Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar
28

Soft Tofu in Fermented Soya Bean Curd.

Fotu with Fermented Soy Beans.

Try cooking this Vegetarian Tofu dish which I cooked for my family, as it is healthy and tasty to eat with Steamed or Boiled Rice. I had used soft Tofu, Golden mushrooms, some chopped Chinese Mustard leaves with some mashed up Fermented Soya Bean-curd with chillies. Lightly fry some chopped garlic with a dash of …

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Mar
17

Purple Yam Cake

Purple Yam Cake

The local Malaysian or Asian Yam Cake is normally steamed or baked with grated yam, coconut milk and lots of sugar to sweeten the cake. The Malays and Nonyas in Malaysia call it “Kueh Binka.” When beaten eggs are added to the mixture before it is baked, it enriches the texture, adds richness and makes …

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Mar
16

Wholemeal Tortillas with Mushrooms/Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Wholemeal Tortillas with Spicy Mushrooms

These tortillas tasted good one morning when I sauteed some fresh mushrooms with some chopped garlic, and ginger and some crushed chillies. I added some Funegreek leaves and a dash of Turmeric powder and some Soya Sauce. Serve it with any chutney of your choice makes it taste even better! The wholemeal tortillas were pan-fried …

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Mar
01

Some Chinese Medicinal Barks!

Chinese Medicinal barks

These are such interesting barks of different shapes, sizes and colours commonly used in Chinese Traditional remedies! I came across them as I was “window shopping” out of curiosity in a Chinese Herbalist shop one afternoon. On enquiry, the Herbalist told me that these barks are good for general blood circulation in our bodies, best …

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