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January 3, 2023
Serve me noodles anytime and I’m a happy camper. This soupy version of Easy Japanese Dan Dan Men is literally one of my favorite go-to meal when I’m craving for something warm, comforting and spicy. And it takes less than 30 mins to put everything together.
November 22, 2022
November 9, 2022
When it comes to Bak Kut Teh, I’m team peppery. Unlike Malaysian-style which is infused with lots of herbs, Singapore-style Bak Kut Teh leans towards a lighter color soup with a robust peppery note. As the star of this dish is pork rib, I like to use fresh pork ribs or also known as spare ribs as they are more succulent and tender.
October 9, 2022
If you are an owner of an air fryer, you’ll know that it allows you to get that crispiness without having to use much oil. I’ve not met anyone (so far) that doesn’t like chicken wings. This easy Air-Fry Asian Chicken Wings is insanely easy to prepare and perfect for any occasion and time.
September 30, 2022
How do you define a successful plate of lazi ji 辣子鸡? The deep-fried chicken pieces should be crisp on the outside while tender within, buried in a large pile of blood red spicy dried chillies and numbing Sichuan peppercorn. The dried chillies act as a dramatic garnish to the dish and are not really meant to be eaten.
August 29, 2022
Pad Krapow or Stir-Fry Thai Basil Pork is a rustic Thai street food dish you could find in every Thai restaurant’s menu. The choices of protein are usually pork, chicken, beef but recently, I’ve also come across vegetarian version using tofu and plant-based meat.
August 17, 2022
There are many versions and variations of fried prawn balls and this Teochew Fried Prawn Ball is an easy-to-prepare recipe that requires very few ingredients. The “secret” ingredient to making restaurant-quality prawn balls is pork fat. Yes, pork fat. Mixing just a tablespoon of it into the prawn paste is what makes this dish super delicious.
July 8, 2022
July 3, 2022
June 8, 2022
This Smoked Salmon Rillettes is one of my favorite recipes from “Everyday Dorie” Cookbook. As mentioned in her book, you do not need expensive salmon for this as they will be flaked, chopped and mixed into a wonderful caper-mayo dressing. You could also use frozen salmon!
March 31, 2022
March 4, 2022
Steamed pork rib is a Cantonese style dim sum dish that can be found in every dim sum restaurant. The best kind of ribs to use are pork spare ribs or baby back ribs (小排骨). This cut of rib is tender with the right amount of fats. If in doubt, simply let your butcher at your local market know you are making steamed pork ribs and to cut them into small bite size pieces.