Thursday, October 19, 2017

Healthy Apple Lemongrass Beverage

Apple Lemongrass drink

An easy peasy steps to follows and is said to be home remedy to ease knee pain.  How effective it is.  I really dont know as this is my 1st trial.  But no harm trying.  Here you are the details.

What you require

2 apples
5 stalks of Wlemongrass  (smashed)
5 cups of water


Clean and cut the apples into pcs
Smashed the lemongrass
In a pot add in the apples, lemongrass, water and bring to a boil.
Simmer for about 1 hr off the fire and serve warm.

Happy Trying my friends

Friday, October 7, 2016

Scrumptious BBQ Chicken Wings

Time really flies, another year has gone by. Now I am back again to continue where I have left off, sharing  my knowledge on culinary skills.  
This  is a  BBQ chicken wings recipe.  A simple and easy dish that you all will definitely want to try.  Just marinate the chicken for a few hours and bake in the oven for about 20-30 minutes.  The dish is ready to serve.  If you wish to hold a party, you can prepare the BBQ in advance and heat them up in the oven before serving.


10 pcs of chicken wings
some honey for brushing

Marinade -  Mix all together in a bowl

2 tsp of aromatic spice
1/2 pc of nam yee  南乳
1 tbsp of chili paste
1tbsp coriander powder 芫荽粉
2tbsp brown sugar 
1 tsp fish sauce
1/2 tbsp black vinegar 浙醋


  1. Clean the chicken wings and marinade with the ingredients for 4 hrs or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 200°C 
  3. Arrange chicken wings onto  baking tray lined with alluminium foil.  Bake for  about 20 mins or till done.   Turn the chicken wings in between till golden brown.
  4. Last 5 mins of baking, brush honey on both side of the wings for the glossy shine.
  5. Serve. 


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Charity Cooking Demo At Spastic Centre on Korean Fried Chicken & Cheesy Tuna Puff

I have neglected my blog for the year 2015.  I am in the verge of giving up blogging as I have encounter problem  on missing blog posts and even  photos are missing.   Hope I can gather enough energy and IT knowledge to tacle the problem.  

My main purpose of this post is to share the recipe of my yummylicious Korean Fried Chicken and Cheesy Tuna Puff which I demonstrated at Spastic Centre on their monthly cooking demo event on 22nd August 2015.
The  monthly charity cooking demonstration is organize by Women's Auxilliary of  Spastic Centre, Petaling Jaya, headed by Datin Faridah. The funds collected will  be channel to the centre for the spastic Children.  Every month I will  post the event details on my facebook.  

Only during these 2-3 years I shared my culinary and some baking knowledge (I am just a home chef cooking for my family, and I did not go for any professional training) through charity cooking demonstration, namely Spastic Centre, Ti-Ratana, and Shelter Home 2.  During these journey of returning back to society and community, in return I gain more knowlege of culinary and enjoy every moment of it.  

So, Ladies do make a date with Spastic Centre, PJ every month.  (Normally the is the last Saturday of every month  and subject to change).

A big thank you to my friends came to support the event.  We have a  record of close to 50 participants.

Now lets the photos do the talking.  I have no chance to take  any photos myself while demonstrating,  photos taken are courtesy by others.  A Big Thank you.

The Korean Fried Chicken Wings

These Korean Fried Chicken Wings prepared for my family prior to the demo.

Cheesy Tuna Corn Puff -  Will share the recipe in my next post.

Updated on 14th Sept.15 -  
A write out on the event by Sin Chew Daily星洲曰報 Metro Edition 大都會 12th Sept 15 Saturday write out on the Charity Cooking demo that I did the demo Spastic Centre, PJ on 22/8.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Healthy Vegetarian Rice sheet (Cheong Fun) Rolls

The highlight of the dish is the sauce which I like it very much.  
The miso black sesame sauce, or you may prefer your own special  sauce of your liking!  

Recipe adapted from Ms lee Yin Suit during a charity cooking demo at Ti-Ratana,  Jalan Penchala, Petaling Jaya in March 2015.


