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Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

The pipa ( Chinese: 琵琶) pronounced as ‘pee-pah’ is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, belonging to the plucked category of instruments. Sometimes called the Chinese lute, the instrument has a pear-shaped wooden body with a varying number of frets ranging from 12 to 26. Pipa toufo […]

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

It is without a doubt that if you want to eat something to your taste or if you are fussy with your food then you have to learn to make it yourself. I have to admit I am quite fussy though my close friends will […]

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 […]

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 are some, I will always buy a couple of kg bag and store in my freezer. There is not much point buying fresh yam in […]

Lap Mei Fan Preserved (Waxed) Meat Rice 臘味飯

Lap Mei Fan Preserved (Waxed) Meat Rice 臘味飯

I have been wanting to eat this for a long time. Especially the burnt bits at the bottom. Finally make it with the lap mei (assorted waxed meats my sister-in-law sent me all the way from Malaysia. Craving satisfied. Because I do not have a […]

Chinese Dumpling Soup (Sui Kow) 水餃

Chinese Dumpling Soup (Sui Kow) 水餃

A friend recently is very interested in learning this dish. Maybe because she sees I eat a lot of this. It’s my go to lazy dish. When I am wrapping, I tend to wrap a big batch and bagged them into my freezer. Then when […]

Steamed Yam Cake – Kuih Keladi 蒸芋头糕 – special

Steamed Yam Cake – Kuih Keladi 蒸芋头糕 – special

Steamed Yam Cake – Kuih Keladi 蒸芋头糕.- special. I had a week of holiday with my outlaws and I have had enough of western food. Really desperate for kuih. So today decided to steam a yam cake. I bought a packet of yam a couple […]

Simply chicken wings 3 ways – Special

Simply chicken wings 3 ways – Special

Sometimes I have crazy fancy ideas. I blame it all on watching the never ending cookery programs on television.  As a housewife who has had no training whatsoever, if I can cook this at home I am sure everyone can. I really love doing this […]