Category: Side Dish

Crispy Pork Belly with Cincalok (Heh Ya Kay Char Pui Bak Bak)

Crispy Pork Belly with Cincalok (Heh Ya Kay Char Pui Bak Bak)

This is a dish I have a craving for few times a year. Cincalok Pork belly. I was so blessed to be the recipient of a beautiful jar of this goodness from a friend. I almost want to put it by my pillow and sleep […]

Fried Yam Cake

Fried Yam Cake

I simply love yam. It is hard to get nice Chinese yam with the purple specks in UK. when there is I will always buy a couple of kg bag and store in my freezer. There is not much point buying fresh yam in UK […]

Sweetcorn kennels, meat balls and liver soup

Sweetcorn kennels, meat balls and liver soup

Once in a while I have a hankering to boil this soup. It brings me down memory lane when my father would take us to this restaurant in the middle of Pandungan Roak, Kuching, Sarawak. No matter what dishes the parents ordered, there will always […]

Pomelo, Prawn and Cellophane (bean thread) noodles salad – Special

Pomelo, Prawn and Cellophane (bean thread) noodles salad – Special

Pomelo, prawns and cellophane noodles salads is my final decision. A friend gave me a pomelo a couple of weeks ago and I have been wondering what to do with it. I know that some medicines may interact dangerously with pomelos and some pomelo hybrids, […]

Chinese pork jerky (Yok Kon, Long Yok, Bak Kwa)

Chinese pork jerky (Yok Kon, Long Yok, Bak Kwa)

I started making Bak Kwa on my second year in UK. I was so desperate to eat. I remembered making it in the middle of winter. There was no sun to be seen. What to do? Needs must. πŸ˜€ I rolled and used the oven […]

Crispy curly purple kale

Crispy curly purple kale

Crispy curly purple kale. From garden to tummy in 30 minutes all because I wanted some snack and I went over board with planting kale this year.  The hubby has been muttering how can we eat that much curly kale but I have been ignoring […]

Salt & Pepper chicken gizzards ιΉ½ε’Œθƒ‘ζ€’ι›žθƒ— – Special

Salt & Pepper chicken gizzards ιΉ½ε’Œθƒ‘ζ€’ι›žθƒ— – Special

One of my vices is chicken gizzards. It’s not often that I can buy them here in the UK. Sometimes I do not see any fresh ones for more than a year. They can usually be found in Chinatown but I seldom travel down to […]

Gyoza 逃子 – Special

Gyoza 逃子 – Special

Gyoza? Jiaozi? (逃子). The original Japanese or Chinese dumplings or even pot stickers in America?  I once made Malaysian currypuffs for hubby’s work as they were having a training day by a gentlemen from the US. He took one look at my currypuffs and pronounced β€˜I love these pot stickers’ Needless […]