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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Effective Home Remedy for Cough = Steam Orange


My eldest son  has been coughing for quite a while.  After taking cough syrup and antibiotic, the cough still off and on kind of situation.   Doctors commented he has lungs infection and nothing serious to worry about.  
I found this home remedy for cough on a Facebook page and it worked so well for my children.  Try a few times on my son.  Now he had an occasional cough - not as frequent, severe or lingering like his previous experiences. The condition improves tremendously.  This home remedy for cough is very effective for my two daughters as well.  
Decided to put this into record and I  am  sharing with everyone on this effective home remedy for cough, but take note it may depend on condition of individual.  You now have your home made cough remedy that is safer and more effective than the over the counter brands. But do always keep in mind that  each individual is different and so is the severity of the cough, and what works for others may not necessarily work as well for you.  Sharing with you here another  earlier recipe on  Double boiled Pears for cough relief.  Hope that will helps. 



爱吻 soh 短片,静思语都在这里 ( This is the FB page where I found the cough remedy)

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Healthy Moist Lemon Yogurt Cake


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First of all Wishing Everyone Merry Christmas and A very Happy New Year 2012 with abundance of joys and Happiness!

 Sharing with all fans out there one the eve of Christmas Day  is my new edition of my Moist Lemon Sour Cream  Cake.  I replaced the sour cream to Yogurt to make a more healthy cake.  The texture and the taste was not affected by the amendment at all.  Another success of my trial and error attempt!   Kudos to myself!   \(o_o)/!!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Day trip to Danok, Thailand - Eat, Shop and Massage!



During the December holidays 2011,  hubby, Tammie and I went to Malaysia/Thailand boarder town  Danok, Thailand for a day trip of  Eat, Shopping and Massage packages.  This is our 1st trip to this boarder town.  We used to travel up to Haatyai to spend our holidays.  This time around we decided to explore this  busy and bustling  town  which has seen a lot of improvement during recent years!  After shopping along the shops along the way, Tammie has bought some new clothing for the coming Chinese New Year!  With all the walking,  shopping and bargaining we pampered ourselves with a relaxing and refreshing Traditional Herbal  Thai Massage.   Feeling Gooood!  Our trip end with a dinner at one of the restaurant (the food are not as good as our lunch at another  restaurant).   
 
Tammie enjoyed every bite of this non halal Samurai Burger at McDonald, Danok, Thailand


Sashimi Salmon Salad (Thai Style) 泰式三文鱼沙拉

 
A very appetizing dish to start with a meal
 Cut Salmon into small cubes

Monday, December 5, 2011

Marmite Spare Ribs 妈蜜排骨



(Recipe adapted from Y3K Recipes #42)

Ingredients

600g ribs (cut into pieces)   排骨 -   斩件 
Marinade    腌料    
1 cube name yee /fermented red beancurd   南乳一块   
1/2 tsp sesame oil  半茶匙麻油
1 tsp sugar  一茶匙
2 tsps custard powder    两茶匙蛋黄粉  
1 tsp baking soda    一茶匙苏打粉


 
Sauce ingredients

1tsp marmite  妈蜜 

2 tbsp rock sugar (milled fine)    (I omitted this)
1 tbsp maltose or mak ngah tong     1 汤匙麦芽糖   
2 tsps sugar       2 茶匙
2 tbsp hot water          2 汤匙热水
 
For  coating    沾粉 

Some Rice flour ( I used cornflour)  少许粘米粉/栗米粉

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Korean Japchae (Stir Fried Korean Glass Noodle with Mix Veges 韩国冬粉炒杂菜

A Hearty Healthy 1 dish meal












Korean Glass Noodles available in local major hypermarket

Korean Japchae (Stir fried Korean Glass Noodles with vegetables) is a dish served during traditional Koreean festivities.. The fibrous textures of the glass noodles with the crispy vegetables are a pleasing combination that will entice you. When Japchae is served with Bulgogi (Marinated/Barbecued Beef) it makes for a hearty meal. The colors of the dish are very pleasant to the eyes.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Sushi Bread 寿司面包


Easy Sushi Bread Rolls for breakfast, snack, Bento, teabreak. finger food for party and all occasions!
Step 1 -  Bread, Sushi Sheets, cucumber, any type of sausages, crab stick, Korean pickles and etc etc

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Incredible Supreme Dark Chocolate Cake

 Its moist, its soft, its melt in the mouth, the incredible flourless dark chocolate cake

 Melted butter and cooking chocolate

   
Beating Egg white and sugar till soft peaks form



 Folding in the egg white mixture into the chocolate mixture.


A heavenly Moist Dark Chocolate Cake


 This photo was taken from the orignal recipe book.  

 My end product of the chocolate cake looks moist and  more appealing!  Don't you agree?  ^_^
I had baked  similar cake before but it is not as good as this.  At the glace of the above photo, its doesn't look appealing to try out the recipe.  I decided to give a go after going through the ingredients and method. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

3 Cups Chicken (Taiwanese Style) 三杯鸡


 3 cups chicken, a Taiwan signature dish.  This dish requires three main ingredients,  Chinese cooking wine, soy sauce and sesame oil in the ratio of  1:1:1 .  With plenty of basil leaves and ginger, add some dried chili to localize the dish to make chicken dish a heavenly spicy  meal!  Most children do not like the smell of the basil,  so you may dish out some cooked chicken meat  for the children to enjoy before you add the basil for other to enjoy!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Royal Chicken 貴妃鸡




 A simple and easy to prepare dish for the family.  Hubby, my youngest daughter Tammie and I are chicken lovers.  We love to eat chicken,  especially the Kampung Chicken (Farm chicken).  We prefer plain steamed chicken ( steamed with few pieces of Tong Kwai, chinese cooking wine and Kei Chi).

