Prawn Porridge (congee)

Two weeks ago, I share a meatball porridge recipe after trying it myself . Boy, it became an instant favorite! So the following weekend, I attempted another porridge and it too, became a new entry in my family's please-cook-again list. One may ask, why porridge every Sunday? The answer is pretty simple, I want everyone at home to enjoy a wholesome healthy dinner whilst I get my fair share no-fuss cooking, porridge fits the bill, perfectly. Since I was able to buy fresh prawns (shrimps) from the market, so it was really a no-brainer to cook porridge.

Toasted Baguette

It's been more than a week now since my last post. Been extremely busy with spring cleaning. Yes, although I have tried some new recipes at home but am sharing one for now. It's a very simple toasted baguette. Sounds easy, right? But I have tried more than 5 times before making the perfect toasted baguette. Pair it with a nice warm thick mushroom soup or simply dip it with a bowl of tangy tomato soup. Or... coarsely crush them to go with your favorite salad. I guarantee it won't disappoint.

Meatballs Porridge

There is nothing more satisfying than to cook a one-pot dish that meets the requirement of a balanced meal, easy to cook and delicious. My blog aims to provide all these in a single meal. Today, I am sharing a smooth porridge or congee with a mushroom, meat and carrot. You can also use he same meatball recipe for your noodles. So versatile, yet simple.

Haw Flake Drink

Have you heard of haw flakes? Okay, if you are an Asian, there is a high chance you have came across haw flakes as a common tangy disc snack wrapped in paper which is imported from China. It is still found in almost all Chinese medicine halls. This is actually made from a very sour fruit that has beneficial properties to our digestive system and packed with vitamins. I'm sharing this recipe today to ease the effect of overeating.

Tropical Shrimp and Tuna Pizza

I have been quite busy over the last few days. Surely stress of work is building up and what i really look forward to share are food we can prepare in a jiffy, tastebud-friendly and most of all, balanced diet to keep us going. Today, I'm sharing a simple pizza idea which we can prepare very easily at home and will leave your kids begging for more.

Caramel Pork with Onions

Judging by the name of the dish, one probably can guess that this dish is slightly sweet. Which is not wrong, therefore, this very appetizing dish can be served with steamed rice or plain bun (mantao). I was inspired to cook my version of this dish after tasting it at a famous Hokkien restaurant. One word to describe, YUMS!

Barley and Winter Melon Drink

Barley has always been a popular ingredient for a common Chinese coffeeshop drink which can mildly expel heat and balance our bodily fluid to keep us well-hydrated. You will be surprised to know how easy it is to make this drink at home at a fraction of what you pay at the coffeeshops. Ok, let's get started.

Stir Fried Kailan (Qing Chow)

Am sharing a common dish we order at the typical mom and pop Chinese restaurant, stir fried kailan. Although the cooking method is just stir frying, but am also sharing tips of preparing and cutting kailan in this post. It's another easy but tasty dish on the way to your dining table!

Romaine Lettuce and Seaweed Soup

I had a very exhausting day yesterday and wished to prepare a quick hearty meal to soothe my hunger pang, fulfilling the recommendations by the food pyramid. Yes, you know what I mean. Am sharing this super simple soup today so you can have your dinner ready in a matter of minutes.