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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

Braised tofu pop with pork belly in black-beans sauce

Braised tofu pop with pork belly in black-beans sauce

My hubby has a love affair with black-beans but he only appreciate the whole black-beans that I marinated overnight with rice wine/sherry and fresh chillies, not the commercial packets or jarred mushy ones. He knows how to enjoy his black-beans! He is a connoisseur of […]

Chicken Katsu Curry

Chicken Katsu Curry

Those who know me well know that I do NOT like Katsu curry at all. However my boy loves it as he is not a spicy fan. He doesn’t mind Katsu styled curry though as the ‘heat’ is all right for him. Recently he has […]

Vegetarian Goose 素鵝

Vegetarian Goose 素鵝

On the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year, I fried vermicelli noodles with vegetarian mock duck/goose. However hubby was not really impressed. He said it did not taste of much except sweetness. He is terrible. kekekekeke As I am not fully well and having […]

My Covid19 experiences

My Covid19 experiences

It is with trepidation that I am putting my experiences to paper and posting this in my blog. This is because unscrupulous persons are already trying their best to sell me things ‘that will cure me of Covid19’. This is really annoying. I do not […]