Chicken Wing in Honeyed Char Siew Sauce (密糖叉烧汁鸡翼)

Simply easy, simple savoury

One of my readers was asking for a recipe of 密汁鸡 (Pronounciation in Mandarin as “Mi Zhi Ji”) in my FB Fanclub. Without her further elaboration on the dish title, I assumed she wanted the honeyed chicken. However, I had an urge of making the honey char siew flavour version instead, last weekend. So, I cooked this for this time, and I promised to cook the other honey chicken next time, ok (smile)?

Well, it’s still worth cooking this recipe even if it’s not the desired recipe as it was so delicious! For the sake of the appetite of your kids, cook this, anyway. They will certainly love the sweet savoury taste! More

Pan-Fried Salmon in Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Easy Japanese recipe of Teriyaki Salmon – 照り焼き鮭

Today’s second day of new year, 2010.

I was still in the new year mood, having a new resolution of gastronomy, I started exploring in different kind of cuisine. Yesterday, I had an urge for cooking Japanese food for the next dinner, which was today’s. So, I went to NTUC Fairprice Finest to get the necessary ingredients as this store is located not far from my place and it has quite comprehensive selections of Japanese food ingredients and condiments, made of both locals and direct import from Japan.. Yeah, I wanted to make a Japanese cuisine for dinner for my loved ones! More

Fusion-style Chicken Chop

“When ‘East meets the West’ Chicken Chop… Check it out!”

It was unexpectedly tasty.. I loved  Western food, and was pretty head cracking for how to make my cooking much more impressive than usual, just for the special occassion like Christmas celebration.

I was just trying out casually, without any firmer clue in mind, I used ‘common sense’ to do the seasoning on my chicken chop, and hoped it will not taste too far out from imagining. To play even safer, and also worried the taste of my Western dishes wouldn’t be good enough for the meal, I even bought an instant mushroom and white wine sauce packet from the store, thought this savoury sauce (which I have tried before) could go along with my chicken chop, just in case the chop tasted too bland :p.. More

Aromatic Pan-Fried Five Spice Meat Cake (香煎五香肉饼)

“The very own homemade meat cake to be marked 100% by your kids!”

Just like what my reader, Anne, told me that her son rated her cooking with 100 marks, for some pork dishes cooked with my recipes. I created this pork meat cake,and hope Anne (and any of you) could try and receive compliments from her loved ones again (winking smile)! My little one did praise me for making this meat cake for her.. As for her who does not really like pork, she loved this meat cake so much! This meat cake creates aromas in the bites. And I loved it with a touch of five spice flavour, not too strong but enough to taste its fragrance. However, not many children like five spice flavour, if your kid doesn’t, omit the five spice powder and substitute with some ground white pepper. Yeah, just call it a pan-fried meat cake dish will do (smile).

This meat cake can be served with rice during meals. Or, cook it as the filling to make a burger lunch box for your child to bring it to school! Hope you like it. More

Dark Rum Pork Chop

“What’s for dinner tonight? See my simple “T-bone” pork chop with dark rum recipe.”

I tried making a 5-course Italian-Western dinner at home last week. It was my first trial making western meal at home, and felt so excited when first started. It was a hectic experience where I tried to managing everything, all at a time as hoping to have each course served pleasantly and warm. Finally, it was done quite to my expectation. They had hot steamy food, one course after another, while I was busy acting like a chef in the kitchen, and came to the dining table to have a munch or two quickly, before going back to the kitchen again for preparing food of next course. Well, my effort pays! They were very satisfied with the taste and presentation of food I’ve prepared for them (winking smile).

My menu was centred around meaty stuff with little greens that evening (winking smile). We had the jacket potato with sour cream and bacon bits as entrée. Grilled king prawns (*recipe not posted yet) was my 2nd course, while my pork chop dish was the 3rd dish (*followed by Aglio Olio pasta dish and brownie as dessert which will be posted soon). More

Fish Fillet in Fried Shallot Oil and Oyster Sauce

“Nice Fried Fish with Fried Shallot Oil and Oyster Sauce”

My inspiration of this recipe came from the popular vegetable dish in Singapore and Malaysia, the blanched vegetable with oil & oyster sauce (油菜). I used the same method, but changed the boiled vegetable to fried fish. Kinda expected the fish dish will turn out good, and it is indeed tasted delicious, fragrant, robust, and appropriately done! I love this fish dish!

Fish is always the best food for both adult and children in most cases. It contains DHA which benefits a lot to our health and brain. More

Egg Omelette with Chinese Sausage

“Simple omelette dish to make you a good dinner”

Hello! Yeah, I am back in Singapore, after my 1 week leave from work, my holiday at Bintan, Indonesia.

It was fun, and would like to share with you more, especially on their special, creative and noble art of food… Not now though, after a week of leave from work, I have much work to settle these few days. 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