20 pcs of flat sheets chee cheong fun - unfold
50 toasted sesame seeds (white and black)


600 g yam bean (sengkuang) - finely shreddded
½ carrot - finely shredded
French beans - wash and slice thinly
1 pc of wood ear fungus (black fungus)  - soaked, wash and shredded
6 pcs dried mushroom -  soak, washed and shredded
3 tbsp coriander leaves and stem - cut in ½ inch length ( I don't have, so ommitted)
1½ tsp salt or to taste
1 tsp pepper
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp sesame oil
100 ml water


  1. Heat oil in a wok and stir-fry mushroom till fragrant
  2. Add yam bean, black fungus, carrot and french beans.   Stir-fry for a few mins and add water, salt and pepper.  Simmer till vegetables are soft
  3. Add sesame oil and corriander leaves. Stir fry awhile before turning off the flame.  Allow to cool.
  4. put 2 tbsp of the filling in the middle of a rice sheet.  Tuck in each side.  Then roll it  like a swiss roll.
  5. Steam for 3 minutes
  6. Serve with toasted sesame seed and miso sesame sauce.

The ingredients of the fillings can be any vegetables and mince meat can be added too.

The unfold cheong fun

Miso Sesame Sauce
2 tbsp sweet/yellow miso
2 tsp  black sesame paste 
200 ml water ( I reduce 130ml water as I prefer a thicker sauce)
2 tbsp sugar or to taste

Slurry (Mix)
1tsp corn flour
1 tbsp water


In a pan, bring all the ingredients to a boil
Thick with corn flour slurry
Remove from heat.

Healthy Cooking! 


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Hainanese Fish Maw with Pineapple海南鱼鳔伴凤梨

Believe it my dear friends!    This is my 1st post for year 2015!   I am involving few charity events lately as a way to return to society and help the needy in a small way.  Hope to share my experience on social charitable responsibilities in my future posts.

This dish was prepared in early March 15.  And I promised a friend Patricia to share the recipe!  She must have ran out of patients!  Patricia my sincere apology.   

This is a typical  must have Hainanese dish that my late mother in law used to prepared during all the Chinese festivals!   One of the ingredients she used is the dry pig skin, but instead I subsitute it with fish maw and is taste as good.  

Hainanese Fish Maw with Pineapple海南鱼鳔伴凤梨 
100 gms of Fish Maw soak and cut into pieces  (I substitute pig skin with fish maw)
½ pineapple cut into pieces
1 Big onion -  clean and cut into quarters
2 cloves garlic – minced
3 slices of ginger
1 small pc of rock sugar
1 red chili – slice into pcs
1 tabsp of oyster sauce
1 tbsp of chili sauce
1 tbsp of vinegar/Lemon juice
Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in wok add ginger, garlic and  big onion,  and in rock sugar sauté till sugar dissolve and aromatic.
  2. Add in fish maw, stir fry a while add in the oyster sauce, and ½ cup of water, continue stir fry. 
  3. Add in pineapple pieces, vinegar, chili and chili sauce.  Add in the salt to taste cook till gravy almost dry up  and dish out. 
  4. Serve hot with rice.  



Thursday, December 11, 2014

Red Velvet Cake Temptations (by Daughter Tammie Kwong)

My youngest daughter Tammie Kwong came back for the  summer holidays in University of Melbourne.   She has been  'force to' cook and bake for herself in Melbourne since eating out can be very costly.

The Red Velvet Cake is her 1st attempt as my kitchen are well equiped with ingredients and utensils unlike her accomodation in Melbourne.

From measuring the ingredients, mixing, blending to frosting and decorate the cake with all her heart. Tammie has developed the passion and love for baking. I am very sure her baking skills will definately improve further.  Gambateh, Tammie!

She randomly google the recipe.  With modern technology if you have the passion to learn 'google' and You tube are ever ready to give you aassitance needed! 
And  TADA here is the product of Tammie Kwong!

The texture looks good and most important taste good!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Pumpkin Ogura Cake 南瓜相思蛋糕 - LTU Oct 14

The heat is on Pumpkin this October 14 for the Little Thumbs Ups event by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and friends.

Pumpkin meat floss Ogura cake is my 2nd post, and today is the last day of the event!   Gosh!  I have more recipes on pumpkin to share!  Stay tuned for future post if I have the energy!  LOL