Chawan Auspicious Harmonious Bun aka Ho Hup Bao (诏安 和合包)

INTRODUCTION

I bet you have never seen bun with such an unique shape. It is another type of lotus leaves bun. I have been holding this recipe for quite a while. The time when I was given the recipe, I

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Authentic Chawan Seafood And Meat Porridge aka Cat Porridge (诏安 猫仔糜)

INTRODUCTION

My dialect group is Chawan aka Zhao An (诏安),the town next to Chaozhou (潮州)and Shantou (汕头)。 While I have been sharing recipes for many dialect groups such as Teochew, Hakka and Cantonese , but it will be an injustice

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Teochew Fermented Bean Curd Mooncake (潮汕腐乳饼,粤式鸡仔饼)

Updated post on 15-802018

I have decided upload a new set of picture after I managed to get the mould from Taobao.

I have already sold almost 300 pieces non vegetarian version this year (2018) and will prepare another batch

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Zhao An (Chawan) Traditional Egg Crepe Meat Rolls (诏安蛋皮肉卷, 姜香猪肉蛋卷)

INTRODUCTION

When Ms. Patricia Ho posted this dish in my Chawan (Zhao An aka 诏安) dialect Facebook group, I am so excited because I have almost forgotten this dish. Ms. Ho has a lot of unique Chawan dishes that

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Chinese Traditional Glutinous Rice Rolled Cake (软糕,老妈糕, 老嫲糕, 香蕉糕)

INTRODUCTION

Every year after moon cake festival, this cake will start to appear in Facebook. The reason is simple because many family have leftover Gao Fen (糕粉) or cooked glutinous rice flour from the preparation of snow skin moon cake.

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Classic Indian Vegetarian Curry–Lentil Curry aka Curry Dhal (印度扁豆咖喱 பருப்பு குழம்பு)

INTRODUCTION

Since I issued the roti canai or pratha recipe, readers have been asking me for the recipe of curry dhal, a type of gravy usually served with roti canai in the Malaysian and Singaporean eating outlets. That is the 

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Taiwanese Traditional Mung Meat Minced Meat Moon Cake (台湾古早味月饼:绿豆椪)

INTRODUCTION

Many people believed that moon cakes are sweet, even overly sweet based on traditional moon cake perceptions. However, this is not true, not all moon cakes are sweet and one of the classic example of savoury moon cake is

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Snow Skin Mooncake without Gao Fen and Vegetable Shortening (没有白油及糕粉的冰皮月饼)

INTRODUCTION

Not everybody like snow skin moon cake and I am one of them. I do not like snow skin because of the Gao Fen (糕粉) which is the main ingredient of preparing snow skin moon cake though I have

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Japanese Croissant Shaped Salty Buttery Bread aka Shio Pan (ザルツシュタンゲン(塩パン), 日式盐奶油卷面包 或 盐可颂)

INTRODUCTION

My ex-colleagues insisted my wife bought Shio Pan from a local bakery and let me try. She gave me the shio pan and to be frank, I am not impressed with it as it is salty and rather tough.

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Classic Chinese Boiled Shrimps or Blanched Prawns (白灼虾)

INTRODUCTION

I do not think I need to introduce this dish and in fact, I also do not know how to promote this dish.

It is such a common prawn dish in my house when I was young   but the

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