Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Herbal Remedy for High Cholesterol ~ Woodears and red dates drink

Consume the drink 1st thing in the morning

Wood ears, wolf berries, red dates and ginger

I stumbled upon this herbal treatment for high cholesterol on internet, but after I got the recipe, I did not bookmark the page, resulted I can't trace back the source. During confinement wood ears

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Irresistible Chinese Style Lamb Chop

Mamamia! huhlala! What an Irresistible, juicy Chinese Style Lamb chop for everyone to enjoy!
Lamb are not for me, but hubby and children love it. Made an effort specially prepare this dish for them. It goes best with mint sauce.
There is no specific recipe for the dish, but this simple yet delicious dish

Incredible Chocolate Mint Cheesecake

This cake is for those who love the the taste of peppermint, the cooling sensation in the mouth linker on ......
My 1st attempt for this cake is a failure,

Monday, July 18, 2011

Creamy Celery Soup (Western Style) 西芹浓汤

A celery soup can be as easy as complicated as you want it to be. There are many ways of preparing the soup. This is a good recipe for those

Monday, July 11, 2011

Coffee Walnut Cake

Whenever I eat cake that bought from bakery shop, sure to scrap away the all the creams on the cakes. So I don't intend to decorate cake with cream,

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Mustard Soup 榨菜汤

This traditional chinese soup which was past down from my mom is simple and yummy love by all in the family. I believe many new wife and homemakers would like to try out the soup!

Ingredients are simple; 600gm meat bones (blanched with hot water), 2 pcs of taufu(cut into 12 pcs), 1 medium size of chinese mustard, 1 tbsp kei chi, 8 pcs of red dates (seeded) , enough boiling water.

Soak the mustard and wash clean cut into thick slices. Put all the ingredients in a soup pot of boiling water on high fire, once the soup starts to boils lower the fire and simmer for 2 - 3 hrs. The soup is ready to be served.

I used pressure cooker to save time and fuel for my soup, just put all the ingredients in boiling water in the slow cooker and cook for 20 mins, my soup is ready. You may invest for a pressure cooker to shorter cooking time and fuel like I do!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Fish Head with spicy Fermented Black Bean

I have try this dish in a restaurant in a restaurant. and stumbled upon a similar recipe, made some amendment and came out this dish which my family enjoyed very much. The dish looks a bit dry as I add little water only. The gravy are all absorbed into the fish and make a fish very tasty. You can omit the chillies padi or you may add extra chillies to add the extra umph!! I am sharing the recipe with you here, hope you and family love and enjoy the dish! Happy cooking!

800gms garoupa fish head cut into pieces
2 cups oil for deep frying
5 pips garlic peeled and cut into pieces
5 shallots peeled and cut into pieces

3 cm ginger sliced

1 tbsp fermented block bean washed and drained
some chilli padi cut into pieces


1 tbsp light soya sauce
1/2 tb sp shaoxing wine
1 tbsp cornstarch
 add in just before deep frying

1/2 tbsp light soya sauce 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp sugar

1 tbsp shaoxing wine

some water


  1. Mix fish head with marinade. Deep fry in hot oil for till lightly brown. Dish and drain.
  2. Leave 2 tbsp oil in wok, saute ginger garlic and shallots until fragrant. Add in fermented black bean and chilli padi stir-fry until aromatic
  3. Add in fish head, seasoning and bring to boil.
  4. Lower to medium heat and cook until the sauce has thickened.
  5. Dish up and serve.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Roasted Fermented Bean Curd Chicken 乳香烤鸡腿

The photo itself can make you drooling for this finger licking good roast chicken! They look and taste equally good! Another lazy mama dish worth to keep!

(source from Chef Phang's popular signature Dishes)

3 whole chicken drumsticks 3个鸡全腿

Marinade 腌料
1 tsp chopped ginger 1小匙姜茸
2 cubes fermented soya bean curd, mashed 2块腐乳,捣烂
1 cub fermented red soya bean curd mashed 1块南乳,捣烂
1 tbsp sugar 1大匙糖
1 tsp shaoxing wine 1大匙绍兴酒

  1. Mix chicken whole legs with marinade and marinated for 1 hour or best overnight. Arrange onto a baking tray lined with aluminium foil.
  2. Bake in a preheated over at 200°C for 35 minutes. Remove and cut into pieces. Serve.