Category: Asian

Simply Chicken Floss

Simply Chicken Floss

My hubby is a big fan of chicken breasts. He was so happy when I told him the Sunday passed we are going to Costco to get some chicken breasts. The typical Englishman that he is, is a huge fan of chicken breasts as they […]

Mee Siam – special

Mee Siam – special

Every year during hubby’s birthday I will cook a special meal for his departmental colleagues which is usually around 15 to 20 people. That is all I can manage as the entire building will have a couple of hundreds personnel! (pre pandemic) Everyone does the […]

Serunding Daging (Spiced Beef Floss)

Serunding Daging (Spiced Beef Floss)

On my last trip back to Devon, where I lived for close to a decade originally, a long time close friend gave me 2 huge lump of beef. A beef rump which I have portioned into steaks, cooked SousVide and a topside which I have […]

Tamarind eggs

Tamarind eggs

I was wondering for days what to do with the balance of the eggs I got from Devon. Last week my son came back from a visit to his Nanny and he brought me a dozen eggs from Okehampton town. He asked the vendor if […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chicken Essence – The Real McCoy

Chicken Essence – The Real McCoy

A tribute to Mdm Wu Cheok Mei

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 […]