All-in-One Bak Kut Teh (肉骨茶)

“Assorted Bak Kut Teh, Healthy and Balance Diet Meal”

We love Bak Kut Teh.

Bak kut teh, in Hokkien dialect, translates as “meat bone tea”. Bak kut teh dish consists of pork ribs cooked in a Chinese herbs and spices broth for hours. Traditionally, such meaty bone or pork ribs broth is served with Chinese tea. Hot Chinese tea has to be taken after this meat-laden dish, to help to remove the oil and fat within the mouth as well as stomach. Hence, it is called as “meat bone tea” aka Bak kut teh. More

Kong Pao Chicken (宫保鸡丁)

Post & Recipe in English and Chinese (中英食谱)

“Famous Kong Pao Diced Chicken, an exquisite flavoured chicken dish that you would enjoy so much! 宫保鸡丁,一份你一定享受的爆炒佳肴!”

Kong Pao chicken (also known as Kung Pao or Gong Bao Diced Chicken) is a popular dish in Singapore, and many other Asian countries. This dish is a Sichuan cuisine, I heard. And, it was named after an ancient palatial guardian in Qing Dynasty. More

My Scrumptious Fried Chicken Wing Recipe

“It’s Simple-yet-Special. Try it, and you’ll surely like it!”

Sometimes, I have such a craving for some juicy aromatic fried chicken wings. Just imagine, 2 pieces of gigantic fried chicken wings on a plate of hot steamy rice, to go with a bowl of piping hot vegetables soup. Ymmm..

Yes, we had fried chicken wings this evening! Waited to dig in since yesterday, and finally got my craving curbed with these aromatic wings! Why the wait? I had no choice but to marinate those wings overnight, for even better taste… More

Chinese Roasted Pork aka Char Siew Recipe (蜜汁叉烧)


“Authentic Char Siew with my heirloom recipe – Yummy & Juicy Roasted Pork that whets your appetite.”

‘Char Siew’, is actually Cantonese pronunciation. It means ‘fork roasting’. Why is it being called as ‘fork roasting’? It simply refers to its cooking method, long strips of marinated pork meat which are skewered with long forks, and roasted in a large covered oven using charcoal. This is a traditional way of making this dish. Char Siew is one of the famous “roasted flavours (烧味)” in Asia, especially Hong Kong. Char Siew (叉烧) is also well-known as Chinese roasted pork, barbecued pork and Cantonese-style honeyed pork.

The local flavour of Char Siew in Singapore usually appears in bright redish colour. Most Char Siew sellers mix red colouring to enhance redish appearance of this roasted pork. However, I opted out the colouring step as its original colour is even more alluring, to me. More

Authentic Sweet and Sour Pork (凤梨咕老肉)

“My signature dish – Sweet and Sour Pork, for the kids and family!”

Unlike curry or sambal paste, you do not require blending and extra frying process for the sweet and sour sauce. Even though the readily packed sweet and sour sauce is easily available in the market, but you might be even happier to know that delicious sweet and sour sauce is very easy to prepare at home. Cook an authentic sweet and sour pork dish at home, in minutes. I used 10 min to prepare this dish (excludes marinating time of 15 min).

As mentioned before, making sweet & sour sauced dishes are my forte. I hope you try, and like my recipe. By the way, I used button mushroom in this recipe, and went without the green capsicum as my family does not like it. Mama loved button mushroom, and hence, I added it, just for the family. The dish turned out absolutely well! Also, I did not add carrot slices when I cooked this on Friday. Reason being, carrot needs more time (extra 5 min) to cook and soften. Since I had the carrots in my soup, it was fine to forgo it in this recipe. More

Braised Pork and Shitake Mushroom (卤肉焖冬菇)

“Our delicious Tuesday-night dinner”

This morning, I used my slow cooker to braise a leaned pork dish (a lower-fat version using lean meat), before I left for work. Just put in all the ingredients and seasoning, set fire to low. By the time I reached home in the evening, the aroma of braised meat filled the entire house when I opened the wooden door.

I like to use my slow cooker. It makes cooking much simpler, tastier, healthier (with lean meat) and less hassle! More

Pork Chop with Special Sweet & Savoury Sauce (Pork Chop King ‘肉排王’)

“- Children’s favorite dish – Make your own sweet and savoury sauce for your child!”

Cooking dishes with sweet & sour sauce are my forte. It’s loved by anyone, especially the children of its savoury taste, sweet with a little bit of pleasant sourish kind. I love to make this dish as it is simple and yet, flavorsome. I called it as sweet & savoury sauce here, because the
sauce I made here is kinda different from the normal sweet and sour sauce I’ve made. So, call it Sweet & Savoury.

The secret weapon to most of my meaty recipes is the Lea & Perrins’ Worcestershire Sauce. It adds extra flavour to it, and extracts the fullest essence of the dish.

I took another step to make the pork chops taste smoother with better sweetness, I used rock sugar. It gives nice shiny dark color coating to the chops, this makes the chops look more appealing and taste even better. More

Marinated Pork Chops and Stuffed King Prawns for BBQ

“Great BBQ food”

Today’s weekday, and no homecook dinner for the family tonight. Why? I had a company Barbeque party this evening. I am one of the four Welfare Committee Members of my company. So, no doubt, I have had a busy night, in fact, for the past 2 – 3 nights, for preparations. One of the preparations – FOOD. Each of us (the women committee) prepared 1 – 2 types fo raw food. The rest of the food, ordered from wholesale delivery.

I, prepared prawns and pork chops, the night before. More