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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Appetizing Fish Fillet with Orange Sauce 橙汁鱼柳

After months of  disappearance on my blog, I am back in action in my very own kitchen!   

During  these period,  I accompany my daughter Tammie to  settle  down in  Melbourne to further her study at University of Melbourne.  For the past 1 ½  months, my task is marketing at the famous Queen Victoria Market and prepare meals.  During the last few days  in Melbourne I cooked and packed cooked food and marinate meat to be kept in the freezer for her.  And I believed these food will be enough to feed her for  weeks.  That is the least  a mom  can do for her beloved daughter. 

Here I would like to take the opportunity to thank Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids to take time off from her  busy schedule to buy me coffee at Brunetti , Lygon Court. I enjoyed the short time we chat and look forward for future meet up.  When the time comes I would like very much to taste yr bakes instead of bakes from Brunetti!   Hehe......

And of course, not forgetting  a big thank you to Jenny who came all the way from Springvale and brought me the giant fresh fruits, fish and 'live' abalone.   They are super sweet and tasty!   Till me meet again, Jenny!


An appetizing dish for everyone to enjoy!



Monday, January 20, 2014

Savory Potato Chip Cookies 薯片曲奇

Dear all, how about baking savory cookies for this Chinese New Year?  I bet you will love this cookies, and will definitely will not stop at one! 




 
This is a really yummy savory cookies. My family and friends just love it so much.
1 portion of the recipe can make about 1 tin of plastic container measuring 14.5cm height and 11.5cm diameter with extra few pieces.When I shopped for the ingredients in the bakery shop, and noticed that the smallest packet of cheese powder is 500gms whereas the the amount needed for the cookies is only 20gm.  I don't have to make so many containers.  I   had some left over shredded cheese in the fridge which I can make use of that. Emmm....... The moral of the story is we don't have to follow the recipe 100%, we can do our own adjustment to suit us ; we can always substitute with other ingredients which are available in our own kitchen. I always reduce quite a lot on the amount of sugar in all recipes, this is why I prefer home-made rather to buy outside which are too sweet for my family.

This is one of the 3Rs - we should practice everyday - REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE!





Sour Cream & Onion Potato Chips and chopped walnuts
Hmmm.......Don't you think they should pay me advertisement fees?!






Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Crunchy German Crunch with Chocolate Rice 德国酥饼

This is my third year baking these German Crunch cookies for Chinese New Year.  But the post only manage to surface this year.  Why?  To support blogger friend Lena  of Frozen Wings for her event on CNY cookies -  January 2014 lor!  Lame excuse!  hehe....   The most important it did made it to my lazymama's blog!  ^_^    The recipe for Melt in the mouth German Crunch  with added chocolate rice is here to stay!  
My previous German Crunch are one with original flavors and another one with coffee flavors.






Sunday, December 29, 2013

Healthy Black Sesame Chiffon Cake 养生黑芝麻戚风蛋糕

To round up for the year 2013 I am sharing with you this  Healthy Black Sesame Chiffon Cake.  My earlier post of Pumpkin Chiffon Cake, please click here 
I would like to wish all my followers and readers  a Happy and prosperous New Year 2014 ~ year of the Horse!









Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Soft Mango Yogurt Ogura Cake #14

Soft and Light Mango Yogurt Ogura Cake for my collection of Ogura Cakes series................  my no 14 Ogura cakes.
Please refer here for my other Ogura Cakes posts!





 It tastes heavenly!






  The cake turned out perfect even though I did not over turn the cake after taking out from the oven. 
I did not trimmed the edges of the cake as its quite satisfactory.  Only thing I was wondering what is the course of the wrinkles on top of the cake compare to my previous Ogura Cakes.   Anyone knows??



Thursday, November 21, 2013

Spicy Stuffed Hardtail Scad Fish 酿硬尾鱼

Firstly I would like to apology to FB friend Ms Lily  who has been waiting patiently for  this recipe. 

This is the dish mom used to prepare for us.  An appetizing dish that all siblings will crave for more.






Remove the hard skin to serve



Recipe

2 hardtail scad fish - Wash and clean  without  cutting the stomach, slit both sides of fish horizontally.

Ingredients A -  To be pounded

8-10  Dry chillies - cut and seeded soak till soft
2 red chilies 
Chili padi (optional)
some shallots/garlic
1 small pc of turmeric
2 stalk of lemon grass
1 small pc of belancan


1tsp of assam jawa paste
salt n sugar to taste

Method


  1. Heat about some oil in wok.  Saute the pounded ingredients till aromatic.
  2. Add in assam jawa paste, sugar and salt to taste.
  3. Dish out and let it cool for a while
  4. Spoon the  fried chilli paste into the slits and stomach of fish as filling.  
  5. Heat wok with enough oil to fry the fish over medium heat till both sides are cooked.
  6. Squeezed lime juice (I used lemon juice) over the fish and serves.  
Friendly tips


Another way to prepare the stuffed fish is to bake it.  Place stuffed fish on a piece of banana leaf and wrap it up with aluminum foil.  Turn over the foil in between during baking.  Lastly open  the foil to bake  further 10 mins .  






Thursday, November 14, 2013

Vegetarian Oyster Mushroom in Cereal Crust 香脆麦片鲍鱼菇





This crispy and crunchy vegetarian delights love by all and is a' must try' dish!
An expensive dish if dined in vegetarian restaurant.



Ingredients

250 Oyster mushroom
2 cups cereal

Marinade
Salt
Mushroom seasoning granule


Batter - Mixed till smooth
2 tbsp sweet potato flour (I used rice flour)
5 tbsps plain flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tbsp custard powder
8 tbsp water - to adjust
1/2 tsp mushroom essence
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp 5 spice powder
Dash of sesame oil

Method

  1. Blanch mushrooms in boiling water for about 5 minutes. rinse in cold water and squeeze out the moisture. Cut them into halves.
  2. Marinate the mushrooms with the marinade. Set aside.
  3. Dip marinated mushrooms into the batter and coat them in cereal. Deep fry until golden.
  4. Dish out and put on kitchen towel to absorb access oil.
  5. Serve with chilli sauce.

香脆麦片鲍鱼菇


材料

250克 鲍鱼菇
2杯 麦片


腌制料

适量盐
适量蘑菇味调味粒


面糊 - 搅拌均匀和液体状
2汤匙 饭熟粉 (我用粘米粉来取代)

5汤匙 面粉
1汤匙 发酵粉
1汤匙 蛋黄粉
8汤匙 水 (或自己调至适量)

1/2茶匙 蘑菇味调粒
1/2茶匙 盐

1汤匙 食油
1/2茶匙 五香粉
少许麻油


做法

  1. 把鲍鱼菇放入沸水灼五分钟。然后,用开水冲洗。把水份出。将鲍鱼菇分半。
  2. 将腌制料放入鲍鱼菇。 搅拌均匀然后搁置。
  3. 把腌制了得鲍鱼菇粘上面糊和一层麦片。然后放入热油炸成金黄。
  4. 用厨房纸巾吸掉多余油份。
  5. 即可食用。



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