Saturday, 18 January 2014


Bak Kwa - 肉干

Very proud of the result. It tasted good!!
500g minced meat (fatty type )
4 tablespoon

of sugar
2 tablespoon of soy sauce
2 tablespoon of shaoxing wine
1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
2 tablespoon of molasses
1tsp of five spices
1.5 tbsp of plum sauce

Mix well till gluey. Cover and put into the fridge for 4 hours or more.

Lay a layer of aluminium foil on a baking tray. Spread the meat out into thin layer (thickness dependent on your preference). bake in the oven for 5-7 minutes at 140C. Remove and place the meat on the aluminium wire mesh. Grill at 140C for 7 minutes, flip over and grill for another 7 minutes. Remove the meat from the oven and leave to dry (an hour). If there is some sauce, brush it on the meat. Set the oven at 200C, grill for 5 minutes, flip over and grill for another 5 minutes (look at the color, if required grill it for longer)


上铺一层铝箔上的烤盘上。散布肉伸到薄层(厚度取决于你的喜好)。烘烤在烤箱中5-7分钟,在140℃。取出并放置肉在铝丝网。烧烤在140℃7分钟,翻转和烧烤的另外7分钟。从烤箱中取出的肉,留下干燥(一个小时)。如果有一些酱汁,刷在肉上。将烤箱以200℃,烧烤5分钟,翻转和 烧烤的5分钟(看颜色,如果需要烧烤它更长的时间)

Thursday, 16 January 2014

五香卤鸡- five spices braised chicken

五香卤鸡- five spices braised chicken

1 tsp five spices
2 star Anise
1 whole chicken - divide into half
1 cinnamon stick
rock sugar (did not measure)
2 tbsp Chinese rose wine
3tbsp of Dark Soy sauce
3-4 tbsp of light soy sauce
2 stalks of spring onions - divide into four portions
3-4 slices of ginger
4 cloves of garlic

In a wok, add oil. When hot, add in the spring onions, garlic and ginger. Stir fry till slightly crispy. Add water (enough to cover the chicken). Add the rest of the ingredients. Bring to boil and lower the heat. Cover and simmer for 30 mins. Turn every 15 minutes. Best to leave overnight and serve the next day. The sauce can be used for to sauté mushrooms , Sea cucumber and also for dried noodles or simply drizzle on steam rice!!

Wednesday, 15 January 2014




2 Large chicken Drumsticks

1 stalk of spring onions divide into 4 parts
3-4 slices of ginger
2 Star Anise
2 cloves of garlic

Some chicken soup (from boiling the chicken in below steps)
1tsp of sesame oil
1 tbsp of the Lee Kum Kee chicken marinade

Boil a pot of water. In a wok, add some oil and add in the garlic, onions and spring onions. Fried till slightly crispy.

Add the star Anise and then cooked onion ,garlic and spring onion to the boiling water. Clean the chicken, hold the leg of the chicken and slowly immerse. Remove and immerse again. Finally slowly immerse the chicken to the boiling water. Reduce the heat. Cover and simmer for around 20 minutes.

In a bowl add 3-4 tablespoon of fish sauce and 3-4 tablespoons of the white rice vinegar. Add lots of ice and add salt to the ice. Keep aside.

When the chicken is done, place the chicken on a bowl. Add in the ice mixtures and set aside of 10 mins.

Remove and chop to desired size. Pour the sauce over the chicken.









Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Pineapple tarts

Pineapple tarts

Nice pastry and fillings. All ready for the "HORSE" year...

Wendy is right.. It really melt into the mouth. I got the recipe from :

All the steps and instructions are in her blog..

Have fun and enjoy! Is really yummy.

Monday, 13 January 2014

Soy chicken

Soy chicken

500g of chicken drumsticks with skin on. Chopped into half.
Marinate with -2 tablespoons of Lee Kum Kee Chicken Marinade. 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 1 tbsp of shaoxing oil, 1 tsp sesame oil and some sugar. 1 tbsp of minced garlic.

Put all in a pot , add some water and bring to boil. Covered and simmered for 35 minutes. Keep flipping the chickens to prevent them from burning and coated it evenly with the sauce.

腌-2汤匙李锦记豆鼓鸡汁。 1汤匙蚝油,1汤匙绍兴油,1小匙香油和一些糖。 1汤匙蒜末。


Saturday, 11 January 2014

Crispy Pork and Char Siew

Crispy Pork and Char Siew

Crispy Pork:

500g of pork belly washed and dry with a towel.
Marinate the meat with : 2 mashed chilli fermented beancurd, 1 minced garlic, 1 tsp of sesame oil, some salt, 1 tsp of five spices and some shaoxing wine.
Season the skin with some salt. Set aside for an hour.

In a pan, add only a little oil. Pan fried till crispy. 

Char Siew:

Marinate 500 g of the belly pork (skin off) with 1 tablespoon of plum sauce, 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 2 tablespoon of the Lee Kum Kee char siew sauce, some shaoxing wine and 1 tablespoon of minced garlic. Set aside for an hour.

Put everything including the marinade into a pot. Bring to boil and covered. Lower the heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes. Constantly turning the pork while simmering to ensure that it is not burnt. Once the meat is slightly charred, remove and serve.

Friday, 10 January 2014

Crispy Chicken Pop

Crispy chicken pop-香脆炸鸡块

Supposed to add in sauce but the kids screamed ""No, no sauce!! This is good!". So you see, it became crispy Chicken pop.

500g skinless chicken breast- cut to preferred size
Marinated with some salt, soy sauce, sugar, shaoxing wine, an egg, some cornstarch and some self-raising flour. Mix well and set aside for an hour.

Pour some self raising flour on a bowl. Coated the marinated chicken with the flour.

In a wok, add oil (enough to cover the chicken). When hot, add in the chicken and deep fried till crispy. Very juicy even deep fried!!

Thursday, 9 January 2014



500g of pork spare ribs
Marinate with some soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, some sugar and egg and some cornstarch. Set aside for an hour

Sauce :
3-4tablespoon of the zhejiang black vinegar
2-3 tablespoon of tomatoes sauce
some sugar
2 cloves of minced garlic

In a hot wok, add oil. When hot, deep fried spare ribs till crispy.

In a wok, add some oil and the garlic. Fried till fragrant, add the sauces and sugar. Add some water. Bring to boil. Adjust the taste according to your preference. Add the cripsy spare ribs. Coated evenly with the sauce. Dish up and sprinkle with the sesame seeds (optional). 





Monday, 6 January 2014

Black Pepper Prawns

Black pepper prawns

500g of prawns with shell on. Remove the vein. Clean and wash. Deep fried till slightly crispy

2 tablespoon of black pepper sauce ( I used Lee Kum Kee)
1 tablespoon of curry powder
some sugar 
2-3 sprigs of curry leaves
2 cloves of minced garlic

In a Wok add oil. When hot, add the garlic and curry leaves. Fried till slightly crispy. Add the black pepper sauce and the curry powder. Mix well. Add in the prawn and stir till all prawns are evenly coated with the sauce. Remove and ready to be served.





Saturday, 4 January 2014

Chocolate Swiss Roll

Chocolate Swiss Roll

Grilled lamb chops

 Grilled Lamb Chops

8 small lamb chops
2 tablespoons of hoisin sauce
Some salt
2 cloves of minced  garlic
Marinate the lamb chops with the above and leave aside for 2 hours. Grilled till slightly charred. Served with steam rice or fried bee hoon


Friday, 3 January 2014

Chinese New Year Goodies

Chinese New Year Goodies

Very yummy home made Chinese New Year goodies!! For sales only in Singapore. Interested, please let me know.