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Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Today I cooked Hainanese Chicken Rice, cooked the traditionally way. Both my children are at home today and my son though very western in his taste does enjoy chicken rice. So mummy is going to spoil everyone. I have tried cooking and tasting this, with […]

Salted duck eggs crisps

Salted duck eggs crisps

I was having coffee with a friend’s husband when we were chatting about salted eggs crispy. He mentioned that he had some amazing ones in Singapore but they were so expensive. That actually got me thinking as I have a balance of 3 salted eggs […]

Beehive Cookies

Beehive Cookies

Beehive cookies or Honeycomb cookies or Phang Siew Kueh or Kuih Rose is normally eaten and served to visitors during Chinese New Year. It can be a bit difficult to make until you get the oil at the right temperature, the mould at the right […]

Brandy Butter Chocolate & Coffee marble cake – special

Brandy Butter Chocolate & Coffee marble cake – special

I have never hidden the fact that I prefer my cake naked. If it has to have a filling then I prefer it with fresh cream. I do not like a lot of icing, fondant, marzipan etc etc. However I like a bit of butter […]

Char Koay Kark – Fried Rice Cakes/Cubes Plain

Char Koay Kark – Fried Rice Cakes/Cubes Plain

As a young teenager growing up in Kuching, Sarawak my father took us out for supper few days a week. I do realized how extremely lucky my siblings and I were now. One such supper is this Char Koay Kark . This recipe is for […]

Rich Brandy Butter Cake – Special

Rich Brandy Butter Cake – Special

When we were growing up, my sibling and I, the five of us enjoys my mother’s butter cakes and often we have to fight over the last few pieces. Now I can laugh about it but I remember then there were even tears! This is […]

Crab cakes

Crab cakes

I made another dish with some of my crab meat. This time I made a very simple crab cakes recipe. I did not coat my crab cakes with breadcrumbs as I am not a big fan of bread crumbed stuff really. If you do not […]

Potted crab with a hint of lemon

Potted crab with a hint of lemon

I bought a huge English crab from Devon and I used the boiling method to dispatch it to crab heaven and then painstakingly picked all the meat. One of the dish I made from some of the meat is potted crab. This is extremely easy […]

Mock glass noodles soup 冬粉汤 with shark fin melon

Mock glass noodles soup 冬粉汤 with shark fin melon

A friend gave me a shark fin melon and I have been waiting to do something special with it besides just soup and tong sui. I was chatting to a friend last week and she told me that she simply loves this melon and could […]

Fried and Roasted chicken wings

Fried and Roasted chicken wings

I have been hankering for chicken wings for the past month. I have eaten twice outside but they left me wanting. I did not want the fried ones thickly coated with batter nor do I want the Korean type smothered with sickly sweet sticky sauce. […]