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Sweet Chilli Crab claws – Special

Sweet Chilli Crab claws – Special

When I was young, a long, long time ago my mother used to cook this dish for us five siblings. Sometimes she cooks with prawns and sometimes with lobsters which growing up in Kuching, Sarawak used to be very fresh from a friend of my […]

72 Hours Sousvide Beef Ribs @ 55°C

72 Hours Sousvide Beef Ribs @ 55°C

I was shopping in Costco few weeks back and saw they sell beef ribs! First time ever and I have been shopping there for a couple of years. I am not sure I am just unlucky in missing them or they only just started as […]

Soup Terjun (ABC soup)

Soup Terjun (ABC soup)

There are many many types of simple soups. Soup Terjun is one of the easiest and enjoyable when it’s summer and my garden is in bloom. To some people like myself the joy of harvesting from garden to table in a matter of minutes is […]

Snow Frog Jelly or ‘suet kap’ (in cantonese)

Snow Frog Jelly or ‘suet kap’ (in cantonese)

Tonight I am having suet kap for dinner. It has been such a long time and this is definitely nostalgic for me. Growing up I am excited every time I see the double boiler being used. I knew whatever in it would be good and […]

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is originally a Russian dish of sautéed pieces of beef served in a sauce made with sour cream. From its origins in mid-19th-century Russia, it has become a very popular dish around the world, with considerable variation from the original recipe. It is […]

Chicken Essence – The Real McCoy

Chicken Essence – The Real McCoy

A tribute to Mdm Wu Cheok Mei

Pea and Ham Hock soup

Pea and Ham Hock soup

It has been a long time I make Pea & Ham soup so I was very happy to see some freshly roasted ham hogs for sale from the supermarket. I quickly grabbed 2 last week but was not able to make use of them until […]

Crispy Prawns Fritters (cucuk udang)

Crispy Prawns Fritters (cucuk udang)

Last weekend a friend told me she has been hankering for cucuk udang. She asked me for my recipe and I realised that I have not made these for years. I am not sure if she meant just these crispy prawns ones which I love […]

Hakka Mui Choy with Pork Belly – 梅菜扣肉

Hakka Mui Choy with Pork Belly – 梅菜扣肉

With a Cantonese mother and a Hakka father I decided I have to cook this dish this way. I know, I know I deviated from traditions but I want to pay homage to both my parents. I blame it on lockdown. Too much time at […]

Cheese and Bacon Muffins

Cheese and Bacon Muffins

Savoury muffins are good lunchbox fillers for children