Category Archive: Chinese

Oct
16

Soft Flat Rice Sheet Noodles in Clear Stock

Fresh Soft Kuey Teow Soup with Soy Chicken

This dish tastes so Tasty & Delicious and suitable for a light lunch. Boil up a simple stock base soup, eg. from chicken bones or anchovies. In the clear soup or stock, you add in some Fresh Flat-Rice Sheet Noodles that you can buy from the Grocery shops! They come in a big slab and …

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Oct
07

Mix & Match Vegetarian Dishes.

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Last Tuesday, I cooked something vegetarian for myself! Main dish was firm Tofu with Braised Mock Duck and Fermented Chilly and Black Beans, quickly stir-fried with Olive Oil. I had some Steamed Rice with Fresh Pineapple cubes and some Spices with Bay leaves cooked in it. Lovely aroma in my kitchen! Used Shallots as Garnish …

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Sep
22

Ginseng Chicken Soup.

Ginseng Soup with Chicken & Tofu.

Ginseng Chicken Soup. This is one of a nourishing soup one can have to keep up with one’s well being. I call it a Tonic, “pick me up,” herbal soup. The Koreans and Chinese use Ginseng for cooking as well as drink it as a tea. The Ginseng has such great medicinal values for Health, …

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Sep
01

Glutinous Rice Balls

Glutinous Rice Balls with Sweet Red Bean Paste.

These Black Glutinous Rice Balls were first dropped into hot boiling water and when they were cooked, they floated on the surface of the boiling water. They were then scooped up quickly and rolled onto grated Fresh Coconut or onto Roasted Sesame Seeds and served at room temperature. You can serve them as after dinner …

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Aug
01

Silken Tofu with Watercress Soup.

SilkenTofu with Water-cress Soup.

Here a very simple and easy to cook soup. It is also very delicious to drink and eat! I drink it from a Chinese porcelain spoon. Yes, you can drink soup like the Japanese if you like, from a dainty Soup bowl! The Tofu I have used here is the Silken type…..smooth and soft as …

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Jun
29

Stir-fried Prawns with Oyster’s Sauce.

Chilliy Prawns with Oysters sauce

All Seafood are rich in mineral salts. Prawns are a good protien source of food. However, some people are allergic to certain Seafood. The best way to clean prawns is to wash them under the running tap first in a corlander and let them drip dry a little. With clean hands, individually shell them and …

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Jun
27

Chinese Tea Eggs (Marbled Eggs)

Chinese Tea Eggs

Eggs play a big part in most or our menu and for some vegetarians too. Eggs lightly poached or half-boiled are easily digested and make very good Breakfast ingredients. Eggs can be cooked as Savouries or as Desserts and ways of cooking them are really most versatile! The albumen of white of egg is a …

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Jun
15

Nancy’s house pumpkin fried rice with prawns.

Nancy's house Pumpkin Fried Rice with Prawns.

Wash and soak 1 tablespoon dried prawns. Clean and shell, devein green prawns. Pound 2 cloves garlic, 1-2 hot bird-eyed chillies with 1 teaspoon Prawn paste(Belachan), remove onto dish. Lightly pound soaked dried prawns. Slice up thinly Spanish onion. The 2 eggs shown here has been fried into Omelette as shown in previous blog. Heat …

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May
23

Green Tea Pearls and Sweet Potatoes.

Green Tea Pearls and Sweet Potatoes in Light Syrup

“Dessert?  What! You call this dessert?” Yes! Please let me explain…..thank you! In most Asian countries the locals use all the ingredients that they can find to cook them into all sorts of variety of ways to present food, like “Si-fu,” (Master Chefs) themselves! We all admire our Elders and Parents that cook very well as …

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May
22

Mackerel Fish in Black bean n Fermented Soya Beans.

Mackerel simmered with Black Beans and Fermented Soya Beans.

Before it got dark last Friday evening, I decided to hurry to the Fish shop to buy some fish to cook for dinner. The shops are 15 mins, walk for me as I am bit slow! Yes, that would be like doing a brisk exercise for myself too, as I really needed it! So, off I went …

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