Asian

July 3, 2020
bear naked food golden salted egg prawns

Golden Salted Egg Prawns 金沙虾碌

It would be a mistake to not include this Golden Salted Egg Prawns in my recipe archive. This dish is one of the most popular items to order in Chinese seafood restaurants. At least in Singapore. This recipe uses fresh salted egg yolks, not the powder kind that comes from a bag. I’m a purist when it comes to salted egg yolk sauce.
June 26, 2020
bear naked food Chinese Air-fry pork belly

Chinese Air-Fry Pork Belly

There are simple pleasures in life that make our day. This Chinese Air-Fry Pork Belly is definitely one of them. Crispy on the outside and juicy within, these mouth-watering pieces of meat nuggets are perfect for any occasion.
June 17, 2020
Bear Naked Food Hokkien Ngoh Hiang

Hokkien Ngoh Hiang (五香 Fried Meat Rolls)

Recently, there has been an influx on ads selling Ngoh Hiang online. And most of them “originated” from their grandmas’ secret recipes. Few weeks ago, my beloved sis ordered from this insta-famous retailer with 100% positive reviews so it must be good, right? Well, all I could say is she won’t be ordering from them anymore. So I decide to get in touch with my Hokkien roots and make some. But first, I have to do my own research. My late grandma did not have pass down any secret Ngoh Hiang recipe to me. Plus, there are two versions – Hokkien and Teochew Ngoh Hiang. Do you know what the difference between these two types is?
June 10, 2020
Bear Naked Food Honey Glazed Pork Chops

Honey Glazed Pork Chops

If you are looking for a quick yet delicious meal, these Honey Glazed Pork Chops is the answer. I like to serve them with boiled broccoli and steamed rice to soak up the juices and glaze. The combination of sides is endless, so just go with your imagination and preference.
June 5, 2020
Bear Naked Food Mango Sticky Rice

Mango Sticky Rice

Living in a tropical part of the world means we get access to exotic fruits like Papaya, Pineapple, Dragon fruit, Mango, etc, all year round. The sweet and savory combination of this Thai national dessert is something you can’t really get enough of.
May 27, 2020
Bear Naked Food Stir-fry curry flower crab

Stir-fry Curry Flower Crab

One of the best dishes I had during my latest Bangkok trip (which was actually more than a year ago) was Stir-fry Curry Flower Crab. Since we are not able to travel to Thailand during this period, the only way to get my fix is to make it myself. Flower crabs are also known as 花蟹 or Blue crabs. The shell is softer than other types of crabs and the flesh is tender and sweet.
May 15, 2020
bear naked food easy stir fry minced pork

Easy Stir-fry Minced Pork

These days, I’m huge on preparing one-dish meals. Not only are they quick to make, cleaning up is a breeze too. Even though they are relatively simple, the meals are delicious enough to impress your guests!
May 5, 2020
Bear Naked Food Crispy Thai Fried Wings

Crispy Thai Fried Chicken Wings

Who could resist a plate of crispy, juicy fried chicken wings? I know I can’t. I’m pretty sure I must’ve at least 5 different fried chicken wings recipes and this Crispy Thai Fried Wings is the latest installation for 2020.
February 28, 2020
bear naked food homemade wonton in spicy chilli oil

Homemade Wonton with Spicy Chilli Oil

Go to any Sichuan restaurants and you’ll probably find Wonton in Spicy Chilli Oil (红油抄手) in their menu. The soul of this dish lies mainly in freshly made wontons and a kick-ass spicy Sichuan chilli oil. It is that simple. Or not.
April 23, 2019
Bear Naked Food Easy Braised Enoki Mushrooms

Easy Braised Enoki Mushrooms

There are some many ways to enjoy these fungi and this Easy Braised Enoki Mushrooms recipe is a popular side dish for our meals. Pair them with a bowl of steaming rice, silky rich bowl of congee, on a bed of soft tofu and you’ll instantly have an easy and healthy meal. The tantalizing aroma of caramelized soy sauce is something I can never get enough of.
December 5, 2018
bear naked food crispy Kimchi Potato Hash

