炒米粉)

INTRODUCTION

This is an unique Sarawak noodle dish that is only  common nowadays. It was not that common when I was a kid. We did prepare cangkuk manis with noodles and my mum usually prepared it in a soupy form

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Nonya Kapitan Chicken Curry – Ayam Kapitan (甲必丹咖喱鸡)

INTRODUCTION

One reader was asking me whether I have Chinese Ah Ma style of curry recipe… She said she had purchase a lot of ready premix but it just doesn’t taste the same compared to her granny cooked. I told

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Homemade Lard–Water Boiling Method (水煮猪油)

INTRODUCTION

Many people missed granny’s cooking and they cannot replicate exactly the taste primarily because of two ingredients. Granny uses lard and MSG that most households are not using it because we were brainwashed that these two things are bad

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Pickled Lettuce Stewed Meat (罐头菜心焖肉)

INTRODUCTION

Every time when I wanted to issue a recipe, I will have to decide what is the purpose of the post. Will the readers be interested? Will it be too easy and is there any readers who will try?

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Steamed Scallops with Luffa (干贝丝瓜)

INTRODUCTION

We used to eat braised luffa or sponge gourd and granny usually braised the luffa until very soft that melts in the mouth. That is why, most of us think that luffa cooking time will need to be very

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Steamed Soda Crackers Nestum Cake (苏打饼麦片蒸糕)

Updated post on 11-1-2017

I have decided to prepare this cake for Chinese New Year. I only cut some for picture taking and 80% of the cake will be wrapped in clingy wrap tightly and send to the freezer. When

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Blachan Chicken or Prawn Paste Chicken (虾酱鸡)

INTRODUCTION

I think most people will know this famous “xia jiang jib (虾酱鸡) or Har Jeong Gai or prawn paste chicken. It is such a welcoming dish in the Tze Char stores and quite an famous fried chicken dish. Due

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Mandarin Orange Jam (橘子酱)

INTRODUCTION

Every Chinese New Year, my house will be full of mandarin oranges. I am sure other families are facing the same problem.

This Chinese New Year, I only bought 10 mandarin oranges. When I did my gift sending, the

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Simplest Traditional Jidangao or Steamed Sponge Cake (简易传统鸡蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

Many younger readers are very confused the two types of prosperity cakes: Huat Kuih (发糕) and Jidangao (kuey nerng Ko 鸡蛋糕) . They are both different in term of taste and texture and most important of all, all these

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