Easy Homemade Blueberry Chia Seed Jam

“Authentic and guaranteed freshness. This awesome homemade blueberry jam will definitely blow you away!”

Yes, this is. This is the easiest way to make your own fruit jam. Nothing fanciful, instead. Just for the freshness and goodness here. You might wonder why sugar if it’s healthier homemade jam. Low pectin fruits like blueberries, need it. Yes, you could either add the store bought commercial pectin from baking supplies stores, or add sugar, to preserve the jam in a more natural way. I choose the later, but all, I used towards healthier version of sugar which is the black sugar. read more

My Valentine’s All-Day Breakfast

“Romantic coffee pancakes with smoked salmon, cheesy scrambled egg & flowers.”

Valentine’s Day is always romantic. Though we hope that everyday is just as great as the festive day itself, but who doesn’t wish it to be a little more special and memorable, and simply to mark the day.

If cooking dinner is not for you, you want to be brought to romantic candle-lit dinner, don’t you? Still, wish to do something for your loved one, how about a fanciful breakfast yo kick start your romantic day? read more

Ee Mee Dry (干捞伊面)

“It’s not stir-fried noodle, it’s noodle dry where you mix the sides and sauce into blanched noodles.”

Making the Ee Mee its dry way is just to prevent the noodle from getting too soggy and greasy. I personally thought the dish taste more subtly, too. It wasn’t overly saltish. Loved it so much.

And of course, for spicy food lover, bring on the sambal chili! Yes, just add it in.

Serves 2-3
Ingredients
120g of dried Ee Mee (Yee Mien, Cantonese egg noodle, 伊面), soaked in hot water
1/4 of cabbage, diced
3-4 stalks of Kai Lan (or Chye Sim), chopped
100g of chicken, diced
2-3 pcs of crab sticks, diced
6-8 pcs of prawn, shelled
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Bird Nest Pineapple Cakes (燕窝黄梨酥)

“Bird nest incorporated into pineapple paste filling, just feeling luscious this Lunar festival.”

Making these into cake blocks in order to stuff in more bird nest into its pineapple filling. The chunks of pineapple cake would look more generous this way.

Same pineapple filling recipe I had previously, or even store-bought readymade kind of pineapple paste will do the job. Only the crust was made with slight difference this time.

Chinese New Year Goodies: Pineapple Tart Rolls (黄梨酥) read more

Chinese New Year Festive Dishes on Just Cook It

“If you wonder who’s the lady in red……”

Yes, it’s me, PatriCa. I was the one in red dress, telling about my favourite Yu Sheng fruit salad for Chinese New Year, on the festive episode of Just Cook It! 一起来下厨, last evening (25th Jan).

I am a food and recipe blogger, and with great honour, I have been invited to participate in great cooking/ food related tv programmes.

If you have missed me in the episode, and still wish to watch this great cooking show (and with my little humble appearance in it). Watch it on Toggle: read more

MyWokLife on TV Cooking Shows

“Really pleased, and it was a privilege to have been invited to the Mediacorp Channel 8 show, Just Cook It! 一起来下厨. Next episode, featuring Chinese Lunar New Year dishes, will be aired this coming Wednesday (25th Jan)!

Just Cook It! will allow the audience to learn 8 dishes all at once, allowing you to enter the world of culinary secrets! Each episode, 10 culinary experts will be invited, while 3 of them will prepare their expertise on the spot, respectively “Celebrity cuisine”, “Novelty cuisine” and “Signature dishes”. read more

It’s about every food I’ve cooked with heart and loves