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This dish has a very special meaning to me. It reminds me of my Late Grandma and Mama, both of Penang Origin. Ever since they left, I never had this dish again… until my Penang- born hubby made this dish during one of our family dinner. And I knew it from […]

Penang Orh Tau Yew Bak (Dark Soy Sauce Pork Belly ...


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Tom Yum Goong, is a popular dish in Thailand ~ a.k.a Spicy and Sour Soup. This is definitely my favourite Thai Dish, pack with the 5 flavors burst – Salty, sweet, spicy, sour and umami. I have very high expectation on Tom Yum Soup and i never like the cube/paste […]

Tom Yum Goong (Thai Spicy & Sour Soup)


Mentaiko Udon 明太子うどん (Spicy Cod Roe Udon) is one of my favourite dishes in Japanese cuisine. Actually I love any dishes with mentaiko but this is definitely my favourite mentaiko dish. I love the combination of the springy udon texture and the salty creamy cod roe with a hint of spiciness […]

QQ Mentaiko Udon 明太子うどん (Spicy Cod Roe Udon)



I have been experimenting on this dish for quite a while to get the perfect authentic taste of Hong Kong. And trust me, this recipe is a keeper! Hong Kong Chu Hou Braised Brisket (with/without tendon), 港式炆牛腩 or 港式焖牛腩, is a popular Cantonese Dish, made with Chu Hou(柱侯) Sauce, that one must definitely […]

Hong Kong Chu Hou Braised Brisket 港式柱侯炆牛腩 Recipe & Tips ...


Soy Sauce Chicken, traditionally a Cantonese Dish, a.k.a 豉油鸡 where the chicken is poached in spices infused soy sauce marinade.  Though a simple dish, one of the stall selling soy sauce chicken was awarded 1 Michelin Star for their flavorsome, toothsome Soy Sauce Chicken. I love the flavor of this dish […]

Silky Smooth Poached Soy Sauce Chicken 


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Hokkien Mee – Stir Fried Noodles with Seafood is a “proudly Made in Singapore” Dish and I love it! I posted a recipe earlier on making this dish by making the broth with prawn head and brew the broth for about 10 mins…… Well.. not everyone have a stash of prawn […]

Brothy Claypot Hokkien Noodle with Sio Bak (Easy Version)



This is one of my favourite childhood dish! Ah ma always cooked it during Birthdays of our family members or when I pulled her sleeve and requested for it. I will just stand beside the stove while she was making it a and enjoying every single steps. My Taiwanese friend […]

Grandma’s Hokkien Glutinous Rice 阿嬷的古早味福建油饭 


Who don’t love this sloppy mess ~ Rice smoothered in messy Hainanese Curry and braised gravy, accompanied by Five spices Hainanese Pork Cutlet, Braised Wings & Cabbage stew aka Chap Chye! The taste from my late papa on the table. Making this meal can finish within an hour. Just need to […]

Hainanese Curry Rice with Scissors Cut Hainanese Pork Chop


I love steaks! Steak is fantastic on its own. And it just get even better when pair with an awesome steak sauce. Here’s 3 steak sauces that I personally love eating with my steak and this will really wow your guests too! Cognac Cream Sauce A extra teaspoon of Cognac […]

Steak Sauces – Cream Cognac, Steak Hollandaise & Bacon Chili



Chinese New Year is around the corner and Reunion Dinner is definitely one of the most looking forward day of the season! With a table spread with dishes of delectable food and the aroma from these dishes wafted past your nose the moment you open the door! Here are some […]

Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Ideas


This is the reason that always get me crossing the bridge to our neighbouring country – Malaysia (Johor Bahru) and of course only to my favourite stall – Shoon Huat Ba Kut Teh @ Taman Sentosa (顺发肉骨茶). The reason I love their Ba Kut Teh is because their Ba Ku […]

JB Style Ba Kut Teh – DIY Herbal Sachet! & ...


Ho Ho Ho! It’s our favourite period of the year! With lots of parties, gathering and of course not forgetting the delactable spread during this festive period. With the invites on hand and yet scratching your head on what to prepare and bring along for the parties and gathering? Not to […]

Christmas Party Ideas & Food Recipes



  I love Congee! Especially those thick, smooth and creamy kind like the Cantonese version one. This Cantonese-Style Salted Chicken Congee with Sesame Oil & Rice Wine (港式麻油酒香咸鸡粥) is a very simple dish using simple ingredient – congee with marinated salted chicken with a touch of rice wine and sesame oil as a finishing. However, the aroma […]

Silky Smooth Cantonese-Style Salted Chicken Congee with Sesame Oil & ...



  Thai Style Braised Pork Leg on Rice (Khao Kha Moo ข้าวขาหมู) is a must eat street food when you are in Thailand. It is definitely an influnced by Chinese and Thai further elevate this dish with their own herbs and seasoning. It is braised until the meat is super tender […]

Thai Style Braised Pork Leg on Rice (Khao Kha Moo ...



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We each have a love affair with Wings. And this is definitely one of our Singaporean’s favourite – Hawker Style BBQ Chicken Wings. Ultra-flavourful Soy Marinated Wings, grill over charcoal until perfectly charred. Squeezed lime juice over the glistering charred wings and dipped with Sambal Chili Sauce. A dish worth […]

Singapore Hawker Style BBQ Chicken Wings


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Gyeran Jjim, a Korean Style Steamed egg, that was cooked in a Korean Earthernware Pot and straight over the stove instead steaming in a steamer. This dish is usually served as a side dish (Banchan) in Korean Restaurant. I have eaten many version of this Korean Steamed Egg and the best […]

Light, Fluffy & Soupy Korean Steamed Egg – Gyeran Jjim ...


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Char Siew (Chinese Barbeque Roast Pork) is a popular dish in Cantonese Cuisine, typically sweet, sticky and red (due to red food colouring). It’s a dish that is always well-received by everyone from kids and adults to our old folks. To achieve this plate of glistering, sticky, perfectly caramelized Char […]

Hong Kong Style Char Siew (Chinese Barbeque Roast Pork)



  Super love this Stew! This is another creation that was inspired by a Cafe – Populus Cafe. This is definitely not any Mediocre Beef Stew! The 1st time we had this stew, we were surprised by how flavorful and how my fork slipped through the ultra tender beef with […]

The Best Beef Cheek Stew Ever



  Pho (pronounced as Fuh) is a Vietnamese “Kway Teow” Soup with flat rice noodle, swimming in a bowl of rich and flavourful broth that is traditionally brewed for hours with spices and herbs. I’m a fan of Vietnamese Pho and will had it every week during my 4 years in Melbourne, […]

20 Minutes Authentic Vietnamese Beef Pho