Poached fish, fried prawns and vegetables

Daughters will come home for dinner, yeah! We flew 8000+ miles for this, to cook dinner so they can have home cooked food. I had bought mostly seafood as they don’t get to eat fish, prawns when they order in at work or cook for themselves when they have the time. But I didn’t have…

Butternut squash

Something light amidst the heavy dining, rice dumplings, free flow steaks… we’ll have just butternut squash, fried with leftovers from the rice dumpling (aka bazhang). Ingredients Method 1) In a wok, heat up some oil. Fry the leftovers pork sliced thinly, mushrooms thinly sliced, dried shrimps, those pieces of winter melon strips. Even the leftovers…

Bazhang in SF – 2

Yes, here again, it’s Memorial weekend, there’s a carnival just downstairs and the parade is at full blast. Hold on, wait for me 😎 I’m half way making bazhang. This year, orders are on que for my bazhang since the first tastings last year. Friends and family love them. Haha. Ingredients Once again, my hand…

Steamed fish, scallops broccoli, spinach.

This summer its freezing cold in San Francisco, but still, I’ll opt for this weather than the open sauna in Singapore. For lunch today, we’ll have steamed 🎏 and some accompanying dishes. It’s rare to find steamed fish in San Francisco restaurants, not found even in best Chinatown restaurant. Ingredients Bought a red snapper, some…

Its hainanese chicken rice (in SF).

We flew 8000+ miles, knowing our daughters have been hard at work, lunching and dining out everyday. My purpose this trip is to cook whenever possible home dishes. Today being the Memorial day long weekend, no we’re not eating out, I insist that I cook and it’ll be Hainanese chicken rice! Our family favorite. Ingredients…

Bazhang step-by-step

Was down with a bad flu since mother’s day weekend but the minute I felt better, was at the market shopping for ingredients to make bazhang. By the way, bazhang is pork dumplings, the actual day this year is 30 May 2017, on which I shall be out of town. It occurs every year on…

Tomato eggs

It’s gonna be a simple snack for dinner, tomato eggs open face sandwich. Been eating too much so we’ll go light during dinner. Ingredients Eggs, tomatoes, chicken broth, leek. Method 1) Beat eggs, mix in salt pepper. 2) Cut up leek, mix both green and white into egg mixture, beat in tablespoon of chicken broth….

Fish slices with thick beehoon

Defrosted a slab of batang fish (makeral) late. Was busy outing yesterday at the Thai festival enjoying some retail therapy of Thai foodstuff and jewellery. So dinner was late last night. Ingredients A slab of makeral fish, thick beehoon (vermicelli), portion of white part of leek, bokchoy, garlic, ginger, eggs and chicken broth. Method 1)…

Mixed veggies

We’ve eaten a bit much today, started with chicken rice for breakfast. What a luxury to be able to eat chicken rice before hiking in the Macritchie reservoir, and then shared a poke bowl for lunch. Dinner better be light, how about just mixed veggies? 😇😇 Ingredients Chose 10 types of vegetables including Nai Bai,…

Pressure cooker short ribs

Defrosted some short ribs, had some root vegetables handy but I’m rushed for time. It’ll be pressure cooked ready for dinner, and I’ll still be able to go run some errands. Ingredients Unknowingly defrosted only 2 pieces of short beef ribs, never mind, I’ll substitute a big piece of tofu as the third piece of…

Salmon belly

Originally posted on ahgoodfood:
Whenever i visit the fishmongérs in Queen Victoria market in Melbourne, I would scan quickly if they had any salmon belly on offer. Typically it will not take up any display space but hidden in the back  of the freezer awaiting a ‘savvy’ buyer like me. To me, its not only…

May day lunch

Originally posted on ahgoodfood:
With recently bought fresh salmon belly from Victoria market n tomyam paste from Melbourne Chinatown, it’s time for a family favorite recipe of tomyam salmon belly on this long May day weekend in Singapore. Tomyam salmon belly beehoon 1) Ingredients used – salmon belly, tomyam paste, eggplants, tomatoes, rocquette veg, beehoon.…