Vegeroni Pasta with Fish Fillets and Mushrooms

“Just for a quick & casual dinner, with whatever available in my kitchen”

Wanted to deplete the stocks of my pasta, I had my quick dinner fixed with some of these available staples.

This packet of assorted pasta shapes used in this recipe was bought from NTUC Finest weeks ago, was to be added to my storage of pastas. I eat pasta quite regularly, to replace having rice instead, as pasta is lower in GI so as to feel fuller for longer. And, I liked this Vegeroni because it’s colorful that makes it imaginably appealing.

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Stir-Fried Chicken with Young Ginger in Asian Soy Sauce

“Simple & hearty weeknight home cooked dish that comes with a WOW factor!”

This is one of the many versions of soy-sauced chicken stir-fry, and this is the best I liked among the variations, ever since my first cooking of such with a similar recipe found in the apps of my iPhone..

Not only having chicken as the main ingredient in this dish, the young ginger has also taken the lead here. For both its exotic flavor and eating pleasure. Yes, both the chicken and ginger are the main ingredients for the dish here to be savored on!

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‘A-Balling’ Peanut Soup Dessert (Glutinous Rice Balls in Sweet Peanut Soup)

“An iconic Singapore Hawker Dessert made at home”

Not sure why this is called ‘Ah Balling’ or ‘Yah Boling’ in Singapore, but apparently this Teochew dessert soup is so popular and well liked by the people where it has become one of iconic hawker delicacies in Singapore for the past decades.

Since weather here was pretty cooling as it had been either raining or pouring, it might be good if we had some piping hot beverages or food to warm ourselves. The combination of ginger soup and glutinous rice balls is always her favorite, but I was thinking of a change in its soup for this time instead of making the ginger soup for the rice balls repeatedly. This famous Ah Balling just came to my mind…

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Sliced Sheng Yu (Haruan Fish) and Green Papaya Soup (生鱼片木瓜汤)

“This is my light and flavorful Sheng Yu soup, without too many elements in it. This is simply an appealing clear fish soup dish that whets your appetite, at the same time, takes care of your health!”

‘Sheng Yu’ (生鱼), the Chinese term for Haruan fish. Haruan is also known as Snakehead Murrel, if it sounds more familiar to you.

In Cantonese culture, Haruan fish is recommended for one who had undergone surgery as it’s believed in the wound healing properties of this fish.

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Black Pepper Prawns

“A variation of my Black Pepper Pork Dish. The seafood version, this time.”

The Black Pepper prawn is the best option, if you have craving for shellfish instead. And, this recipe takes full advantage of having the flavor packed in the prawns, along with the natural aromatics such as capsicum and onion to infuse the base for refreshing and fragrant sauce with the natural sweetness.

Its peppery taste wasn’t too overwhelming. Not too spicy, the dish wasn’t too wet, too.

Simply an exotic restaurant-dish to be made at home, easily!

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Simple Steamed Whole Fish with Tomato and Tofu (蕃茄豆腐清蒸鱼)

“Simple Chinese Steamed Fish to be prepared at home in a flash of time”

Steamed fish is always the best diet for health and diet conscious diners which include, me. :)

Nothing really special for this steamed fish, but I had excessive tomatoes to go along with it. Healthier and more complete as 1-dish meal. The tomatoes also added zesty flavor to my steamed fish and made this fish dish taste more refreshing in a more natural way.

For choice of whole fish, choose sea watered Sea Bass instead of fish from fresh water, to avoid any chance of muddy taste in it. Or, choose any other whole white fleshed fish. Remember, it has to be real fresh!

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