Friday, November 11, 2011

Prize won on Food Photo Competition 2011


Gift voucher of RM300 for shopping spree at Pantry Magic, Kuala Lumpur!  Whee.....



 The USD100 converted to RM300/- was the cash voucher that I won for a Food Photos Competition jointly organized by Day Day Cook, Hong Kong and Pantry Magic recently.  Armed with the voucher,  head straight to the Pantry Magic, Bangsar Kuala Lumpur, and pampered myself with  new and useful kitchen gadgets.   Pantry Magic are selling all imported  and quality kitchen tools! 

These  are the new kitchen gadgets added to be part of our family members - 

4 ramekins
s/s silicone handle head tongs
Oval Baking dish
4 L clear flip-top canning jar
12" Non stick removable Pie Dish
Stainless steel 3 side tower small grater

Items sold in Pantry Magic are life long warranty!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Traditional Stir Fried Pork Belly with Ginger

 Grandmother's  old fashion recipe!

This traditional home cook dish is my family all times favorite during our childhood time.  Luckily I managed to learn  this  tasty recipe from mom when I was young!  
And now  is for my own family to enjoy the dish!  Whenever this dish to be served on dinning table,  its a must to cook extra rice.  (^_^)
Children will go for the fatty and lean meat, as for me have to settle with the lean meat without feeling guilty!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Healty Nutrition Starfruit Enzymes 杨桃酵素





 Original recipe adapted from Active Vegetable and Fruit Enzymes 2
Ingredients

1 kg green starfruit
500 red crystal sugar

Method

  1. Rinse starfruit and cut it into strips.  Soak it into salty water for 30 minutes.  Pour the salty water out and rinse it with salty water twice to remove the bitter taste.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Unlimited Creation of Tau Fu Fah 多姿多彩豆腐花


Entering to the new era of Tau Fu Fah with mix and match and unlimited creation to your own liking and creation!


 

Melting Chocolate, chocolate chips with Super soft and smooth Tau Fu Fah  -  Those who love chocolate and Tau fu Fah will definitely for in love with these combination!


Cincau with Tau Fu Fah  -  Its best to eat it cold, with or without sugar -  Combination of chewy cincau and soft and smooth Tau Fu Fah 


Gula Melaka  still the choice of many Tau Fu Fah's lovers


Tau Fu Fah with mangoes  -  Its refreshing and hard to resist!




Nescafe with Tau fu Fah -  It is classical!   Anyone?

My orignal Tau fu Fah recipe is here

Monday, October 24, 2011

Food Photo Competition October 2011

Yes I did it!  This is one of the many photos that I submitted for a Food Photo Competition and won the grand prize! There are supposed to be 5 grand prize of  USD100 Cash voucher to shop at Magic Pantry shop nearest to our location.  Some how the result of the contest had 3 grand prizes was chosen by the judges from Day Day Cook!

I chanced upon a facebook page Day Day Cook, Hong Kong.  They teamed with Magic Pantry and organized a

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Spicy Anchovies and Sausages 香辣金银


The dish goes best with rice, porridge, fried mee hoon or fried noodle!  
Adapted from Chef  Margaret Cheng for the simplest recipe!  I made some alteration from the  original recipe where  only using  anchovies  with the chillies.  I have make some amendm
ents.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Aromatic Garlic Fried Rice and Lemongrass Pork Chop

 Fusion  -   Simple fried Rice to go with Lemongrass Pork chop. Does it look like a dish in Restaurants??

When I posted this photo on my facebook, very happy that I had received many positive comments!  Thank you for all the supports and encouragements!    

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Smooth and Flaky Egg Tarts



 
The tarts are soft, smooth and moist, the crust is flaky and crunchy  Yummm......


My tart moulds are quite small, that make me egg tarts quite small.  2 bites the egg tart is gone!





I have made egg tarts before using recipe from books.  Its turns out nice and delicious too.
A recent  charity cooking demonstration by Chef Margarent Cheng at Spastic Centre, Petaling Jaya on egg tarts again.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Food Adventures - Restoran Makanan Laut Yi Chum 漁村海鲜樓




 This looks so tempting, but it was on our table less than 5 mins and  it was gone, cause the waiter said is not for us, it for another table.
Somehow later they discover that the Steamed Fish head was indeed that we ordered.   XX##@@@#$%^&*()_+_;*()



Fried Meehoon with Bitter Gourd -  Nice!  I like it!


Fried Meehoon with Seafood

 Slipper Lobster -  Deep fried and cook with chilli padi &  
椒盐

This is the don't know what name lobster, will find out the name later with my brother, this is real yummy!  Everyone have 1 lobster each!  Hmmmm.....nice!  Fresh!

Slipper Lobster -  Hmmm.... Fresh and yummy!
 Spicy Baby shark meat -  It was cooked with curry powder 
This is to replacement of the Steamed Fish
Find out more on this  Slipper Lobster  on Wikipedia

My brother's family and my family all together 7 of us went for sea food in Klang recently. A hearty food adventures! Overall the food is nice!  

Very disappointed was we only managed to snap photo of the Steamed 'Loong Tun'  Fish head, but no chance to enjoy it!     ~~!!@@##$%%^^&&**(()_)_