Category: Asian

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Stir fry rice vermicelli with dried shrimps

Stir fry rice vermicelli with dried shrimps

Stir fry rice vermicelli with dried shrimps. My comfort food. While away for the last 3 weeks this is the dish I wanted to eat most. A simple rice vermicelli stir fry. Woke up early today and could not get back to sleep. So I […]

Salmon Fried Rice

Salmon Fried Rice

Hubby always order salmon fried rice if we go to a sushi restaurant. We have been eating out lately and he had ordered this twice. Today I have decided to cook this dish for his lunch as I have some salmon fillets in my freezer. […]

Cantonese Century Egg and Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

Cantonese Century Egg and Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

Cantonese Century Egg and Pork Congee – Pei Tan Chok ( 皮蛋瘦肉粥 ) is a very warming meal. I call this a meal, not a dish as it is a whole meal in a bowl. Warm and satisfying, nourishing and comforting. Once in a while […]

Spicy Kiam Chai Buey (Sour Mustard Greens) 酸辣菜尾

Spicy Kiam Chai Buey (Sour Mustard Greens) 酸辣菜尾

This is a dish that grows on me. That is to say the older I get the more I appreciate this dish. However I am fussy and I like it only if it’s cook ‘fresh’ and not like my ex mother in law. I have […]

Traditional Cantonese Crispy Roast pork belly – Siu Yuk, 脆皮烧肉.

Traditional Cantonese Crispy Roast pork belly – Siu Yuk, 脆皮烧肉.

Traditional Cantonese Crispy Roast pork belly – Siu Yuk, 脆皮烧肉, is my daughter favourite of all Chinese roast dishes. She can never have enough of Cantonese Crispy Roast Pork Belly aka Siu Yuk and will eat it everyday. However normally after marinating and roasting it […]

KamPua Mee & Kolok Mee Pok

KamPua Mee & Kolok Mee Pok

KamPua Mee, Mee Pok, Kolok Mee, Hakka Mee, Kon Loh Mee, Mi Kolok, by any other names, in any other dialects are all basically dry flavoured noodles. There is something about dried flavoured noodles that is so comforting to an Asian and especially to one […]