Crispy Kimchi Potato Hash

Potato is such a versatile staple. From creamy mash to oven-roasted, every way is simply a comfort to my soul and belly. Did you know one medium potato has just about 110 calories, fat, sodium and cholesterol free? Nutrition facts aside, this Crispy Kimchi Potato Hash is really delicious to serve at brunch or as a side. The addition of kimchi is unconventional but it does add another depth of flavor to this flavourful dish!
November 7, 2018
bear naked food best soy glazed garlic shrimp

Best Soy Glazed Garlic Shrimp

In this household of hungry foodies, it is always a challenge whipping up meals daily. However, this Best Soy Glazed Garlic Shrimp has been making heavy rotation on our weeknight dinners.
October 12, 2018
bear naked food crispy fried tofu cubes

Crispy Fried Tofu Cubes

Do not believe anybody who says that vegetarian food is boring. These crispy fried tofu cubes are indulgent as they are delicious. Bites of crunchy soy goodness is paired up with the rounded and smooth combination of treacly honey and salty, umami soy sauce.
September 26, 2018
bear naked food jjambbong Korean Spicy Seafood Noodles

Jjambbong (Korean Spicy Seafood Noodles)

Jjambbong is a hybrid noodle dish having roots in Chinese cuisine and being adapted from Korean cuisine. Originally from North-East China, this noodle dish arrived in Korea with the arrival of Chinese immigrants since the 1800s, mostly from Shandong. It was then adapted to suit Korean palates, and to use Korean ingredients as a substitute to Chinese ones.
August 31, 2018
bear naked food stuffed cucumber kimchi

Stuffed Cucumber Kimchi

Unlike fermented kimchi, this fresh version can be served immediately, no waiting required. Garlicky, spicy and crunchy, the addition of julienned carrots and chives give this kimchi an additional sweetness.
June 21, 2018
Bear Naked Food Thai style crispy pork belly

Thai-Style Crispy Pork Belly

This Thai-Style Crispy Pork Belly is another mouth-watering favorite snack whenever I wander around the streets in Bangkok. Now, the mere thought of deep frying is enough to put off many health Nazis, not to mention the choice of cut used as well. However, since pork fat has made it to number 8 on the list of top 100 nutritious food and we are using good quality cooking oil, making this dish at home seems to lessen my guilt on eating this intensely crispy and meltingly tender meat. Of course, in a healthy diet, all foods are okay in moderation. Pair it with a serving of refreshing salad or vegetables that are low in calories and all will be well.
April 18, 2018
bear naked food blackened shishito peppers with garlic chips

Blackened Shishito Peppers with Garlic Chips

- Shishito Peppers are not only packed with nutrients, they are mild in heat and release a sweet flavor when cooked. I love making this addictive appetizer as a party side dish since they taste great even at room temperature.
January 31, 2018
Bear Naked Food Thai-style roast chicken

Thai-style Roast Chicken

- Over Christmas and New Year’s period, this Thai-style Roast Chicken made its debut twice at our dinner parties. Not only was it well received, the subtle Thai flavors complimented well with the rest of the other dishes without sticking out like a sore thumb.
December 5, 2017
Bear Naked Food Thai Fried Sweet Potato Balls

Fried Thai Sweet Potato Balls

-It was love at first bite when I sunk my teeth into these Fried Thai Sweet Potato Balls at a store located inside the Thai Supermarket at Golden Mile Complex. Also known as ‘Kanom Kai Nok Krata’ (in Thai), this addictive street food is extremely crunchy on the outside, yet it collapsed into a soft and chewy goodness with a hollow centre.
November 1, 2017
Bear Naked Food Caramelized char siew

Caramelized Char Siew

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October 25, 2017
Bear Naked Food Steamed Yam Cake

Steamed Yam Cake

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October 4, 2017
Bear Naked Food tender braised pork belly

Tender Braised Pork Belly

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September 20, 2017
Bear Naked Food Homemade Grilled Chicken Meatballs

Homemade Grilled Chicken Meatballs (Tsukune)

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September 15, 2017
Bear Naked Food Korean Mushroom Porridge

Korean Mushroom Porridge

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