Agar Agar is not the same as Agak Agak… Agar Agar is Red Algae !! 32
Agar Agar is not the same as Agak Agak… Agar Agar is Red Algae !!

 

INTRODUCTION

Agar Agar is a Malay word for red algae, apparently it has been accepted as an English word. It is hard for a lay man like me to explain agar agar, so  as usual, I will quote Wikipedia’s

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Nostalgic Soup Than Can’t Erase From My Mind–Chinese Style Potatoes Soup 37
Nostalgic Soup Than Can’t Erase From My Mind–Chinese Style Potatoes Soup

Updated Post on 9-10-2014

I have prepared the soup again today and have some new picture taking. However, today when I prepared the soup, as I am running out of time, I have decided to by pass the sautéing of

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What? Baked Your Rice? Yes, Try Carbonara Cheesy Bacon Baked Rice (培根白酱烤饭)

INTRODUCTION

The main staple food for Asians are rice. We have rice porridge, fried rice, plain white rice, steamed rice, braised rice ….. But we seldom have baked rice.

Bake is usually associated with oven which is rather uncommon to

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Snake Tongue Tea? Gosh.. I Am Going Away……白花蛇舌草罗汉果茶 24
Snake Tongue Tea? Gosh.. I Am Going Away……白花蛇舌草罗汉果茶

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes that the body is in its best condition when the Yin and Yang is balanced. I am no expert in this field but being  a Chinese, I was “brainwashed” about the need to cleanse /balance

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Salted Vegetable Duck Soup (咸菜鸭)– A Quick and Easy Way to Prepare This Traditional Soup Dish

INTRODUCTION

This is a soup dish that I have always craved for it。 It is rather extraordinary as not many Fujian Chinese soup dish are as sour as this dish。 However, it is a well liked dish that most Chinese

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Special - What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 22-7-2013–Korma Chicken (科尔马鸡肉) 25
Special – What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 22-7-2013–Korma Chicken (科尔马鸡肉)

    

UPDATED POST ON 16-2-2015 – Update with another set of images since i cooked the dish today.

On 22 July, 2013, white rice served with:

  1. Korma Vegetable and Chicken       (蔬菜及鸡肉科尔马)
  2. Blanched Ladies Finger                 (青烫羊角豆)
  3. Chinese Cabbage (Napa) Soup       ( 大白菜汤)
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Hey, This is not Italian Meat Rolls, It Is Chinese Meat Rolls Called Ngoh Hiang 24
Hey, This is not Italian Meat Rolls, It Is Chinese Meat Rolls Called Ngoh Hiang (五香肉卷)

INTRODUCTION

This post is sharing the Chinese version of meat rolls or Ngoh Hiang. It is different from the meat roll in Western cuisines such as the Italian meat rolls. Usually, minced meat (usually pork) and prawns were used and

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